Activities available to students vary from year to year depending on availability and on student interest. Some examples include:
University of Toronto Secondary Gifted Conference
Encounters With Canada - Educational youth programs in sports, science and technology, law, arts and culture, journalism. One week course in Ottawa.
Model UN Debating (CSUNA) Catholic Students United Nations Assembly
The Royal Ontario Museum lab and workshop
Live theatre productions and workshops offered by the Canadian Stage Company
Queen’s University mini-enrichment week
Waterloo Unlimited (3 day program on Reading a Research Paper)
Public Speaking Competitions
Duke of Edinburgh Award Program
Shad Valley- four week summer-enrichment program focus on sciences, technology and entrepreneurship.
University of Toronto Da Vinci Engineering Program (DEEP)
Fast Forward is a curriculum delivery model that provides prescriptive school-work transition program pathways for students who are entering College, Apprenticeship, or the workplace. Henry Carr offers two programs:
Transportation (Auto) Technology
These programs include robust and gradual experiential learning, linking Ontario Curriculum to authentic workplace essential skills and tasks.
The Legal Education Advancement Program (LEAP) was conceived to allow students the unique opportunity to pursue justice education in the high-school setting.
Upon completion of the program, students will have gained awareness for and an insight into the myriad justice issues which we face in society.
LEAP’s goal is to inspire students to pursue higher education in the justice field.
Mandatory after-school tutoring
ESL courses and supports
Vibrant Leadership groups
Active chaplaincy team
Hospital for Sick Children Reading Program
Linkage with colleges and universities for mentorship
Cooperative education & Apprenticeship [OYAP]
Library resource centre
An inclusive special education model
Numerous extracurricular activities
Our school community is committed to providing excellence in education that reflects the spiritual, intellectual, cultural, emotional, social, physical and ethical development of its members.