BSS will continue to keep the health and safety of students and employees a priority. 
We will continue with guidelines and expectations to minimize the potential exposure of our students and employees to COVID-19 and any other communicable illnesses, including following all government guidelines responsively. We are confident that we will be able to care, as we always have, for our students. 

COVID-19 Infection Control Procedures

Frequently Asked Questions

Visiting BSS

List of 3 frequently asked questions.

Health & Safety

List of 3 frequently asked questions.

  • Does The Bishop Strachan School have a vaccination policy?

    We strongly recommend that all visitors and BSS community members, including students and employees, remain up to date on all their vaccinations.
  • How is BSS reducing risk and the potential spread of COVID-19?

    We encourage all BSS community members to follow good hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette. We have maintained enhanced cleaning protocols, especially in high-touch areas.
  • What health and well-being supports are available for Boarders?

    The Wellness Nurses, School Psychologist and Boarding employees are available to discuss any issue. Each boarder’s circle of support extends to include TAG Advisors, Student Services Counsellors, teachers, Vice Principals, Principals and the School Chaplain. Our School Psychologist is available to run individual and group sessions with a focus on managing change and developing resilience. 

    Boarding will continue to implement an immersive and exciting on and off-campus program that adheres to health and safety guidelines. Boarders will continue to have access to fitness areas within the school.

    All Boarders must have emergency medical insurance. This year, Boarding is piloting a Student Assistance Program through Homewood Health (Equitable Life), which will provide wellness services with complete confidentiality. Parental permission is required for a student account to be created.