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Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Co-Ed, No Religious Affiliation
BCS is an English-language co-educational seven-day boarding school and day school for grades 7 through 12 (Forms II through VII). With a campus bordered by farmland and rolling hills on one side and by the city of Sherbrooke on the other, Bishop’s College School (BCS) is a small, welcoming community established in 1836. We are proud that students from over 40 different countries call BCS home.
We create a caring community of learning and development where cultures connect and individuals matter. By embracing a rigorous yet supportive academic program and a well-rounded education that includes athletics, the arts, leadership and development, and global citizenship, BCS is preparing students to become tomorrow’s leaders. Starting in the Fall of 2017 we will be offering the IB diploma and IB credits for courses.
80 Moulton Hill RoadSherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
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Admissions Phone:+1 819-566-0227Fax:819-566-8123
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Summary: The very essence of BCS is the strength of our rigorous academic program that empowers students to think independently, critically, and creatively.Small class sizes - an average of 15 students - create a highly collaborative educational experience. Students learn alongside motivated classmates from around the world, with guidance from teachers and supervisors.
Department Director: Roxane Vigneault
Average Class Size: 15
Full Time Teachers: 35
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8/1
Summer Programs Offered: Offered
Academic Schedule: Semester
Number of AP Courses Offered: 8
Summary: BCS is a safe, inclusive, and nurturing environment. With a strong campus support system, varied activities, and a welcoming atmosphere, our student life program helps students thrive - growing and learning surrounded by caring and attentive role models. Our structured program helps students develop independence and personal responsibility, which will benefit them once they move on to university.
Department Director: François Tessier
Number of Dorms: 7
Average Students Per Dorm: 25
No. of Girls Dorms: 2
No. of Boys Dorms: 5
Dress Code: Uniform
Clubs and Organizations
Summary: With four bands (marching, junior, senior & stage), a choir, and the chance to perform at events throughout the school year, music is well-integrated into life at BCS.The R. Lewis Evans Memorial Theatre is a 90-seat black box theatre with computer-controlled lighting and audio systems, which are operated by students. Two major productions take place each school year.Athletics are an integral part of daily life at BCS, with all students participating in either team or individual sports five days a week. Our championship-winning athletics teams include hockey, basketball, soccer, rugby, squash, tennis, swimming, ultimate frisbee and cross-country running.
Arts Department Director: Dan Rae
Athletics Department Director: Jeff Bray
Summary: BCS offers one-on-one college advising, and has a unique "Bridge Program" where qualifying grade 12 students can take one course per semester at Bishop's University (a 5 minute walk away).
Department Director: Jude Byrne
Percentage of Graduates Who Attend College: 100.00%
Colleges attended in the past 5 years by our graduates:
David Atkinson actor and singer
John Bland Emeritus Professor of Architecture at McGill University
Selwyn G. Blaylock President of the Canadian Institute of Mining; established the Selwyn G. Blaylock Medal.
Major-General Sir Henry Edward Burstall of the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery; G.O.C. of 2nd Canadian Division
Charles Sandwith Campbell lawyer & Governor of McGill; established the Campbell Concerts & Parks at Montreal
Jake Eberts award-winning film producer of Chariots of Fire, Gandhi, Dances with Wolves & Chicken Run
Reginald Fessenden inventor, possibly the first to have transmitted voice and music by radio
Senator Hartland de Montarville Molson of the Molson Brewery and former owner of the Montreal Canadiens
George Hurst Chief Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic; visiting professor at the Royal Academy of Music in London
Summary: In the BCS Summer School programme students choose either English as a Second Language or French as a Second Language. Courses are designed to provide an opportunity for concentrated instruction to well-motivated students interested in gaining proficiency in French or English. Both the English and French curriculum offer instruction at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. Sports and activities are also an integral part of the summer school experience, and consists of supervised team sports and off-campus activities in the afternoons.
Department Director: Julie Lowry
July 03, 2016 to August 01, 2016
The 2016 BCS Summer Language Camp will be our 54th summer camp session. Students 11 to 16 years of age choose to study either English or French as a second language while having fun.
Registration Deadline: June 30, 2016
Tuition: CAD $3,700
Financial Aid Available: No
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