I was grateful and excited to work with Blyth Academy to maintain the integrity of my coursework at the highest levels, have teachers with deep subject knowledge, seamless in-person and online classes, as well as benefit from more in-person labs, engaging well-resourced student clubs, and a timetable to balance all extracurriculars.
About Our Campus
Blyth Academy Lawrence Park
Blyth Academy Lawrence Park is a private high school that has been wonderfully embraced by its families and neighbours since opening in 2010. Active in and outside of class, Blyth Academy Lawrence Park hosts several signature events including a city-wide Triathlon, a very popular Music, Art and Drama night, and works closely with nearby partners including Anytime Fitness, the Freehand School of Art, The Teddington Retirement Residence, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award program and more. Students attending this school will quickly feel known and a part of something warm and positive. We are also a quick walk to Eglinton Park and all of its amenities.
Our school has an average class size of 12 which allows our educators to spend significant individualized time with each student while delivering a broad range of courses. When combined with first-class care, great teaching and exceptional guidance, wonderful things happen, and our students flourish.
- Grades 7 - 12
- Average class size of 12
- 15 classrooms
- Full member of the Small Schools’ Athletic Federation
- Triathlon, basketball, volleyball, soccer teams (and more individual sport opportunities)
- Travelling/competing Model UN and DECA teams
- Active student council, environmental club, cooking club, media/communications
- Monthly full-school assemblies and a LOT of school spirit!
Message From the Principal
At Blyth Academy, we know our students. With an average class size of 12, and youthful, engaging teachers who motivate and inspire, the roles of student and teacher are as collaborative partners in discussion or exploration. It is an entirely different model than one in which the teacher teaches and students are left to find ways to engage. Our young learners are active and acquiring knowledge themselves; very much empowered in understanding the ‘how’ and ‘why’ over the ‘what’ of education.
Our space is fresh and intimate, and our student body is active in building our own colourful range of club, team, and leadership opportunities. Come and ask the tough questions — our doors are open, we’re proud of what we have built, and prouder still to have a mix of students with varied pursuits and passions who are ‘together’ here and happy.
Principal, Blyth Academy Lawrence Park
What Makes Our Campus Unique?
Our campus student life is very active. We have access to local facilities where experiential learning takes places outside the classroom. Our art classes all take place in a professional art studio. We have access to a fitness facility across the street for all full-time students. There are also great healthy lunch options just outside our door!
At our campus, students get a personalized experience. Your child will feel known, liked, and ultimately intelligent and worthy. We make school less overwhelming and more engaging without compromising academic integrity. Small classes engender accountability—exactly what is needed for post-secondary education.
Blyth Academy is a part of Globeducate's group-wide commitment to creating eco-friendly schools. All Blyth Academy campuses have achieved Certified Eco School status, and our Lawrence Park campus has reached Gold Certification through initiatives supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for 2030.
Annie Lawton Scurfield
After more than 15 years working in the Healthcare Industry, I knew I wanted a change. I decided to go back to school to become a teacher. What I don’t have in teaching experience, I make up for in work and life experience!
Q. What/Who inspired you to become a teacher?
When I was little, I got the message that girls weren’t as good as boys at science and math. Then I had daughters of my own and to my surprise, they were coming home with similar messages to the ones I’d heard 30 years prior. I wanted to show girls that they can be great at science, math or whatever else they put their minds to!
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