The Traditional Learning Centre Program uses teacher-directed instruction and
character education to foster reflective thinking, continuous learning and
responsible citizenship. It is a celebration of cultural diversity and commonly
held values. The virtues-oriented school environment prepares students to meet
the moral, technological and global challenges of the 21st century. Balmoral
School serves approximately 600 TLC students from Grades 5 to 9.
There is an
opportunity for students to personalize learning by selecting regular and
enriched/compacted courses in LA and Math. The school also offers a strong fine
arts program, French as a second language, a diverse options program, annual
musical, and participation in inter-school athletics. Students have access to
three technology labs, including two wireless mobile labs. Character education
forms the foundation for expectations with an emphasis on virtues, positive
values, and respect for self, others and the environment.
Balmoral School strives to maintain these high
standards through continuous professional improvement. The TLC program uses
teacher directed instruction and character education to foster reflective
thinking through continuous learning and responsible citizenship. It is a
celebration of diversity and commonly held values. Although the Traditional
Learning Program is academically rigorous, it is not reserved for elite
students. The program is designed to support all students who are motivated to
work with teachers and parents to thoroughly develop their ability to achieve
excellence in a structured, virtues oriented environment.
To think, to value, to know.
Balmoral School Name
Balmoral is the Scottish ancestral home of the Commonwealth's Royal Family.