PHONE NUMBER: (416) 393-9424

GRADE RANGE: JK to 8

Bedford Park Public School's Mission Statement

At Bedford Park Public School, students, staff, parents and the greater community work supportively to optimize student learning and to develop the best that is within each child.

 
Our School Mission Statement:
 
"To provide excellent curricula developed collaboratively and clearly communicated within a climate which values and nurtures learning for all students in a safe and equitable environment"
 

School Focus For This Year

- Prioritizing and aligning all school activites and events to our main objective- optimizing student learning via effective classroom programs and practices.
 
-Addressing the needs of all students through differentiated instructional strategies

More Information About Bedford Park Public School

Reading and Writing

Bedford Park Public School plans to continue to implement the use of Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA), Exemplars and Comprehension Attitude Strategies Inventory (CASI). Additionally, we will continue use of the Library Resource Centre as a support for research, writing and reading projects, and information technology.    

Mathematics

We will emphasize the communication of mathematics solution strategies through use of the following: math totes, journals, sharing times, and small group work. Furthermore, we will increase the use of manipulatives at the junior grades, three part lessons and  use Ministry exemplars in assessment practices.

Special Education Team

 Bedford Park Public School will support and expand the use of our Special Education team of teachers as consultants in helping regular teachers differentiate, accommodate and/or modify curriculum in the regular classroom for students with special needs and assist teachers in the implementation of Individual Education Plans (I.E.P.s).

Additional Features

  • Reading Buddies
  • Borrow-A-Book Program
  • Intramurals
  • Inquiry Based Learning
  • Variety of Sports Teams
  • Student Council
  • Music-Band and Strings

Student Life - Where You Belong

GO TEAM

Get involved at Bedford Park Public School. There's something for everyone!
Student Leadership opportunities through Student Council and Me to We Groups
Arts Programs
-Drama, Learning though the Arts, Strings and Band
 
Intramurals
- Cooperative Games
- Soccer
 
Athletic Teams
- Badminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Slo-Pitch, Track and Field, Volleyball, Hockey
 
 

WHAT SETS US APART

The school serves over 700 students -- JK-Grade 8 and a staff of 42 teachers along with 3 support staff.
 
The Bedford Park Community Centre permits our facilities. The Parks and Recreation Department of the City of Toronto shares our pool, gymnasium and playground.
 
Ranleigh Rascals, a school-aged daycare centre serving about 100 students, is housed in the school.

PARENT AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Parents are very involved in our school through:
 
- School Committees: computers, safety, staffing, school improvement, positive behaviour, outdoor enrichment
- parent volunteers who assist in all aspects of school life
- Financial Support for Classroom Enrichment
 
Community involvement includes:
 
-Public library class visits,
-Scientists in the Schools and Visiting Artists
-Community Night and Silent Auction