Balmoral Drive Senior Public School

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Balmoral Drive Senior Public School
Address
233 Balmoral Dr.
Brampton, Ontario, L6T1V5, Canada
Information
School board Peel District School Board
Religious affiliation Public
Superintendent Jan Courtin
Area trustee Beryl Ford
David Green
Principal Heather Marlborough
Vice principal Sheri Giddings
School type Middle School
Grades 6-8
Language English, French immersion
Motto "We Welcome the World."
Mascot Bobcat
Team name Balmoral Bobcat's
Colours Blue and White         
Founded 1964
Enrollment 607 (September 7, 2014)
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Balmoral Drive Senior Public School is a middle school located on Balmoral Drive in Brampton, Ontario. The school opened on June 1, 1964. The current principal is Heather Marlborough and the vice principal is Sheri Giddings. The school operates under the Peel District School Board.

Intermediate Enhanced Learning Program[edit]

The school offers an Intermediate Enhanced Learning Class for students in grades 6-8 who have been designated as intellectually "gifted". The program gives students a chance to interact with peers with similar abilities, learn things at a more advanced rate, and go beyond the regular curriculum. Most of these students scored at a 98th percentile or higher on their C-CAT tests in grade 4.

Population[edit]

The school has 607 students, 70 of which are in French immersion, and 17 of which are in the Intermediate Enhanced Learning Class. 80 students take the bus.

Activities[edit]

The school offers many different extra-curricular activities and sports team in which students can shine. There is a student parliament, yearbook club, writer's craft, environmental club, choir, dance team, art club, step team, ukulele club, chess club, A.V. club, and more. As for sports, the school has many inter-murals and teams such as:

- Flag Football - Volleyball - Cross Country - Softball - Floor Hockey (girls won first place in 2013-2014 season) - Cricket - Badminton - Basketball - Ultimate Frisbee - Soccer - Track and Field

The school also offers an Outdoor Leadership Program where 20-25 students are selected to participate in outdoor activities such as camping.

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