Toronto French School

Toronto French School

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The Toronto French School (TFS), founded in 1962 , is an independent, bilingual, co-educational, non-denominational school in midtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Elizabeth II, as Queen of Canada, is the royal patron of the school.

At TFS, it is compulsory for students to study under the International Baccalaureate program in their final two years. Prior to this, students between the ages of 2 and 15 go through a broad bilingual program covering the arts, languages, natural and social sciences as well as mathematics. Furthermore, the school offers numerous side programs that focus on aiding students in expanding to an international level, such as through its optional SAT preparation course.

History

The Toronto French School was founded by Harry Giles 9 August 1962, when he issued the articles of incorporation for his non-profit school. In doing this he had the objective of educating its students to become fully bilingual young Canadians, and not just good English Canadians. This would later prove to be a significant factor in distinguishing TFS from other private schools of the Upper Canada establishment, such as UCC and Havergal. The school began as an experiment in home schooling, and its first classes took place in rented Church basements. The experiment was successful.

In its first class on September 7, 1962, the school was teaching sixteen 3-5 year olds under a Mme. Nicole Corbi. Only four years later, the Toronto French School owned 6 locations across the GTA and...
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