As the members of the Convoy family, we want to welcome you.
At Convoy, Education is the common goal. Our dedicated staff, motivated students, supportive parents, and inclusive classrooms all work in congruence to create the perfect learning environment. Today, the role of schools is not only to pursue academic excellence, but also to motivate and teach students to become lifelong learners, critical thinkers, and global citizens.
Guided by the Ontario Ministry of Education, and with the efforts of the school board of directors, staff, and students, Convoy International Secondary Academy - Essa paves the way for innovative learning experiences. Our school motto is "In pursuit of excellence."At Convoy, we provide students with a multi-faceted development atmosphere, encouraging students to develop their potential in the pursuit of excellence. In a student-centered environment, personal interests, talents, and skills can be cultivated.
We are proud of the dedication of our staff in their field of expertise. They provide students with a challenging and stimulating curriculum, sparing no effort to answer questions and help students obtain higher academic achievements. We are dedicated to dynamic teaching methods that combine in-class learning with independent research and inquiry.
In pursuit of academic excellence, our school is committed to instilling positive values in our students and encouraging them to be valuable contributors to society.
The achievements of Convoy International Secondary Academy - Essa are directly connected to the support from the parents of students, which enables us to do more and more. We are very grateful for their trust in us.
“We create a caring community of learning and development where cultures connect and individuals matter. Our commitment to excellence in academics, wellness, athletics, creativity, and service contributes to a lifetime of engagement and global competence.”
Excellence | Community | Character | Leadership
Convoy International Secondary Academy - Essa Campus (BSID: 669325) is a residential private high school, covering an area of more than 22 acres of land, situated about an hour's drive from downtown Toronto.
The campus has a picturesque environment. You can walk 5 minutes to the Tiffin National Nature Reserve. The campus is equipped with dormitories, cafeteria, gymnasium, hockey trainingfield, sports venues, library, cafe and other facilities, and provides 24-hour security services.
Our school emphasizes the importance of experience to the international students studying abroad in Canada. Through a series of activities such as Open School Day, the local communities of Essa and Barrie are blended into the campus, so that international students can interact with more local families and participate in a variety of activities.
The school also encourages students to spontaneously organize a variety of community activities, take part in social practice, and participate in academic and sports competitions under the guidance of teachers.
Using the Ontario high school credit course system, students complete up to 8 required courses and elective courses, as well as ESL, IELTS, TOEFL, SAT and other English related courses every academic year under the guidance of teachers.
Essaschool has a high-quality local teacher team and school management system in Canada.The faculty are all specialists in their field. Small class teaching is adopted to ensure full communication between teachers and students. The school arranges a designated faculty member for each student. Their role is to follow the academic performance of each student, communicatewith students and their parents / guardians in a timely manner, and provide professional guidance and assistance for students' post secondary application.
We attach great importance to the improvement of our international students' English level. We arrange small class and one-on-one IELTS / TOEFL / SAT and other examination training, and guarantee acceptanceto the topuniversities and colleges in the United States and Canada.
The Essa campus can accommodate 50 international students every year. We provide students with a safe and comfortable learning and living environment. Dormitories are divided into one and two room apartments. The environment is pleasant and comfortable. The dormitories are supervised by the dormitory supervisor 24 hours a day who assist with any studentconcerns that might be encountered while staying at Convoy.
What’s more, school buses travel on weekends, with more than 20 off-campus activities throughout the year, which include shopping, visiting famous universities in Ontario, museums, art galleries and natural resorts, and participating in skiing, ice hockey, tennis, canoeing, equestrian, golf and other sports activities which enrich the students' experience of studying abroad in Canada.
Student Service department provides services such as airport pick-up, bank account opening, mobile phone account opening, handling student transportation card, extracurricular activity guidance, community service guidance, mental health concerns, emergency medical arrangement, etc.