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Africentric Secondary Programs

Grade 9 and 10 students from across the city can now be part of a new Africentric Secondary Program offered at Winston Churchill CI in the east and Downsview SS in the west.

These programs include an Africentric approach to learning that is embedded in core grade 9 and 10 courses. The curriculum draws on African-centered sources of knowledge and perspectives to create a rich and diverse educational experience that builds an environment of high academic achievement, increased student engagement and enriched cultural pride for all students.

The program is open to all students interested in taking Grade 9 and 10 courses with this focus. Learn more about the TDSB's two Africentric Secondary programs:

The Leonard Braithwaite Program at Winston Churchill CI

The Leonard Braithwaite Program is located within Winston Churchill CI in the city's east end. All grade 9 compulsory courses (English, Science, Geography, Math and Core French) and select grade 10 courses are offered with an Africentric focus and taught at an academic level.

Learn more: Visit the Winston Churchill CI's  website or email your questions to

Register: Work through your school's Guidance Counsellor to complete and submit a Leonard Braithwaite Program Registration Form.

Africentric Secondary Program at Downsview SS

Students in Downsview SS's Africentric Program can take four grade 9 compulsory courses (English, Math and Geography) or grade 10 courses with an Africentric focus. Located in the west end of Toronto, Downsview SS is a vibrant and dynamic school that offers a variety of academic programs and extracurricular activities for students.

Learn more: Visit the Downsview SS website or email your questions to

Interested? Submit a completed application package to the office at Downsview SS. The package should include:

  • A letter explaining why you are interested in program
  • An optional attendance form
  • A copy of your most recent Grade 8 Report Card
  • A completed application form


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To enable all students to reach high levels of achievement and well-being
and to acquire the knowledge, skills
and values they need to become responsible, contributing members of
a democratic and sustainable society.
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