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 Wellness at Branksome



Educators know that physical and emotional well-being are crucial to effective learning. As we challenge and inspire girls to love learning, we also help our students be healthy in mind and body.

Wellness encompasses a wide range of factors:
  • Making healthy lifestyle choices, which includes choosing nutritional foods
  • Managing stress
  • Getting good sleep
  • Developing coping, organizational and resilience skills
  • Exercise
  • Achieving one's own harmony between sometimes "competing" academic,
    athletic, co-curricular, family and leisure activities

Here are just a few of the supports girls have at Branksome Hall:
  • Social Worker who meets with girls individually and in groups
  • Full-time School Nurse
  • Committed teachers and administrators
  • Skilled Learning Strategies teachers
  • Several dedicated Guidance Counsellors

In addition, students discuss issues that are important to them in our Girls' Circles and Advisor Groups, and the girls mentor and help each other through our Peer Support Program.

Our wellness initiatives include a wide range of opportunities for physical fitness:
  • An award-winning Athletics and Wellness Centre
  • Yoga and dance studios
  • Athletic teams, including "Green Teams"
  • Expansive playing fields, tennis courts and an outdoor track
  • Outdoor classroom within our woodlot
  • Two saltwater swimming pools
  • A rowing centre
  • Rock-climbing wall
  • Three gyms
  • Three playgrounds for Middle School, Junior School and Primary student use
  • Two fitness centres, overseen by skilled instructors
  • Fit Fridays, which encourage students to try new activities,
    ranging from Zumba to kick-boxing, meditation and yoga


 

10 Elm Avenue, Toronto, ON M4W 1N4, Canada

Tel: 416-920-9741 | admissions@branksome.on.ca