Introducing Middle School

Blyth Academy Lawrence Park

Launching September 2020

Message From Our Principal

About Our Campus

Since 2010, Blyth Academy has become firmly rooted in the Lawrence Park community and continues to grow with our launch of Grades 7 & 8 in September 2020.

We currently have 200 full-time students in Grades 9-12 and have graduated over 500 students to top universities and colleges. Over 90 percent of those graduates earned a spot in their first-choice destination. Blyth Academy is much more than a place to achieve credits; it is an encouraging and flexible environment in which every student is known.

In our small class sizes, our middle school students will engage with their peers and teachers in a dynamic setting. They will be challenged within our 14 categories of Promises, and empowered to understand the ‘how’ and ‘why’ of education, instead of just the ‘what’.

Our teachers love what they teach and are seriously invested in student success. The campus at Blyth Academy Lawrence Park is lively and intimate. We will have a wide range of clubs, teams and leadership opportunities to make for a full middle school experience.

Come ask the tough questions—our doors are always open. We have a unique set of experiences and challenges for our middle school students to thrive within.

Principal, Blyth Academy Lawrence Park

Blyth Academy Lawrence Park Middle School Logo

At Blyth Academy Lawrence Park Middle School

Students Will…


Be challenged academically, whether they are top of the class or new to the material


Go beyond perceived limits


Better understand who they are, how they learn, what they love


Create STEAM products to share with each other, with family, and with the community


Further their passions and discover new ones through diverse in-class and extra-curricular activities

We Will…


Provide a modern and innovative middle school for our North Toronto community


Foster a strong community where everyone is seen, heard, and known


Deliver an enriched, integrated curriculum that challenges & addresses the whole student


Graduate students with a toolbox for success in their high school and beyond


Follow through on a bold and measurable set of 14 PROMISES

Our 14 Promise Categories

By the end of the school year, students will…

Moon Phase One

Run a 5K

Moon Phase Two

Perform in a play

Moon Phase Three

Cook for 50

Moon Phase Four

Write effectively and parler en français conversational dans un environment francophone

Moon Phase Five

Operate a micro-economy

Moon Phase Six

Play a musical instrument and pass a royal conservatory grade

Moon Phase Seven

Publish a creative writing piece or artistic work

Moon Phase Eight

Generate confidence with numeracy and real-life math

Moon Phase Nine

Type and program to a real-time industry standard

Moon Phase Ten

Identify their preferred study and note-taking strategies

Moon Phase Eleven

Adventure with purpose and reduce their environmental footprint

Moon Phase Twelve

Volunteer for a cause they believe in

Moon Phase Thirteen

Read for pleasure

Moon Phase Fourteen

Discover themselves

Real Food For Real Kids

In middle school at Blyth Academy Lawrence Park, a healthy litter-less lunch program will be made available to students daily. This program will include a selection of healthy kid-approved dishes that are served by the Real Good Lunch Club coaches. All students will eat the same meal (excepting in the case of dietary restriction) together at the same time.

The average cost of each meal is about $6.15 per student for a total of $93.00 per month, per student. This lunch program cost is included in the students’ yearly tuition.

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Want to Know More?

Learn more about our 14 promises and how we plan on delivering on them at an upcoming info session.

Effective March 17, 2020, Blyth Academy is remote organization in hopes of doing our part to slow the spread of COVID-19. We will be receiving all emails, phone calls, and voicemails and are dedicated to maintaining business as usual. Thank you for your continued support!

Though our doors are temporarily closed, the minds of our students will remain open. Our students will continue their academic journey through virtual classrooms, to ensure our students don’t miss out on valuable curriculum hours. Our small class sizes and individualized approach will continue in a virtual model, as will the structure that students need to be engaged and successful during the closure. Live virtual classes, office hours, guidance support and even extracurricular activities will continue through virtual tools. In these uncertain times, we believe that our students benefit greatly from the structure, social interaction and support their school provides them.

Our plans include continuing term three virtually, along with all of the usual processes for student report cards and information sharing with post-secondary institutions delivered on schedule. Planning for term four is underway with Principals and guidance staff working on finalizing courses and students’ schedules.

Blyth Academy is committed to providing students with personalized instruction and support, focusing on critical and creative thinking skills, and nurturing curiosity, innovation and student leadership. We are also committed to providing ongoing communication between the school and families.

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