Welcome to Burnhamthorpe Community and Adult Learning Centre!
I am exceedingly grateful to serve as your principal during
this 2017-2018 school year.
and I are committed to making Burnhamthorpe Collegiate Adult Learning Centre a
safe and intellectually challenging environment that will empower all of you to
become innovative thinkers, creative problem solvers, and inspired learners in
Our mission is to
ensure that your well-being is provided for, that your goals for academic
achievement are accomplished, and that you are always treated fairly and
At BCALC we honor our commitment to serve you by ensuring
that high academic standards are maintained.
Our teachers provide lessons that are instructionally differentiated, as
well as, integrated with a variety of innovative technological tools and
resources to enhance learning.
addition, we offer you various pathways for success that lead to postsecondary
programs or apprenticeship programs.
Knowing that academic achievement is only part of the
equation in our goal of ensuring your success, we also offer you mentorship
programs and counseling supports, lunch and learn leadership forums, sports
programs, and social clubs and activities.
Your participation in these co-curricular programs is what will enrich
your educational experience and build our school community.
Finally, my staff and I are commissioned and committed to
ensuring you receive fair and equitable treatment.
The maintenance of high academic standards does
not come at the expense of a caring learning environment were in an
understanding of and accommodation for your unique educational needs are taken
We will work with
you to ensure your success.
Thank you for choosing to attend Burnhamthorpe Collegiate.
Our school has a rich history.
alumni of notable mention include First Nations Elder Dr. Bob Phillips, actress
Catherine O’Hara, and the late film critic Elwy Yost.
On behalf of my staff and I, we welcome you,
and encourage you to contribute our history of success.