Bloor Collegiate Institute (Gr 09 - 12)
1141 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON
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Bloor Collegiate Institute, established in 1925, has a long tradition of scholarship and post-secondary success for our many graduates. While small enough to be comfortable, Bloor C.I. offers a full range of academic, business and arts courses.
Grade 9 students choose from a unique selection of options including a course in skills for success in high school and courses in computer arts and music. We offer a variety of enrichment opportunities. Our partnership with the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics brings cutting edge modern physics into our science classrooms. Opportunities for senior students include an in-school University of Toronto course (Sociology 101) and mathematics lectures at the University of Toronto.
Bloor C.I. is a small, caring, diverse community based on respect for all. Special features of our school include: TOPS on BLOOR - an enriched Math and Sciences program; the STEPS to University Program; Advanced Placement Courses; our partnerships with the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics and the University of Toronto; computer based Visual Arts courses; ESL courses; extensive co-op, peer tutoring, attendance monitoring and a wide variety of varsity and intramural sports.
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TOPS on BLOOR
TOPS on BLOOR is an enriched high school experience pioneered by the staff of Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute and available to qualified students at both Marc Garneau C.I. and Bloor C.I. Entrance is by examination held in December. TOPS students are highly motivated and have a deep interest in math and science. Students in the program are grouped together for most of their classes over the four years of secondary education. Course work is enriched in a variety of ways depending on the strengths and interests of students and teachers. Details of the courses and the application process are available on the school website.
The students and staff of Bloor C.I. benefit through a variety of external partnerships. We are a host school for the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education / University of Toronto. In this program pre service teachers learn from Bloor teachers and students receive the benefits of additional academic support and athletic coaching. Read more about Partnerships
Bloor C.I. is an award winning Eco School. Our students develop leadership skills by participating as Eco Mentors and assisting in neighbouring elementary schools. They demonstrate their desire for social justice through involvement in a variety of activities including peer tutoring, the 30 Hour Famine, Adopt a Village, Me to We and the Terry Fox Run. Read more about Student Leadership
Life at Bloor C.I.
We offer a variety of co-curricular clubs and workshops in the arts. We also offer both competitive and non-competitive athletic opportunities through our teams and intramural program. There are numerous opportunities for our students to participate in community events such as Vow of Silence, 2 Ball, and Ski/Snowboard day. There is something for everyone. Read more about Life at Bloor C.I.
Instrumental and Vocal Music Programs
Our music program offers a choice of vocal, band or strings. Both beginner and experienced courses are offered. Our student performers are featured on our daily announcements, perform for community groups and stage the annual Winterfest celebration of music and dance.