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Blyth Education

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Blyth Education

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Students need secure and comfortable accommodation in order to optimize the chances for academic success. We only partner with homestay families who are a suitable match for the unique needs of each of our international students. Our families are screened and evaluated regularly.
All families provide a private room in a warm and friendly environment with three nutritious meals per day. The homestay experience includes the following:
Average distance of 45-60 minutes to the school
24-hour emergency phone number
Optional airport transfers
Three meals per day
Optional custodianship service  Accommodation Our 2-week Orientation program will prepare students for the upcoming academic year. The program includes:
a non-credit ESL or Academic course to study and explore Toronto
visits some of Toronto’s most popular attractions
mix with Canadian Blyth students
participate in Blyth’s experiential learning program with our partner institutions such as ROM, TIFF, AGO, and Outward Bound 2- Week Orientation Program Blyth Academy’s curriculum partnerships with prestigious cultural institutions allows us to provide an unrivalled level of enrichment for all of our students. For designated courses, several times per term, students will take their classes with staff from:
Royal Ontario Museum
Art Gallery of Ontario
TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival)  Course Partnerships We encourage students to join our comprehensive and fun 2-week summer program and orientation at the end of August and early September. The purpose of the program is to familiarize students with Blyth Academy staff and courses, the local homestay family, and the Toronto area. Upon completion of the program, students will be ready to meet the academic challenges of the upcoming school year. 2- Week High School Preparation and Orientation Program We have partnered with the Barrie Colts, one of the top junior teams in the Ontario Hockey League. Aspiring hockey players will train in the morning with staff from the Colts, headed by Dale Hawerchuk – a former NHL all-star and member of the Hall of Fame. Several players from the Colts study with us. Barrie Colts Hockey Academy Located in the heart of downtown Whitby, our sparkling new campus, only 45 minutes east of Toronto, is within walking distance of the recently renovated Whitby Public Library, Peel Park and numerous Ontario Conservation Areas. Whitby's advanced sports training program attracts students who need a flexible academic schedule to accommodate their training needs.
Enrolment: 40 students

7 classrooms
2 SMART boards
Science lab
Computer lab
Small kitchen
Grades: 9-12
Free membership in Whitby Ability Centre

Partnerships: TWIST Athletic Conditioning, Whitby Public Library, Whitby Ability Centre, Station Art Gallery    Whitby

Conveniently located near Centennial Park and overlooking Kempenfelt Bay, our newly opened campus is the proud academic partner of the Barrie Colts, Barrie's junior hockey team. A little over 1 hour from Toronto, our school is ideal for students searching for a small, friendly and traditional Canadian community with easy access to Toronto.

Enrolment: 35 students

6 classrooms
2 SMART boards
Science lab
Grades: 9-12

Partnerships: Studio Bliss, Barrie Arts Collective, Barrie Music Recording Studio   Barrie Thornhill Located 40 minutes west of Toronto, this campus caters to students in Grades 6-12. Blyth Burlington is known for its high performance sports academy, which allows athletes to train and compete without compromising their academic goals. Sports include: hockey, baseball, soccer, gymnastics, and lacrosse. Full time students have a full membership at the Burloak Sports Centre. 
Enrolment: 55 students

International students: 5%

8 classrooms
4 SMART boards
Science lab
Grades: 6-12
Free membership in Burloak Sports Centre

Partnerships: Conacher Athletics, Burlington Fitness and Racquet Club Burlington
25 minutes west of downtown Toronto on the shores of Lake Ontario, Port Credit has become one of the most prosperous and lively communities in Mississauga. The campus operates out of a beautiful and modern building backing onto one of Port Credit's most prestigious neighbourhoods.
Enrolment: 60 students

International students: 2%

6 classrooms
2 SMART boards
Computer and science lab
Grades: 9-12
Free membership in Ontario Racquet Club

Partnerships: Oakwood Academy (community outreach for children with autism), Ontario Racquet Club   Port Credit Yorkville 2012 / 13 Term Dates (2-3 courses per term, 9-11 weeks per term):
Term 2: November 15 – February 1
Term 3: February 5 – April 22
Term 4: April 23 – June 27
Term 5 (Summer School): July 2 – Aug 30 Block System & Term Structure Application Process Good academic standing in the student's current and previous school year
Teacher or Principal recommendation
Max 19 years of age Academy - Admission Requirements In 2012, we partnered with Queen’s University, one of Canada’s most prestigious universities, to deliver Queen’s Blyth Worldwide - a diverse range of summer university credit programs located in Europe and Latin America. These credits are available to all international and Canadian students attending a Canadian university. The credits obtained on this program are transferable to any university in Canada. Blyth is a pioneer in overseas summer high school credit programs. Since 1979, thousands of Canadian students have earned high school credits in one of the many engaging programs we operate in countries around the world. International Summers Cameron Harvey
Vice President, Admissions & Recruitment
www.BlythEducation.com Questions? We provide a dedicated and intensive academic ESL program with 5 levels at all our locations from Beginner to Advanced.

Our curriculum focuses on 4 key areas: 

Clear communication
Effective academic reading & writing
Rapid vocabulary building
Cultural clarity ESL Program Foundations Program
Grades 9 &10
Located in the Yonge-Lawrence Village, our Lawrence Park campus is a thriving urban Toronto school situated in a neighbourhood environment.
Enrolment: 83

International students: 3%

9 classrooms
3 SMART boards
Computer and science lab
2 buildings
Grades: 9-12
Free membership in Extreme Fitness

Partnerships: ROM, AGO, TIFF, Freehand School of Art, Extreme Fitness Lawrence Park Completed applications should be received 6 weeks prior to start date.
Blyth adheres to a strict quota of international students. Seats for eligible students are available on a first come, first served basis. Apply well in advance to secure a spot.
Please refer to www.blytheducation.com for more details on the terms and conditions Application Notes Who We Are 7 Campuses and Growing! Specialized Programs ESL Program Advanced Sports Programs Admissions BLYTH ENGAGING | PERSONALIZED | UNIQUE Offered to Grades 9 & 10 students, this life skills program will enhance the learning experience of our students by integrating experiential courses with our partners - ROM, AGO, TIFF and Outward Bound Canada.

The goal is to help young students learn essential life skills to help them face the challenges of a modern and independent life.  The Blyth Academy Model Avg class size of 8-10 students

10% international

Individualized curriculum and support

Four-terms per academic year

Summer start dates

Block system

Individualized curriculum

Inspired teachers

Strong guidance support Ontario credit courses

Blyth Academy is certified by the Ontario Ministry of Education

Credits are issued through Blyth Academy

Upon successful completion, report cards are sent to students and a transcript is sent to their home school / university ACCREDITATION Blyth Academy
7 fully accredited high school campuses in the Toronto area:
- Yorkville
- Lawrence Park
- Thornhill
- Barrie
- Whitby
- Port Credit
- Burlington

International Summers
Largest provider of Canadian high school credit programs abroad

Queen’s-Blyth Worldwide
3-4 week Canadian university credit programs in partnership with Queen’s University. Blyth Education Fill out our application: Submit a completed application with student and parent signatures to:
Blyth Academy
146 Yorkville Ave
Toronto, Ont M5R 1C2
P: +1 416 960 3552
E: blythadmissions@blytheducation.com
F: +1 647 343 1393
W: www.blytheducation.com
Additional items to be included in the application:
Official school transcripts or report cards for current and previous school year
Letter of recommendation from Teacher or Principal
Graded English essay
Skype interview
Notarized custodianship
Proof of Medical insurance
Updated immunization records
Colour photocopy of student passport
Non-refundable application fee of $250
Notification of acceptance: Applicant will be notified if they have been accepted within 1 week of receiving the completed application documents.
Pay tuition fees: Send the full tuition fee and notarized custodian documents.
Letter of Acceptance: Applicant will be sent Letter of Acceptance.
Study Permit: Apply for Study Permit at your nearest Canadian Embassy, Consulate, or High Commission. For contact details please visit: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/offices/missions.asp
Arrival and Course Selection: Students should contact Blyth 4 weeks prior to the start date to schedule an appointment for an academic and language assessment and to select their courses.

The recently renovated Thornhill campus is conveniently situated 30 minutes north of Toronto, where students have easy access to the community centre, public library, the Thornhill Fitness Centre, shops and restaurants.
Enrolment: 50 students

International students: 2%

7 classrooms
2 SMART boards
Science lab
Grades: 9-12
Free membership in Thornhill Fitness Centre

Partnerships: Thornhill Fitness Centre, the FUN Community School  
Centrally located, surrounded by the finest shops and restaurants in the city. Our curriculum partners, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), and the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), are short walks from the school.
Enrolment: 155

International students: 6%

12 classrooms
2 SMART boards
Small science lab
4 buildings (mini-campus atmosphere)
Grades: 9-12
Free membership in Yorkville Club

Partnerships: ROM, AGO, TIFF, Yorkville Club
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