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Blyth Academy Orbit

Where you learn matters. 

Welcome to Blyth Academy Orbit, a virtual school where students attend class from locations around the world, and describe themselves as Global, Resilient and Connected. All virtual classes are live, teacher-led, and designed to be highly engaging, taking students beyond the computer screen to enhance their education.

Grades
9 - 12
Student Body
50
Average Class Size
12
University Entry
91%

World-class education that gets our graduates noticed.
 

 

Blyth Academy Orbit is Ontario Ministry-inspected and adheres to all provincial standards.
BSID #665205

★★★★★
"It's hard to imagine a school better suited to our time and the needs of the current generation of learners."
- Our Kids -

Message from the Principal
Preparing students to become global citizens.

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Kristy Larose
Principal, Blyth Academy Orbit

Our campus is fully virtual, allowing students from around the world, no matter your location, to join live, teacher-led classes each day. Orbit students strive for excellence, and with our small class sizes, passionate teachers and commitment to student engagement, we support you on your academic journey to be the owner of your education and successes.

Whether you excel as a student within the comfort of your home, or can't commit to a physical school due to traveling for training, competitions or performances, Orbit’s virtual classrooms are a perfect fit to accommodate those needs. Our virtual classrooms provide the flexibility to attend school, wherever you are, and our highly engaging teachers ensure that the virtual high school experience is enriching and rewarding, both academically and socially.

Sincerely,

Academics
Destined to transform your child's future.

At Blyth Academy, we go beyond traditional teaching; we cultivate an environment where students thrive. Our dedication to academic excellence, combined with our experienced faculty, ensures your child receives a top-notch academic experience. With our small virtual class sizes, we personalize education to suit individual learning styles, ensuring every student excels and is ready for unparalleled academic achievement and boundless developmental opportunities in the virtual classroom setting.

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World-Class Programming
Boost academic and character excellence.

We designed our rigorous programs to provide a challenging yet supportive environment, helping your child progress steadily towards success.

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Attentive Teachers
Experience truly personalized learning.

Our educators craft individualized pathways tailored to your child's unique strengths and goals, making every day a step closer to their goals.

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Professional Guidance
Benefit from one-on-one support.

Your child's journey at Blyth Academy is marked by unwavering assistance from our guidance staff, helping them navigate academic and personal challenges with ease.

Building Confidence
Become a champion of your educational journey.

Our staff is dedicated to getting to know each student personally and assisting them in establishing expectations aimed at reaching their full potential, empowering them to become the primary drivers of their own educational journey.

English As A Second Language
Develop your English with our immersive program.

Prospective students aiming to achieve their Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) can leverage our virtual ESL courses. Tailored to Ontario's 5-level ESL curriculum, our courses are designed to enhance your English proficiency and instill confidence.

Flexible Schedule
Perfect for elite student-athletes.

From Team Canada athletes to Olympians, Blyth Academy Orbit's flexible, virtual classroom programming has supported student-athletes in reaching new heights on their athletic journey while maintaining a strong academic foundation.

Teachers
Dedicated to nurturing academic growth.

Committed to igniting young intellects and fostering academic advancement, our educators are driven by a passion for cultivating knowledge and propelling students toward their full potential.

Quadmesters
Pioneering the successful school model.

Did you know that Blyth Academy has a track record spanning over 15 years of successfully running quadmesters with several* intake periods per academic year? Through our signature quadmester structure, students can take two courses for ten weeks, accommodating travel, sports, or other academic commitments. This tailored approach allows them to delve deeper into subjects, develop a better understanding of the curriculum, and have better success in their courses.

Sept - Nov
Term One
Nov - Jan
Term Two
Jan - Apr
Term Three
Apr - Jun
Term Four

*High school students can join us at any of our four entry points throughout the academic year.

Heads of Departments
Leading academic integrity.

We take the quality of our educational programs seriously, which is why we’ve appointed Heads of Departments for mathematics, science, English, and instruction. These department heads play a pivotal role in curriculum development, staff mentoring, and fostering outstanding teaching practices to facilitate student growth.

Want to meet our Principal?
Schedule your private consultation.

Explore how we inspire a love for learning and individual growth, learn about our passionate staff, and discover the flexibility and passion that defines Blyth Academy Orbit. We can't wait to welcome you to our school!

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Virtual Campus Life
Celebrating uniqueness and fostering individuality.

From dynamic clubs and activities to engaging virtual classroom experiences, Blyth Academy Orbit is an immersive environment where diverse backgrounds, interests, and talents are celebrated, and every passion finds its canvas.

Our Students
The proof is in the pudding.

At Blyth Academy, we pride ourselves on raising a new generation of students willing to go beyond the status quo. These bright minds work tirelessly to achieve great results and it is our academic promise to support them along the way, be it through ongoing check-ins, extensive extra help, or supportive and encouraging staff.

Extracurriculars
It's about more than just going to class.

Our students are extraordinarily invested in virtual school life and ensuring their academic experience rivals, if not surpasses, the academic experience of their in-person peers. School spirit abounds and strong social bonds are common, as students from across the globe become classmates and friends in our virtual classrooms. Each Friday we set aside time for students to participate in clubs and societies and explore their interests beyond the classroom.

★★★★★
...great positive impact...

Our son loved attending Blyth and still talks about it to this day, that it was the best decision to attend and he had wished he started earlier. It made a great positive impact on his scholastic endeavors.

Jeanette B.
Parent

★★★★★
...the best decision...

Sarah flourished at Blyth Academy, and we couldn't be happier with her experience. She gained confidence, excelled academically, and formed lasting friendships. Enrolling her was the best decision we ever made.

John and Lisa S.
Parents

★★★★★
...exceeded our expectations...

Michael's time at Blyth Academy exceeded our expectations. He thrived in the supportive environment, and his academic achievements reflected that. We're grateful for the positive impact it had on his education.

David and Emily J.
Parents

Resources
Let's get you off to a good start.

To make it easier, we've created a simple 3-step process to make the most of your time on our website. Start with reviewing the general admissions process to get an idea of what the Admissions requirements are. Then, review our tuition and fees. And lastly, make sure to explore how your family can benefit from our Scholarships & Financial Aid program.

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How do I apply?

Our Admissions process is simple and straightforward. First, get in touch with our Admissions Advisors to discuss your unique needs. Then, proceed with a mandatory principal interview to assess the campus fit. And finally, make all the necessary financial arrangements to officially start your Blyth Academy journey.

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How much is the investment?

Believe it or not, but entry to private education can be affordable to many. On top of this, we're committed to transparent pricing and no hidden fee surprises. To see this for yourself, please take a moment to get familiar with this year's tuition fees below.

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Do you award scholarships & financial aid?

We most definitely do! In fact, it's our mission to support students' academic journeys based on their unique needs and talents, financially or otherwise. Make sure to see how Blyth Academy can help your family unlock opportunities and get a step closer to world-class education.

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Academic Delivery
We deliver the most flexible education in Canada.

Thanks to our signature quadmester approach, your child can start their Blyth Academy journey at any point throughout the school year. Interested in starting with us from day one? We'd love to welcome you as our Full-Year student. Considering switching schools or taking on some extra credit courses mid-year? Our Term-by-Term and Part-Time programs are your best options on the market.

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Most Popular
Discover Full-Year programs.

Blyth Academy's most comprehensive full-time offering designed for Grades 9 - 12. Study with us for the full year to benefit from our targeted programs for specific grades: the LaunchPad Program in Grades 9 & 10, and the Post-Secondary Preparation Program in Grades 11 & 12!

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Most Flexible
Explore Term-by-Term programs.

Choose to start in September, November, February, or April. With four intake periods during a school year, this Term-by-Term option allows for unparalleled flexibility for students who want to try us out or are looking for extra credits in a gap year.

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Most Versatile
Consider Part-Time options.

For families looking to maintain registration with their home school while benefiting from our small class sizes and personalized approach. Consider Night School for evening classes during the academic year or Summer School for experiential learning in the summer months.

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Ready to Join?
Start your registration process today!

To begin your child's academic journey with Blyth Academy, please speak with one of our excellent Admissions Advisors. They will help you determine the right course of action, schedule a campus tour, answer any remaining questions, and so much more!

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Private Education 101
What we are and what we are not.

Our Education Ecosystem
We are one big family of schools.

At Blyth Academy, we take pride in our ability to provide students with a diverse range of flexible and engaging educational options. Discover more about our other educational programs by clicking the links below.

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In-Person Studies
Blyth Academy Campuses

Eight campus locations across Ontario, providing exceptional education in personalized settings.

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Online & On-Demand
Blyth Academy Online

Offering over 160 asynchronours courses, across all subjects for Grades 6 - 12.

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Study Abroad
Blyth Academy Travel

Earn a Grade 11 or 12 OSSD credit while traveling to global destinations in the summer or spring.

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