Georges Vanier Secondary School (GVSS) is a dynamic learning environment with a wide variety of opportunities to meet the needs of all students. We host a full range of courses in all areas of the Ontario Curriculum. We are proud to be launching a new program, STEM+, a grade 9 -12 enriched program in Mathematics and Science that takes a Global, Social Justice perspective in the delivery of the curriculum. As well, there are PROGRAM 2 ART, and three Specialist High Skills Major Programs (Aerospace, ADVANCE: Arts & Culture, and ICT) that attract students with different academic interests and passions.
Vanier serves a highly diverse student population & we are dedicated to preparing students to be successful in the Global Economy.
At GVSS students are challenged to analyze, reason & communicate their ideas effectively. The school is equipped with amazing multi-media labs, music and art studios, a flight simulator and high technology production equipment including a 3D printer and laser cutter. We support all students; from those wishing to study rigorous enriched curriculum, to students with developmental challenges.
Georges Vanier strives to instill a strong sense of community service and civic engagement in our students . Ours students' responses to local and international crises are testimony to their belief in serving others less fortunate. GVSS is a place where students come first.What Sets Us Apart
Our Music Studio is one of the world’s finest public school music creation and production facilities.
Vanier proudly offers the only AVIATION & AEROSPACE SHSM in the TDSB.
Vanier students are able to earn a Focus on Information Technology (FIT) Certificate which is granted by the Information Technology Software Association (ITSA) and recognized by the IT Industry across Canada.
To date, all PROGRAM 2 ART graduates who have applied to Ontario College of Art and Design University have been accepted and gained early admission.
Vanier is an Advance Placement (AP) certified testing centre and currently offers the AP Calculus course. Other AP courses will be added as the STEM+ students progress through their program.