Branksome Hall is Toronto's only all-girls, all-years IB World School. Our unique blend of wellness, IB academics, global engagement and leadership opportunities ensures we are integrating 21st century learning into our students’ daily lives. Our Boarding Program is home to 65 girls from Grade 7 to 12 from 20 countries. We offer Latin, ESL (English as Second Language), and German through our International Languages Program. Beyond the classroom, our students participate in various clubs, athletic teams, leadership opportunities and service learning experiences. 100% of our graduates attend university and were Ontario Scholars. 93% of our 2017 grads were offered scholarships to university.
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Our IB Advantage for girls is our unique integration of well-being, academics and International mindedness to ensure our students become caring, principled citizens of the world.
Our downtown Toronto location provides our boarding students with access to all that Toronto has to offer - restaurants, shops, museums, galleries, sporting events, special attractions and more!
We welcome German boarding students to experience the Branksome advantage from a one year stay to the completion of the IB Diploma Program and Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) in Grade 12.
FALL: Basketball, Cross Country Running, Field Hockey, Learn-to-Row, Soccer, Swimming
WINTER: Alpine Ski, Badminton, Ice Hockey, Rowing, Volleyball, Swimming
SPRING: Golf, Rowing, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, Ultimate Frisbee
Dance, Drama, Film, Music, Photography and Visual Arts
School Type: Boarding/Day
International Students accepted for: Boarding
Year Founded: 1903
International students accepted for: other
Info: Branksome Hall's Boarding Program is open to Canadian and International students beginning in Grade 7 to Grade 12. Our one year experiences are available from Grade 9 to Grade 11.
Boarding Grades: Grade 7
Day Grades: Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12
Dress Code: Branksome Hall students wear a uniform daily. The formal uniform worn every Monday includes a kilt, blazer, shirt and tie. Other uniform options are available for the remainder of the week.
Foreign Languages: French, Spanish, Latin, ESL
Entrance Dates: September
Length of stay: Full Year
Application Deadlines: January 1, 2019
Application Process: School Report, Teacher's Reference, Application Fee, Interview, Entrance Examination
Info: The application has an easy to follow checklist to ensure all of the application pieces are complete (report cards, passport, teacher recommendations, etc.). Once the application is submitted, we will arrange for the interview and testing. We can conduct an online interview. We accept the SSAT (Secondary School Admissions Test) or we can send our English and mathematics entrance tests to the applicant’s school for completion.
Info: Branksome Hall students love learning on our picturesque city campus. Located in downtown Toronto, our 13-acre campus includes a gorgeous ravine woodlot with an outdoor classroom and a winding pathway – places where girls can learn about their natural environment.
Branksome Hall is nestled in the residential neighbourhood of Rosedale, within walking distance of the University of Toronto, public transit, libraries, theatres and the vibrant intersection of Yonge and Bloor streets.
Our buildings include a mixture of heritage mansions and modern structures, all with state-of-the-art technology. Our new award-winning Athletics and Wellness Centre includes two saltwater swimming pools, yoga and dance studios, a rowing centre, a gym and a high-performance fitness centre, as well as a bright dining hall and outdoor terraces.
Number of courses / system: Non-semestered
Enrolment Total: 900
Enrolment Day Students: 836
Enrolment Boarding students: 64
Enrolment International Students: 70% of boarders are International while 30% of day
Countries represented: Canada, China, South Korea, Hong Kong, Germany, Mexico, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Barbados, Iran, Indonesia, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, Tanzania, India, Ukraine,USA
Average class size: 18 - 20
Student/Teacher Ratio: 1:12
Academics: Branksome Hall is an IB World School. We offer the PYP (Primary Years Program) for JK to Grade 6, MYP (Middle Years Program) for Grades 7 to 10 and the DP (Diploma Program) for Grades 11 & 12. Our student centered curricula focuses on the development of thinking, research, communication, self-management and social skills. Our graduates are welcomed into the best universities around the world.
Support Programs: Individualized extra help with subject teachers
Guidance & University Counselling
International Languages Program
Learning Strategies Support
Daily Math Clinics
Specialized Programs: International Baccalaureate, OSSD, Trips, other
Info: Our boarding students live in one of three beautiful and recently renovated residences on campus. We offer spacious rooms that accommodate three, two or one student per room. Each floor includes a private and communal bathroom. Our boarding residences remain open for all three and four day breaks with special programing on campus and in Toronto.
|International Seven Day Boarding Tuition||CAD 63,650||EUR 43264,00|
|International Day Tuition||CAD 32,500||EUR 22090,81|
|Extra Fees||Initial Registration Fee = $8500Mandatory school laptop = $2200-3500 or BYOD Textbooks = $1000Uniform = $1000Health Insurance = $800Weekend Activities Fee = $750 Grade School Trip = $500Activity Fee|
|Tuition Refund Plan||Yes|
Health Insurance: mandatory
Please note that the school and program description is very much reduced. All information, in particular on the fee-structure, is based on the information provided by the individual Canadian school and is subject to change / as at: 12/2019