Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch


Provincial Schools

The Provincial Schools for the Deaf, Ernest C. Drury, Robarts and Sir James Whitney, provide instruction for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12.  The schools provide bilingual-biliteracy-bicultural school and student lodging programs which facilitate students’ language acquisition, learning, and social development through American Sign Language (ASL) and English.

The Provincial School for the Blind, W. Ross Macdonald, provides specialized placement programs for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 who are blind, low vision and Deafblind. Programming includes a strong focus on the Expanded Core Curriculum in an inclusive, accessible environment. Programs vary in duration, to suit the needs of the individual student.