Western Technical-Commercial School's Mission Statement
For over 80 years, Western Tech, situated in picturesque Bloor West Village, has provided students with an exceptional Academic program coupled with state-of-the-art computer, classroom and technological facilities. In addition to offering all of the required Academic courses for University, College and Workplace destinations, Western provides the rare opportunity for students to add the hands-on high skill set often missing from high school graduates as they pursue their future Degree and Diploma programs. Our students develop their interests and direction through an exploration of our diverse course offerings in English, Social Sciences, Science, Mathematics, Art, Physical and Health Education, Technology and specialized programs.
Western students thrive and excel, win many community and educational scholarships and awards and graduate with confidence. They develop as young adults in a school culture that values diversity, community and intellectual and emotional growth.
We offer a Specialist High Skills Major Robotics program in a new state-of-the-art robotic manufacturing teaching facility. We offer the only robotics program in Canada that integrates industrial robots into classroom curriculum. Our project-driven curriculum focuses on innovation and collaboration. Our program is designed to be cross-curricular: integrating engineering, design and programming into real world robotics. Western students consistently find success at the highest level in national FIRST Robotics competitions. Come experience the Western Advantage!
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Students also complete a leadership profile which they use to help apply for university, college, apprenticeship and scholarship entrance. This program provides students with the opportunity for both theoretical and hands on application.
Students have the opportunity to earn both college and high school credits concurrently by participating in this program. It is a resounding success allowing students to experience college and earn a college credit at no cost for tuition or books.Currently dual credit courses are offered at Centennial College, George Brown College, Humber College and Seneca College.
Our ESL students are actively involved in all areas of school life such as athletics, the arts, technology and leadership, and are well-represented among our award winners. Students are also treated to an annual department field trip. There is a settlement worker on site.
- Specialist High Skills Majors
- Sports Leadership
- Co-op Programs
- U of T - Science Discovery Program
- Elementary School Curricular Visits
- Students' Council
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WHAT SETS US APART
We honour the core mandate of public education by welcoming and respecting all types of students, providing equitable access to the most comprehensive and diverse program in the west end of Toronto. We nurture and support students as they grow into vibrant young adults. With everything from Gifted/Enriched, Engineering/Robotics, Leadership and CyberARTS… to Auto, Communication and Food Technologies, Western students develop skills and expertise that allow them to excel at any postsecondary destination.