Support for all students is a hallmark of our philosophy at Bishop Allen Academy. The staff in the Educational Services Department is committed to providing the necessary support in a caring and compassionate manner and strives to ensure success for all of their students.
Students formally identified through an Identification, Placement and Review Committee (IPRC).
Students receiving remedial support in Grade 8.
Students enrolled in Grade 9 Learning Strategies classes.
Based on IPRC summaries.
Based on exchange of information meetings.
Based on Individual Education Plans and ongoing parent communication.
Each student will be supported by a resource teacher.
Dialogue between home and school is always welcome (phone: 416-393-5549 ext. 6046).
Some students will be supported by an educational assistant in class resource centre available before school, during classes and lunches, and after school.
Accommodations can include: clarification and/or extra time for tests and assignments; NCR paper for note taking; proofreading/editing of work; peer helper in class; scribing; introduction to new technologies for students with learning disabilities (e.g.: Kurzweil Reader; Dragon Speak; scanners; networked computer labs).
Personal interviews to monitor progress.
Modified curriculum as needed.
Peer tutoring centre.
Books on CD.
Support from itinerant support teams from Toronto Catholic District School Board.