Our Approach to Technology

The York School's Department of Learning, Innovation and Technology has positioned itself as a pioneer in seamlessly integrating technology into our curriculum. Our educators tirelessly explore fresh avenues to enhance their teaching with dynamic tools and immersive learning experiences. Committed to this mission, The York School dedicates substantial resources to the professional development of our teachers and technology support staff. We also invest in state-of-the-art equipment to facilitate comprehensive learning and development for all students. This strategic focus ensures that our educational practices not only keep pace with technological advancements but also anticipate future educational needs.
Technology in the Middle School
Nestled within an architecturally advanced facility, our Middle School epitomizes the seamless fusion of cutting-edge technology with educational excellence, ensuring that both students and faculty engage with these resources skillfully and ethically. Each student is equipped with a Lenovo Chromebook, pre-loaded with a suite of educational software tailored to meet the expansive needs of our Middle School curriculum. Beyond this, our students enjoy unfettered access to an extensive range of technological tools: a secure, high-capacity wireless network, a variety of advanced 3D printers, laser cutters, programmable robots, digital probes, and other advanced tools.
Every classroom is enhanced with state-of-the-art wireless projectors, interactive whiteboards, and comprehensive audio systems. Strategically positioned wireless access points throughout the school guarantee uninterrupted connectivity to a wealth of digital resources, including online databases, global communication tools, and streaming services, ensuring a world-class educational environment in every corner of our campus.
I.T. Support
At The York School, our innovative efforts are supported by robust technical services. We have established resources designed to keep all our programs functioning smoothly:
  • A year-round help desk staffed by dedicated IT professionals, providing software and hardware support, including computer repairs.
  • Technology and Learning Specialists who assist students and teachers with technology-driven initiatives, addressing any issues and supporting projects.
  • Specialized technology courses and individual sessions tailored to help students tackle a broad range of technical issues and procedures.
  • The school invests significantly in professional development for classroom teachers, ensuring they remain up-to-date with the latest skills and knowledge.
  • We are committed to aiding students as they manage the complexities of their online interactions, focusing on developing robust digital citizenship skills.
For comprehensive support, The York School offers onsite hardware repairs and software assistance throughout the year. Students can access support by emailing helpdesk@yorkschool.com.

About the York School

The York School is a gender-inclusive JK to Grade 12 independent school located in the heart of Toronto. The York School was founded in 1965 and is the first English speaking school in Canada accredited to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) from junior kindergarten (JK) to university entrance. As an IB World School, The York School's motto is Experience Teaches.

Contact Us

Junior School (Grades JK-5) 1639 Yonge Street Toronto, Ontario M4T 2W6 
Middle School (Grades 6-8) & Senior School (Grades 9-12) 1320 Yonge Street Toronto, Ontario M4T 1X2 | Tel: 416.926.1325
Mailing address: 1320 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M4T 1X2
Junior School: 1639attendance@yorkschool.com
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