Academics

Blyth Academy has been trusted by generations of parents and students to provide unsurpassed study abroad experiences. Students in grades 9 through 12 will have a unique opportunity to continue their high school credits. We take pride in delivering a well-rounded, personalized education that focuses on the development of the student both inside and outside of the classroom. We aim to provide students with the knowledge and skills to be successful in an ever-changing world and instil in them a passion for learning.

Blyth Academy Florence offers Cambridge IGESC and A level as well as Ontario courses which are accepted by post-secondary institutions in Italy and all over the world. Our future plans include the possibility of offering Advanced Placement courses as well as SAT preparation.

Excursions

As part of the experiential learning process, Blyth Academy Florence will include field-trips and excursions designed to relate directly to material covered in class. In addition, students will be able to choose optional trips day and weekend trips to further explore Italy and Europe. When it comes to excursions, all roads lead from Florence. Indeed, some of the world’s most iconic experiences are just a few hours from this world capital of art, history – and timeless beauty. Students may experience the storied cities of Venice, Siena and Milan; taste the best of Tuscan cuisine; soak in the beauty of the Maremma Beaches; and explore the Ferrari and Lamborghini Museums.

NACE Events

Starting in September, Blyth Academy Florence students will be eligible to participate in the following international events, hosterd by various NACE schools:

  1. NACE Arts Competition;
  2. NACE Academic Olympics in Barcelona;
  3. NACE International Music Festival in Bilbao;
  4. NACE Model United Nations in Nice;
  5. NACE Olympic Games in Algarve

As well, there is the NACE Cup sports event (location to be determined), the Head Pupil Leadership Event in Bath, England, and TedX Talks. More details will follow before the end of this academic year in June.

University Counselling

Blyth Academy Florence will offer comprehensive university and college counselling to both students and parents. As well, during the holidays Blyth Academy students will have access to guidance staff at our schools. In Canada and the US. Blyth Academy is very proud of its success—last year we placed 98% of our students in the colleges and universities of their choice.

List of some universities Blyth Academy students were accepted to in the year 2018-2019

Outside of Canada:

Monash University (Australia), Trinity College (Dublin), Delft University of Technology (Netherlands), University College London, King’s College London, University of St. Andrews, University of Exeter, University of Bradford, University of Coventry, University of Warwick, University of London-Birkbeck, University of London-Royal Holloway, University of London-City, University of Bath, University of Bristol, University of Leeds, London Metropolitan University, University of the Arts London, Oxford Brookes University, University of Southampton, Queen Mary University of London, Lancaster University,

Inside Canada:

The University of Toronto, Ryerson University, Bishop’s University