Malvern Collegiate Institute's Mission Statement
Welcome to Malvern, one of Toronto’s oldest high schools, serving the Beach community and French Extended/Immersion programs in the area. We offer a wide range of programs in a semestered format. Malvern also offers extensive extra-curricular programs in visual arts, drama, music, equity & social justice, and athletics. We are well known for our athletic and academic achievements, with numerous championship teams and prestigious scholarship winners. Educational tours and exchanges foster community relationships, both local and abroad. Enroll in Malvern and enjoy a wealth of opportunities to participate in our dynamic learning community.
Drama, Music, Visual /Media Arts & Technology
Our drama students present several student-run productions each year that engage the students in production, performance, and stage & lighting. Malvern has also introduced a new Film Studies course. Visual arts students create works in drawing, painting, print making & sculpture. Media arts students learn animation, digital music & video techniques. Tech. Ed. students learn manufacturing, drafting techniques, engineering & architectual design using various materials and equipment. Music students learn to perform at a high level while developing an understanding of theory & history.
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In addition to compulsory English courses we offer numerous options, including Media Studies and Grade 12 Writer's Craft, and a grade 12 Film Studies & Production coures. We've invested in replacing our texts with short stories, novels, and poetry by BIPOC authors.
Cdn. & World Studies/Social Sciences & Humanities
Core courses in Geography, History & Civics enhance understanding of Canada and our world while developing research, inquiry and communication skills. Senior courses include: Travel & Tourism, World Issues, US History, World History, Economics, Law, Social Sciences, Philosophy, Equity & Social Justice and World Religions.
Mathematics and Science
Math & Science are everywhere! More than just numbers and knowledge; Math & Science are a way of thinking. Be observant, be creative, be thoughtful. Join the engineering club & "tinker" away.. At Malvern, you will learn how Math & Science connect to engineering, business, the arts and STEM.
Health and Physical Education
Our Healthy Active Living courses encourage a lifelong pursuit of physical activity and develop skills required to lead a healthy lifestyle. Students may choose to focus on improving their personal fitness & knowledge of training by opting for Personal Fitness Activities in grades 10/11/12. Kinesiology and Leadership courses will be offered to grade 12 students.
Our SHSM program is in Health Science and Wellness as many of our students are interested in a career in the Health industry.
- Credit Recovery Program
- Resource Room Support
- 2 Credit and 4 Credit Co-op
- eLearning Courses
- Inter-Disciplinary Courses
- 5 Computer Labs (3 are mobile)
- Weight Training Facility
- Swimming Pool
Student Life - Where You Belong
Fostering a sense of community is a focus at Malvern. The school offers a variety of opportunities for learners to engage in Malvern's vibrant extra-curricular life. Malvern currently has over 30 clubs & groups in various areas of interest such as the arts, culture & social justice. Our music ensembles offer a range of musical opportunities. Culturally focused groups run fun events that promote cultural competencies & inclusion.
Malvern is a leader in areas of equity & social justice. It is an Anne Hope Award winning school for Excellence in Human Rights and a gold level Eco-School. Anchored by our Equity Council which addresses issues of safety and social justice & our Eco-Schools Council, student led groups focus on issues of the environment, empowerment, sexual stereotyping, poverty, human rights and supporting mental health.
The Black Knights have over 100 years of athletic excellence and Malvern's strong sporting tradition is still alive today. Malvern has over 20 teams such as football, hockey, baseball, cross-country, swimming, rugby, track and field, soccer & volleyball. From sports to the arts; to culture and social justice, there is a place for everyone at Malvern.
WHAT SETS US APART
Opportunities for Engagement. Malvern is a school with strong traditions, and has also changed to meet the needs of today's diverse students. Our strength is our focus on community and that includes our parents and guardians via our School Council. We work as a community to help assist new students find their place in our vibrant student life. There is an introductory orientation day as well as a co-curricular fair for all new students to meet the leaders of all of our clubs and teams to find out how to get involved. There are special evening programs for parents regarding our academic programs and extra-curricular offerings. Everyone has a chance to find out what we offer and how they can engage. Supportive staff and students through our Peer Leader Program assist new students with getting involved.
PARENT AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Malvern C.I.'s School Council is composed of a dedicated group of parents working to ensure student success and school performance. Malvern also maintains strong links with its alumni group: the Red and Black Society. This group meets regularly and is involved with many initiatives.
Parents and alumni support the school by working on a variety of initiatives that support parents and enhance student learning. A safe, inclusive & equitable learning climate is essential if students are to succeed in school.