Welcome to Branksome Hall, Toronto's leading independent International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for girls. We offer courses from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12, boarding for Grades 7 through 12 and more than $1 million in financial assistance for qualifying students.
Our curriculum is globally focused. Our faculty, international. And our technology and facilities, state-of-the-art. We believe that intellectual curiosity and advanced problem-solving are key to thriving in a complex, changing world. From our campus in downtown Toronto, and our sister school in South Korea, our students go on to be welcomed at the world’s most prestigious universities, usually with scholarships.
Every day, the students of Branksome Hall are challenged to reach higher, to develop personally, to become leaders. Here, you don’t just learn. You learn to excel.


Campus Life

Be it Re:Solved!
Branksome Hall and the Munk Debates have partnered to initiate Re:Solved, the first online worldwide public speaking and debate competition on a universal theme. Open to all 13–18 students in secondary school, this competition will offer students engagement with stimulating ideas and judges from around the world. Registration is now open for the public speaking phase of the inaugural competition with student speeches due to be uploaded by January 16, 2023. The topic of the competition is: We can appreciate art, even if the artist is personally reprehensible. Learn more and register here.
Principal Karen Jurjevich to Retire June 2024
After nearly 25 years of passionate, visionary and innovative leadership, Karen Jurjevich has informed the Board of Governors that she will be stepping away from her role as Principal in June 2024. Until that time, and while we conduct a comprehensive search for her successor, she will remain fully engaged in the leadership of the school. Principal Jurjevich has had a truly transformative impact on Branksome, and we look forward to the many opportunities for community-wide tributes and celebrations of her legacy before 2024. Learn more and read her full message here.
2021-22 DEI Report Card
We are continually growing our capacity to see and engage the world through the lens of diversity, equity and inclusion. Learn more about our progress and view this year’s DEI Report Card.
CRC: Exploring Research and Educational Excellence
The Chandaria Research Centre (CRC) acts as a hub of collaboration and creativity at Branksome Hall by supporting inquiry projects and sharing new research with the community—including our employees, students, parents and alum. Learn more about the work going on at the Centre.
Noodle: Where Bright Ideas Become Real-World Breakthroughs
Noodle is a revolutionary Branksome Hall accelerator program that helps students develop and harness their powers of imagination. Visit Noodle to meet the 2021-22 participants and learn more about the program.

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Land Acknowledgement
We wish to acknowledge this land on which Branksome operates. For thousands of years, it has been the traditional land of the Huron-Wendat, the Seneca, and most recently, the Mississaugas of the Credit River. Today, this meeting place is still the home to many Indigenous peoples from across Turtle Island and we are grateful to have the opportunity to work and go to school on this land.
Branksome Hall
10 Elm Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada
M4W 1N4
Canada. South Korea

Toronto's leading independent International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for girls. Study abroad in Grade 9.