STUDY AT BLYTH ACADEMY

It’s not enough to “make-do” with education in the age of COVID-19. We need to ensure our children are not only safe but prepared for what comes next and ready to succeed in an unknown future. Our small class sizes, individualized learning, and student support ensure that each and every learner is prepared for the opportunities coming their way.

 

At Blyth Academy, each of our eleven campuses is a thriving school community. Our average class size of fewer than 10 students, passionate and engaging teachers, and personalized approach inspire students and get them excited about their education. Our schools are a place where students are safe, seen, and celebrated for who they are and what they contribute.

 

Applications for the 2021-2022 academic year are now open for students Grades 4 to 12.

 

For more information on how we are keeping students and staff safe from COVID-19 please click here.

LEARNING OPTIONS FOR EVERY STUDENT

Blyth Academy Orbit

Virtual Teacher-Led Classrooms

Blyth Academy Orbit is a fully virtual campus for Grades 7 – 12. With the same academic principles as our physical schools, the campus offers small class sizes, rigorous academics, and live teacher-led classes held during regular school hours – all from the comfort of your own home. This virtual platform opens up our academic structure to students all over the world, without having to compromise the classroom experience and structured learning provided in a traditional school day.

Blyth Academy Online

Self-Directed Online Courses

Over 160 Ontario high school courses are available through Blyth Academy Online’s easy-to-use platform for Grades 9 – 12. Ministry inspected and nationally recognized, Blyth Academy Online’s instructor-supported courses are modular, extremely flexible and can be completed in as little as three weeks. Repeat and reach-ahead courses are available for students whose studies have been disrupted, or who want to better prepare for next year.

Full-Time and Part-Time Programs Available

Speak to an Admissions Advisor or campus Principal, and attend a virtual info session to learn more about our full-time and part-time studies.

Shaping the World

Blyth Academy is a private high school in Ontario with ten campuses. Each school is designed to be a community of 100-200 students and has truly small class sizes. Blyth Academy offers a comprehensive full-time program, as well as night school, private courses, summer school, and online classes.

Our primary focus is to enhance academic achievement to prepare all students for post secondary and beyond. Ninety per cent of our students receive first-choice university acceptance. In addition, the majority of our students demonstrate an improvement in their attitude towards learning and their marks have reflected this academic growth. Credits earned at Blyth Academy are universally accepted and highly respected, and our students have gone on to attend top universities, both domestic and abroad.

Here at Blyth Academy, we tailor the curriculum to the individual student, not the other way around. By taking into account each student’s learning style and extra-curricular responsibilities, we are able to customize a plan unique to the individual.

Latest News

How to Help Your Kids Deal With Their Mental Health

As we prepare to return to school in September, Jessica Lewis, Lead Guidance Counsellor at Blyth Academy Mississauga, who has a Master of Education in Counselling Psychology, sat down with Danielle Michaud of Breakfast Television to talk about ways to help children deal with their mental health.

How To Prepare Your Kids For Academic Success Post COVID

How To Prepare Your Kids For Academic Success Post COVID

With everything they’ve been through in the last year, are you wondering how you can get your child back on track, engaged and enthusiastic about next school year? We’re super excited to join YMC, Erica Ehm and several expert panelists for a candid conversation on exactly this.

Find an in-person campus near you

Though our physical doors remain temporarily closed, the minds of our students stay open. Summer classes are continuing to meet on their regular daily schedules, in virtual classrooms with face-to-face instruction and peer interaction.  The Blyth Academy model of small class sizes, flexible scheduling and individualized approach have enabled us to remain faithful to our standards. Our commitment to ongoing and meaningful communication between school, teachers, students and families has been critical to this effort.

Although our students have transitioned into summer mode and COVID-19 restrictions have begun to loosen, we are looking ahead to what September will hold for our campuses and families.
We want to be clear - our preference and our priority is to get students back to our campuses, but we must ensure this is done in a safe and effective way. While we await official guidance from Public Health and the Ministry of Education, a "return to school" task force has been hard at work putting concrete operational plans in place for all likely scenarios. This includes a full return to campus with safeguards, a blended model of virtual and in-campus learning and the continuation of fully virtual classrooms. All scenarios will provide robust learning and live, daily instruction and interaction with teachers and peers. 
With ten campuses across Ontario, we realize that each one of our schools is a unique space and community. We will be implementing across-the-board policies on hand washing, facility cleaning and social distancing measures. Each school is also prepared to pivot individually based on the guidance of local health authorities and to best serve students and families. 
Our recent survey showed that over 80 per cent of Blyth Academy families are eager to return to campuses, and we are hard at work to prepare for this day. As September's scenario becomes clearer and more information becomes available, we will continue to communicate. 

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