Admissions

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Come visit us!
BSS students come from throughout the Toronto area, across Canada and around the world. They come to discover who they are and who they can be. To be part of a unique learning experience. To make lifelong friends. To develop resilience and grit. But don’t take our word for it – come and discover our school and all it offers. We look forward to meeting you!
We hope you can join us for our in-person and virtual Admissions events in the fall of 2022. Please scroll down to learn more about our events.
 
You can also visit us virtually by exploring our online 360 tour featuring the Junior, Middle and Senior School classrooms, Boarding, STEAM labs, and performing arts and athletics facilities.

If you have any questions, please email us at studentrecruiting@bss.on.ca.

Events 2022

To ensure the health and safety of our staff and students, please note that all visitors are expected to be fully vaccinated and it is optional to wear a mask within the school. We also expect visitors to self screen at home for illness symptoms before entering the school. If you are not feeling well the day of your tour or interview, our team will happily help you reschedule your visit. For more information about our events please click here.

Student Perspectives and Admission Connections

Please join us on September 29, 2022 for a virtual event to learn more about the value of an independent school education and will offer a chance to virtually connect with the admissions teams from all of the top independent schools in Toronto. For more information about this event please click here. 


First Look at Learning: How BSS Prepares Students for Post-Secondary Studies

Join us for this informative virtual session to learn more about the Culture of Powerful Learning at BSS. We will highlight the Reggio Emilia approach of the Junior School, inquiry-based learning in the Middle and Senior School, the academic rigour of the Advanced Placement (AP) Program and how BSS prepares our students for post-secondary studies. You will hear from Dr. Terpstra, Head of School, the Dean of Teaching and Learning, BSS parents, students and alumnae.

Click here to register.


Open House

Our Open Houses are designed to give you a great introduction to BSS at the Junior, Middle or Senior School level. You will hear from teachers, students, parents and alumnae, and learn more about what makes the BSS approach to teaching and learning different.

Watch this video to discover what learning looks like at BSS.

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Fall 2022 Dates

The Toronto Consortium of Independent Schools (Virtual) Thursday, September 29








Fall 2022 Dates

First Look at Learning:
How BSS Prepares Students for Post-Secondary Studies (Virtual)
Monday, October 3, 7:00 - 8:00 pm (EST)














Fall 2022 Dates

Junior School Tuesday, October 25, 5:30 - 7:30 pm (EST)
Middle and Senior School Wednesday, October 26, 5:30 - 7:30 pm (EST)
Boarding (Virtual) Wednesday, November 2, 8:00 - 9:00 am (EST)
Round Table Discussion (Virtual) Thursday, November 3, 6:30 - 7:30 pm (EST)


Connect Over Coffee

Please join us for an informative session where you will learn more about the deep approach to teaching and learning in our entry grades.

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Fall 2022 Dates

Grade 6 Tuesday, November 8, 9:00 - 10:00 am
Grade 9 Wednesday, November 9, 9:00 - 10:00 am
Grade 7 Thursday, November 10, 9:00 - 10:00 am

Understanding the Reggio Emilia approach in our Junior Kindergarten

Tuesday, November 22 , 9:00 am

Understanding the Reggio Emilia approach in our Primary Grades (1-4)

Thursday, November 24​, ​9:00 am


Round Table Discussion

Please join us for a virtual round-table discussion to hear from a panel of guests from the BSS Community. Come learn about our challenging academic program, our rich co-curricular, leadership and service opportunities and have your questions about BSS answered.

Round Table Discussion (Virtual)
Thursday, November 3, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Jump-In Morning Chats

Starting September 13, the Student Recruiting team will be available every Tuesday morning on Zoom to answer any questions you may have about the application process. Feel free to jump-in any time between 9:00 - 10:00 am to connect with a member of our team. We look forward to connecting with you! 
 

Scholarships and Financial Assistance Info Session

Financial assistance is a cornerstone of our commitment to providing inclusive and accessible education. Last year, thanks to donations from our generous community, we have allocated $2.1 million in financial assistance to current and new families. We also offer a number of merit-based scholarships available to students entering Grade 7 - 12.

Join our Virtual Financial Assistance and Scholarship Information Night on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at​ ​6:30 pm.

Did you know that BSS allocated $2.1 million in financial assistance for the 2021-22 school year? Tune in to find out everything you need to know about financial assistance - it may surprise you to find out who is eligible!

On the Road Again

We are travelling once again! Please see the dates listed and join us at a location near you. Contact Suzanne Ranson, Director of Enrolment, at sranson@bss.on.ca for more details. 
September 13-15 School Connections  Rhode Island
October 7-9  NABSW UK
October 9-13  
October 13
October 15
Individual Meetings 
TABS Fair
TABS Fair 
Germany
Mexico
Colombia
November 16 Bedi Walker North American Boarding School Fair Jamaica
November 20 Bedi Walker North American Boarding School Fair Bahamas
November 28-30  Individual Meetings  Mexico