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Grade 8

For 2021 entry only

Birth Year: 2008
2021 Intake: 10-15 students

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Our deadline for day applications for September 2021 was Tuesday, December 1. At this time, we are unable to accept additional applications at most entry levels. Please contact us at admissions@nullhavergal.on.ca to express your interest in a late application. We are delighted to be accepting Boarding applications for Grades 9-11.

 

Step 1: Complete the Online Application

Application Deadline: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Application Fee:
Prior to October 30, 2020 – $200 CAD
After October 30, 2020 – $250 CAD

 

Once you begin an online application, you will receive a unique username and password. The login information will be important to have through the process. When applying online, please make sure you are using Google Chrome as your internet browser.

For the online admission application process, families will need to complete the following:

  • Family Information Section
  • Application fee
  • Student Questionnaire
  • Parent Questionnaire
  • Send Confidential Applicant Profile to current school
  • Upload a recent photo (passport or school portrait)
  • Upload applicant’s birth certificate
  • Upload final June 2018-19 school report (PDF)
  • Upload final June 2019-20 school report (PDF)
  • Submit all report cards received for current 2020-21 school year (PDF)

 

Already started your application or are a current Havergal family? Log in to the Admission Portal above to complete your application.

 

Step 2: Explore Havergal

Before your interview, we invite you to take our virtual tour of Havergal and join us for one of our Admission events. We will be hosting virtual Open Houses, webinars about our academic, co-curricular and wellness programs as well as podcasts that you can download and listen to when it is convenient for you. Visit our Virtual Admission Centre for details and check back often for updates and new opportunities.

 

Step 3: Interview & Assessment

Once we receive your completed application, a member of the Admission team will contact you to arrange an interview. Interviews begin on October 13, 2020 and will run until February 5, 2021. The interview is designed to allow us to get to know you and your child as well as provide an opportunity for you to ask questions about the Havergal difference. For the health and safety of our applicants, students and faculty, for the time being interviews will be conducted over Zoom. We highly recommend downloading the Zoom app in advance of your interview.

The interview will be approximately 60 minutes and include time with you (parents) together with your child as well as time with your daughter on her own.  During the interview, through guided conversation, we will work through a series tasks which are designed to provide the College with an understanding of each applicant’s skills which have been developed in literacy and numeracy as well as in the areas of:

  • Critical thinking skills
  • Problem solving/reasoning skills
  • Self awareness & self management

Within the interview, applicants will also be asked to speak to three specific items that will help us to understand who she is and what she values.

  1. Two pieces of past school work, in any subject area, that your daughter is proud of
  2.  A personal item that has significance for her

 

Please note: If English is not the applicant’s first language, they may be asked to write the IELTS assessment to determine their English proficiency.

 

Step 4: Financial Assistance

Deadline to apply for Financial Assistance: January 4, 2021

Thanks to many gifts from Old Girls, parents and friends, Havergal is able to move toward eliminating the tuition fee barrier for exceptional students in the Upper School who otherwise would not be able to attend Havergal. Financial aid is awarded in the form of a bursary. Bursaries are based on demonstrated financial need and are confidential.

To be considered, please complete the Financial Assistance for Canadian Students (FACS) application form available on applefinancialservices.ca. The deadline to apply is January 4, 2021. Financial assistance decisions are separate from admission decisions. Visit Tuition and Finanancial Information to learn more and to apply. Havergal also offers several Entrance Scholarships that are based on the financial need demonstrated by the candidate.

 

Step 5: Admission Decision

All admission decisions will be emailed to families on February 26, 2021.

 

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