The Hill Academy is a unique independent school that offers a program specifically designed for dedicated student-athletes. While students are engaged in an outstanding academic program, they are working at a level of athletic training normally available only at the College/University level. The Hill provides the foundation for academic, athletic, and personal development enabling each individual to maximize his or her full potential and ultimately reach and succeed at the next level. The athletic and academic scheduling is completely integrated and complementary to ensure that each student-athlete is achieving excellence both academically and athletically.
At The Hill Academy, each individual has the opportunity to become a successful student through the support of dedicated instructors in small classes. Small class sizes ensure that each individual is given the proper attention to customize and balance the demands of being a student-athlete. State of the art technology is used within the classroom to provide every student with all the tools necessary to optimize learning.
A HyFlex Learning Model for Student-Athletes
At The Hill Academy, we know that for any of our teams to be successful they need a good playbook. Our Academic Playbook has evolved towards a HyFlex Model.
What is a HyFlex Model?
A course design model that accommodates learning in in a flexible course structure in order to optimally meet the challenges and demands of a student-athlete.
It leverages technology in an intentional way to ensure that the face-to-face and remote learning experiences have equal engagement and success levels for students.
What does this mean for my child’s schedule?
Student-athletes will be provided the flexibility to attend classes live in the physical classroom with their teacher and classmates, participate remotely synchronously, participate at school asynchronously or participating remotely asynchronously.
What will students be able to see when they are in an asynchronous learning situation?
Students will have access to class materials to be completed at a time that works for their schedule. These class materials include but are not exclusive to: pre-recorded lessons (video or audio files), self-guided lesson modules, streaming video content, assigned reading, posted lecture notes, and discussion boards.
Our supportive class settings and small class sizes ensure students’ academic and emotional needs are met.
Guided by the Ontario Ministry of Education, the Hill Academy students earn an Ontario Secondary School Diploma. Learn more.
The Hill Academy is dedicated to placing the student-athlete to the institution that meets their athletic and academic potential. To learn more about our Guidance Support click here.