Ministry of Education
Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch


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WRMS Celebrates 150 Years

“The Impossible Is Only The Untried.” In 1935, this motto was chosen for W. Ross Macdonald School in Brantford, which on May 1 celebrated its 150th anniversary. The school was named the Ontario Institution for the Education of the Blind when it opened on May 1, 1872, on 65 acres on the southwest corner of […]

Looking forward to seeing you at the Fall SWITO!

Thursday, November 7, 2019Resource ServicesRobarts School for the Deaf1515 Cheapside Street London, Ontario Registration: $40 per person (Includes Continental Breakfast and Lunch) Agenda Critical Literacy Assessment tools sharing Communication: How do you communicate with the classroom teacher? How do you communicate with the parents? Bring: Your favourite book for literacy lessonsBring: Your favourite assessment toolsBring: Your […]

World Teacher’s Day – October 5, 2019

Sent on behalf of Patrick Keyes, Executive Director (A), Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch Hello everyone, World Teachers’ Day is held yearly on October 5th to acknowledge the vital contribution that teachers make to education and student development. On World Teachers’ day, I would like to thank our teachers for their dedication to improving student […]

Assistive Technology Fair

November 21, 2019 @ 1:00pm – 4:00pm Vendors include: Bridges Humanware Nu Eyes HT Consulting Frontier Accessibility, a CNIB Enterprise Ideas for Independent Living Duplicom On Thursday, November 21, 2019 Vision Resource Services will be hosting an assistive technology fair at W. Ross Macdonald School, Brantford, ON (350 Brant Ave). Please feel free to share […]


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Virtual tour

Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of the school by viewing these picture galleries of various rooms and school grounds.