Balmoral Drive Senior Public School
|Balmoral Drive Senior Public School|
|233 Balmoral Dr.
Brampton, Ontario, L6T1V5, Canada
|School board||Peel District School Board|
|Area trustee||Beryl Ford
|Vice principal||Sheri Giddings|
|School type||Middle School|
|Language||English, French immersion|
|Motto||"We Welcome the World."|
|Team name||Balmoral Bobcat's|
|Colours||Blue and White|
|Enrollment||607 (September 7, 2014)|
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
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.
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.
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.