Student Life

Service Learning

Service Learning

Part of Branksome’s mission is to “shape a better world” and students live this through giving service to others. They enthusiastically commit to caring for others, challenging themselves to support a person or a community.

Junior School 'Together We Can'
When it comes to enthusiastic community service, it’s hard to beat the Junior School girls, who are encouraged to take action based on their learning. The Action Committee is led by Grade 6 students, who are mentored by their teacher sponsors. Together, they explore how they can take action for themselves and their school, how they can take action for their community and how they can take action for their world.

Local Service Learning
We need look no further than our own Toronto community for opportunities to offer service. Local organizations that need caring volunteers seek out Branksome’s students for a wide range of roles, from volunteering in peer math tutoring to Best Buddies and Horizons.

International Service Learning
As a globally minded girls’ school, Branksome Hall values global leadership, not only as an attribute of the 21st century but as an attribute that is integral to our school. Students find many ways to support global projects and assist agencies working throughout the world. Our budding scientists, economists, teachers and doctors use their intellect, emotion and physical strength to help communities and organizations abroad.
Employee Service
Faculty and staff believe in modelling the behaviours we expect from our students, while, at the same time, learning from their example.

Service Learning Opportunities

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  • Assistive Technology Club

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  • JUMP Math

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  • Kapapamahchakwew (Wandering Spirit School) Reading Program

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  • Let's Grow Learning and Living Hub

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  • Reading Buddies

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  • Sunny View Public School Partnership

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