Registration Booklet 2021-2022 - Junior School - Trinity ...

Registration Booklet 2021-2022 - Junior School - Trinity ...
Registration Booklet

      Junior School
Table of Contents
Information Only – Please keep for your records
1……………………………………………………………………………………Registration Checklist
2………………………………………………………………………………….Headmaster’s Welcome
3 …………………………………………………….Suggestions for Summer Reading — Grades 5 & 6
6 …………………………………………………….Suggestions for Summer Reading — Grades 7 & 8
9…………………………………………………………………….…………………Health Information
11 …………………………………………………………………….……Junior School Music Program
12 ……………………………………………………………………..Private Music Instruction Policies
13………………………………………………………………………..…………Junior School Library
14………………………………………………………………………..………….Day Bus Information
15 ………………………………………………………………………...Uniform Ordering Information
18 ……………………………………………………………………TCS Dress Code and Clothing List

Forms to be Completed – Return to the School
23……………………………………………………………………………….…………..Honour Code
25…………………………………………………………………………………...Media Consent Form
27 ………….......…………………………….….……………………Uniform Order Form – Top Marks
31 …………………………………………….OSR (Ontario Student Record) Request Permission Form
33……………………………………………………….….…………………..Student Health Certificate
37 ………………………………………………………..…………….New Student Immunization Form
38 ……………………..…………………………………………………….Immunization Requirements
39 ……………………..………………………………………….Governing Law and Jurisdiction Form
41…………………………………………………………………..……………Medic-Alert Information
43……………………………………………………..…………………………………The Parents Fund
45…………………………………………………..………………………...Day Bus Registration Form
46…………………………………………………………………………....Day Bus Billing Agreement

Registration Checklist
In this registration booklet, you will find materials that will help us prepare the TCS community for the
arrival of your child in September. While the forms may seem daunting at first, we ask for your patience
and perseverance in completing this necessary step towards official enrolment. Below you will find a
checklist to help you navigate through this booklet as well as a few additional steps required before the
fall. Please take your time in reviewing the list:

☐      Print and complete all relevant forms (starting on page 23) in this booklet and return them to the
       admissions office.

☐      Contact Top Marks directly to order your uniform (contact information on page 16)

☐      Book a physical with your family doctor to assist with completion of health forms

☐      Send a copy of your child’s final report card to the admissions office once you have received it

☐      Watch your email inbox for enrolment newsletters throughout the spring and summer which will
       provide information about next year

The forms in this booklet are expected back by June 30th (or as soon as possible if you enrol after June
30th) so that we can do most of the preparation before summer begins. We appreciate your help with
managing this deadline. If you have any other questions, please feel free to call Adrienne Ross at
905-885-3217 ext. 1212 or by email at We are looking forward to the 2021-2022 school

Kind Regards,

Kathy LaBranche
Director of Admissions


Welcome to Trinity College School!
A message for our incoming students

I would like to extend a very warm and heartfelt welcome to you as you prepare to enter this wonderful
community of Trinity College School. This is a very special place with an abundance of activities and
great people. We feel very fortunate that you will be joining us and becoming part of the TCS family.

The start of anything new is often accompanied by a lot of excitement and sometimes a fear of the
unknown. Understanding this, we do a tremendous amount of preparation, months in advance of your
scheduled arrival, to help ensure that your introduction to the School is as comfortable and enjoyable as

When you do arrive on campus the entire Junior School staff will be there to assist you and help you find
your way around campus. It is our goal to make sure you are organized, ready and excited for your first
day of school.

We are really looking forward to seeing you in September! In the meantime, if you have any questions
please just give us a call.

I wish you all the very best for a safe and fun summer.


Stuart K.C. Grainger

Important Dates
Junior School Drop-In           September 7th
Junior School Opening           September 8th
Thanksgiving Break              October 7th - 11th
Mid-Term Break                  November 11th - 15th
Christmas Break                 December 16th - January 3rd
Mid-Term Break                  February 17th - 21st
March Break                     March 4th - 28th
Easter Break                    April 14th - 18th
Victoria Day Break              May 19th - 23rd
Junior School Closing Ceremony June 16th


Suggestions for Summer Reading — Grades 5 & 6

We encourage all students to read over the summer. Here are a few suggestions for some great books!
Please note that this is NOT required reading. Please also refer to the Summer Reading recommendations
made by students. They are part of our Junior School Summer Reading program that is available in June.

The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel
The Boundless, the greatest train everver built, is on its maiden voyage across the country, and first-class
passenger Will Everett is about to embark on the adventure of his life!

Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
Life is quiet and ordinary in Amal’s Pakistani village, but she had no complaints, and besides, she’s busy
pursuing her dream of becoming a teacher one day. Her dreams are temporarily dashed when — as the
eldest daughter — she must stay home from school to take care of her siblings. Amal is upset, but she
doesn’t lose hope and finds ways to continue learning. Then the unimaginable happens — after an
accidental run-in with the son of her village’s corrupt landlord, Amal must work as his family’s servant
to pay off her own family’s debt.

Rain Reign by Ann Martin
Rose Howard, a young girl with Aspergers Syndrome, obsessively loves homonyms, as well as her dog
Rain, so when he disappears during a bad storm, Rose will do anything to find him. Hearts will break and
spirits will soar for this powerful story, brilliantly told from Rose’s point of view.

Masterminds (Masterminds bk. #1) by Gordon Korman
Eli Frieden has never left Serenity, New Mexico...why would he ever want to? Then one day, he bikes to
the edge of the city limits and something so crazy and unexpected happens, it changes everything. Eli
convinces his friends to help him investigate further, and soon it becomes clear that nothing is as it
seems in Serenity. The clues mount to reveal a shocking discovery, connecting their ideal crime-free
community to some of the greatest criminal masterminds ever known. The kids realize they can trust no
one—least of all their own parents.

El Deafo by Cece Bell
In this funny, poignant graphic novel memoir, author/illustrator Cece Bell chronicles her hearing loss at a
young age and her subsequent experiences with the Phonic Ear, a very powerful — and very awkward —
hearing aid. However, it could just turn her into a superhero.

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library (Mr. Lemoncello's Library bk. #1) by Chris Grabenstein
Twelve-year-old Kyle gets to stay overnight in the new town library, designed by his hero (the famous
game maker Luigi Lemoncello), with other students but finds that come morning he must work with
friends to solve puzzles in order to escape. A fun and humorous adventure…library style!


The Wishing Spell (The Land of Stories bk. #1) by Chris Colfer
Alex and Conner Bailey’s world is about to change, in this fast-paced adventure that uniquely combines
our modern-day world with the enchanting realm of classic fairy tales. The Land of Stories tells the tale of
twins Alex and Conner. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, they leave their
world behind and find themselves in a foreign land full of wonder and magic where they come face-to-face
with the fairy tale characters, they grew up reading about.

Dog Driven by Terry Lynn Johnson
A riveting adventure about a musher who sets out to prove her impaired vision won’t hold her back from
competing in a rigorous sled race through the Canadian wilderness.

Front Desk (Front Desk bk. #1) by Kelly Yang
Based on her own personal experiences growing up as an immigrant in the US, Kelly Yang tells the story
of Mia as she helps her parents run a motel in the 1990s. The motel is not only her family’s way to make a
living, but also an opportunity for them to shelter other immigrant families. However, they must hide this
from the mean motel owner Mr. Yao. Mia is also an inspiring writer but struggles to convince her parents
that it is a passion worth pursuing. Will she be able to hold on to her job, help the immigrants and guests,
escape Mr. Yao, and go for her dreams?

From the Desk of Zoe Washington by Janae Marks
Zoe Washington isn’t sure what to write. What does a girl say to the father she’s never met, hadn’t heard
from until his letter arrived on her twelfth birthday, and who’s been in prison for a terrible crime? A crime
he says he never committed. A story where mystery meets baking!

The Barren Grounds (the Misewa Saga bk. #1) by David A. Roberston
Narnia meets traditional Indigenous stories of the sky and constellations in an epic middle grade fantasy

George by Alex Gino
More than anything else, George wants to play Charlotte in her fourth-grade class’s production of
Charlotte’s Web. The problem is, her teacher won’t let her, because George is a boy. But George isn’t
about to let that squash her dream. With the help of her best friend, George must learn to stand up for her
wish — and brave a few bullies along the way.

Camp X (Camp X bk. #1) by Eric Walters
It's 1943, and nearly-12-year-old George and his older brother Jack are spending a restless wartime
summer in Whitby, Ontario, where their mom is working at a munitions plant while their dad is off
fighting the Germans. One afternoon, the boys stumble across Canada's top-secret spy camp-and so begins
an exciting and terrifying adventure as George and Jack get caught up in the covert activities of Camp X.

The Stonekeeper (Amulet bk. #1) by Kazu Kabuishi
Graphic novel star Kazu Kibuishi creates a world of terrible, man-eating demons, a mechanical rabbit, a
giant robot — and two ordinary children on a life-or-death mission.


Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life by Wendy Mass
Jeremy’s summer takes an unexpected turn when a mysterious wooden box arrives in the mail. According
to the writing on the box, it holds the meaning of life! Jeremy is supposed to open it on his thirteenth
birthday. The problem is, the keys are missing, and the box is made so that only the keys will open it
without destroying what’s inside. The search is on, for the keys to open the box.

MiNRS (MinRs bk. #1) by Kevin Sylvester
Twelve-year-old Christopher Nichols lives on an asteroid. Earth has been mined to the edge of extinction.
Dozens of families, including Christopher’s, have relocated to space to work as miners for terraforming
companies. Then a blackout hits and the colonists lose communication with Earth which means they are
on their own when they are ruthlessly attacked. In space. Underground. And out of time.

Blackthorn Key (The Blackthorn Key #1) by Kevin Sands
It’s London 1665 and Christopher Rowe, apprentice to Master Apothecary Benedict Blackthorn, is
learning all his master’s secrets — like how to decipher complex codes and puzzles and how to transform
simple ingredients into powerful medicines, potions and weapons. Following a series of murders,
Christopher and his best friend Tom must solve puzzles and decipher codes in pursuit of a secret that could
destroy the world in this suspenseful novel.

Magyk (Septimus Heap bk. #1) by Angie Sage
The first part of this enthralling series leads readers on a fantastic journey filled with quirky characters,
clever charms, potions and spells, and a yearning to uncover the mystery at the heart of this story...who is
Septimus Heap?


Suggestions for Summer Reading — Grades 7 & 8

We encourage all students to read over the summer. Here are a few suggestions for some great books!
Please note that this is NOT required reading. Please also refer to the Summer Reading recommendations
made by students. They are part of our Junior School Summer Reading program that is available in June.

Walking Home by Eric Walters
Thirteen-year-old Muchoki and his younger sister, Jata, can barely recognize what’s become of their lives.
Only weeks ago, they lived in a bustling Kenyan village, going to school, playing soccer with friends and
helping at their parents’ store. But sudden political violence has killed their father and destroyed their
home. Muchoki and Jata set off on what seems like an impossible journey: to walk hundreds of kilometres
to find their last remaining family.

Bloom (The Overthrow bk. #1) by Kenneth Oppel
It was just rain. But after the downpour, odd black plants begin to shoot up. Suddenly. They. Are.
Everywhere. They take over fields and twine around houses. They bloom and throw off toxic pollen—and
feed. Strangely, three Salt Spring Island teens seem immune. Anaya, Petra and Seth. What’s their
connection? What’s their secret? A week ago, they wouldn’t have thought they had one. But they’d better
figure it out fast—the invasion has already begun.

Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson
A timely and powerful story about a teen girl from a poor neighborhood striving for success. Friendships,
race, privilege, identity — this compelling and thoughtful story explores the issues young women face.

No Fixed Address by Susin Neilsen
Twelve-and-three-quarter-year-old Felix Knutsson has a knack for trivia. His favorite game show is Who
What Where When; he even named his gerbil after the host. Felix's mom, Astrid, is loving but can't seem to
hold on to a job. So, when they get evicted from their latest shabby apartment, they have to move into a
van. A middle-grade story about family, friendship, and growing up when you're one step away from

Projekt 1065 by Alan Gratz
Infiltrate. Befriend. Sabotage. World War II is raging. Michael O’Shaunessey, originally from Ireland,
now lives in Nazi Germany with his parents. Like the other boys in his school, Michael is a member of the
Hitler Youth. But Michael has a secret. He and his parents are spies.

Scythe (Arc of Scythe bk. #1) by Neal Shusterman
A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery. Humanity has conquered all those things, and has
even conquered death. Now scythes are the only ones who can end life — and they are commanded to do
so, in order to keep the size of the population under control. Citra and Rowan are chosen to apprentice to a
scythe — a role that neither wants. These teens must master the “art” of taking life, knowing that the
consequence of failure could mean losing their own.


Two Truths and a Lie: Histories and Mysteries or It’s Alive!
By Ammi-Joan Paquette and Laurie Ann Thompson
A new series that presents some of the most crazy-but-true stories about the living world as well as a
handful of stories that are too crazy to be true — and asks readers to separate facts from fakes!

Erebos: It’s a Game; It Watches You by Ursula Poznanski
Translated from the German novel. Nick is given an addictive computer game called “Erebos'' that asks its
players to carry out actions in the real world in order to keep playing online, actions which become more
and more terrifyingly manipulative. As Nick loses friends and all sense of right and wrong in the real
world, he gains power and advances further towards his online goal — to become one of the Inner Circle
of Erebos.

The Book Thief by Markus Zusack
It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death (the narrator) has never been busier,
and will become busier still. Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story
of Liesel — a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and
the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbours.

The Mysterious Benedict Society (The Mysterious Benedict Society bk. #1) by Trenton Lee Stewart
Dozens of children respond to this peculiar ad in the newspaper and are then put through a series of mind-
bending tests, which readers take along with them. Only four children — two boys and two girls —
succeed. Their challenge: to go on a secret mission that only the most intelligent and inventive children
could complete. To accomplish it they will have to go undercover at the Learning Institute for the Very
Enlightened, where the only rule is that there are no rules.

New Kid by Jerry Craft
Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than drawing cartoons about his life. But instead of
sending him to the art school of his dreams, his parents enroll him in a prestigious private school known
for its academics, where Jordan is one of the few kids of color in his entire grade. A graphic novel about
starting over at a new school where diversity is low and the struggle to fit in is real.

Eragon by Christopher Paolini
Fifteen-year-old Eragon believes that he is merely a poor farm boy until his destiny as a Dragon Rider is
revealed. Gifted with only an ancient sword, a loyal dragon and sage advice from an old storyteller,
Eragon is soon swept into a dangerous tapestry of magic, glory and power. First book of a series of four

Sara and the Search for Normal by Wesley King
Sara wants one thing: to be normal. What she has instead are multiple diagnoses from Dr. Ring. Sara’s
constant battle with False Alarm—what she calls panic attacks—and other episodes cause her to isolate
herself. She rarely speaks, especially not at school, and so she doesn’t have any friends. But when she
starts group therapy, she meets someone new.


In the Key of Nira Ghani by Natasha Deen
Nira Ghani has always dreamed of becoming a musician. Her Guyanese parents, however, have big plans
for her to become a scientist or doctor. Nira's grandmother and her best friend, Emily, are the only people
who seem to truly understand her desire to establish an identity outside of the one imposed on Nira by her
parents. When auditions for jazz band are announced, Nira realizes it's now or never to convince her
parents that she deserves a chance to pursue her passion.

Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl bk. #1) by Eion Colfer
Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a millionaire, a genius, and above all, a criminal mastermind. But even
Artemis doesn't know what he's taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon
Unit. These aren't the fairies of bedtime stories—they're dangerous! Full of unexpected twists and turns,
Artemis Fowl is a riveting, magical adventure.

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
Josh and Jordan must come to grips with growing up on and off the court to realize breaking the rules
comes at a terrible price, as their story's heart-stopping climax proves a game-changer for the entire family.
But Josh has more than basketball in his blood, he's got mad beats, too, that tell his family's story in verse,
in this fast and furious middle grade novel of family and brotherhood. (Also available as a graphic novel).


Health Information
Included in the health information portion of this booklet, there are several forms which must be reviewed,
completed and returned to the School. It is imperative that all students have all of the required forms on file in
the school health centre in order for appropriate medical care to be provided and, in some cases, avoid
suspension of the student, at the direction of the local public health unit.

When returning the medical forms, please ensure that the following are included:
  1. A fully completed Student Health Certificate signed by the examining physician and the parent,
      including the immunization consent completed and signed (page 33).
  2. A completed New Student Immunization Form (page 37).
  3. A completed and signed Governing Law and Jurisdiction Agreement form (page 39).
  4. A signed consent allowing your child’s photo to be displayed on a Medic-Alert Information
      poster (page 41).

Important Information Regarding Immunization
Under the Immunization of School Pupils Act, Trinity College School, in cooperation with the local public
health unit, must ensure that all students attending our school have adequate immunization according to
Ontario standards. We require complete and up to date immunization information to prove that students
have had all the required immunization and to allow the registered nurse at Trinity College School to update
your child’s immunization as may be deemed necessary for the duration of your child’s stay at the School. If
your child is not immunized, the School must receive a notarized statement of conscience/religious belief or
medical exemption form before the start of the school year. These documents are passed on to the public
health unit to be verified.

Students with non-English immunization records must have their immunization records medically
translated to English prior to submitting them to the School. Families should ask their family physician
about medical translation services.

Failure to provide this documentation, which is required by provincial law, may lead to a suspension
of the student, under the authority and direction of the public health unit. Please see the following
page for more information on immunizations required.

Thank you in advance for providing complete medical information for your child. This will guarantee our
ability to ensure they get the medical attention they need to while at TCS.


Jennifer L. Kedwell, Reg.N.
Director of Health Services
905-885-3217 ext. 1216


Immunization Schedule and Requirements
Formal documentation of all vaccinations in this schedule must be provided to the school health centre
prior to a student beginning school in September 2021. Please note that it is the responsibility of the
family to ensure that all non-English immunization records are medically translated to English and
written on the New Student Immunization Form (page 37) provided.

Through the public health unit, students are subject to suspension if documentation for immunity against
the required illnesses is not supplied. Similarly, children not immunized must provide a statement of
conscience/religious belief or medical exemption forms.

The following immunization schedule (new as of July 2014) and chart details the vaccination requirements
from the Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA), that students need to attend school in the province of

Immunization Schedule


Junior School Music Program
Welcome to music at TCS! We are so excited for the year to come as we continue to offer a dynamic
music program that seeks to inspire a lifelong love of music in every student. Performance and creation
are at the heart of our program. Traditional instruments and digital technology are used throughout our
curriculum to deliver rich learning experiences.

Our Grade 5 music program focuses on exploring, experiencing and creating music through the Orff
Schulwerk process. Orff-Schulwerk is a holistic approach to music education where students learn
through singing, moving and playing Orff instruments. Collaboration, communication, critical thinking
and creativity are the pillars of this teaching process.
TCS offers a full complement of beautiful Studio 49 Orff instruments. These specially designed barred
percussion instruments consist of xylophones, metallophones, glockenspiels and contrabass bars. Orff
education in Grade 5 provides an outstanding foundation for students to continue their musical
development in our band program from the end of Grade 5 to Grade 8.
TCS offers a full complement of standard band instruments for student use. In times where
instruments cannot be shared, private rentals are available through the School from Gazebo Music.
Find out more about Gazebo’s rental program at
agreement. If you are interested in purchasing an instrument, I would be pleased to offer you valuable
advice on brands that last a lifetime and sound terrific. Instrument reeds are available through the
school for a low educational cost ($20 to $35 for a box of 10).
Each year, students will be required to purchase a subscription to MusicFirst, a suite of music software
that provides our students with an engaging digital experience ($30). Theory, digital audio
workstations (recording/composing), digital music libraries, sight reading factory, notation programs,
and intuitive practice software are included. Thank you for your support of our program. I look
forward to meeting you and welcome your questions or comments at any time.

Emma Crawford
Music Teacher, Junior School


Private Music Instruction Policies
The arts department of Trinity College School is able to offer private instruction on many instruments on a
first-come, first-serve basis. As we have a limited number of teachers available, it is necessary to register
as soon as possible. In order to bill a student’s account for lesson fees we must have written or emailed
permission from a parent/guardian.

Please read the policies below. By signing the lesson application form you are agreeing to follow these
policies. If students are unable to meet their obligations they may be withdrawn from the lessons.
Communication between student and teacher is extremely important if there is to be any interruption to
their regularly scheduled lesson time. This is critical, especially with the students’ busy schedules.

Lesson Fees
The cost of lessons is $35 per ½ hour, $55.00 per 45 minutes or $65 per hour. There may be exceptional
cases where the fees are higher to reflect special circumstances. Lesson fees will be billed to the student’s
account on a monthly basis. Most teachers are more than willing to provide extra lesson time when
necessary and these lessons will also be charged to the student’s account.

Missed Lessons
It is up to the student to contact the teacher directly if a lesson will be missed, or a lesson time must be
changed. Teachers will not be required to make up any missed lessons if less than 24 hours’ notice is
given. Missed lessons with less than 24 hours’ notice will still be billed. Missed lessons with appropriate
notice will be made up at a mutually agreed upon time by both teacher and student. Attendance records for
the lessons will be kept for the benefit of students, teachers and advisors. There will be times when
teachers, due to professional obligations, will also have to change lesson times. These also will be made up
at mutually agreed upon times.

Lesson Preparation
It is imperative that students arrive for lessons with all the necessary materials to maximize the
effectiveness of their time in the lesson. This would include their instrument, all accessories and all music
and books. The other part of lesson preparation is effective practicing between lessons. Practicing is
essential if concepts in lessons are to be mastered.

Music Books
Materials required by a student are at the discretion of the private teacher, and arrangements will be made
between teacher and student for obtaining these materials. If the teacher supplies the materials, the cost
will be billed to the student’s account.

Contact Information
If you have any questions regarding policies or procedures for enrolling in private music instruction please

Jeff Biggar
Music Teacher, Senior School
905-885-3217 ext. 1321


Junior School Library
The Junior School library brings together all members of our community. Over the years, this beautiful
space has evolved to meet the changing needs of our students, staff and even parents. It is indeed a place
where students are at the forefront of its design and function.

With the generous support of Junior School families, the library has undergone a major renovation. It
reflects the need for flexible workspaces, comfortable nooks for reading, relaxing and hanging out, a
dedicated teaching space, as well as a current and relevant collection of resources, both print and digital.

The collection of resources is thoughtfully developed to support the classroom curriculum, and to
encourage a love of reading for pleasure in all our students. The teacher librarian works closely with
students and teachers to maintain a collection that is current, relevant and diverse. In this way, the
collection includes books that can be a window, door and/or mirror for our young readers, reflecting their
own experiences, as well as opening them up to the lives of others.

Students are independent users of the library, with book searching and self-checkout available at the
circulation desk. They also have access, while on or off campus, to our online library system which offers
links to databases, websites and image searching sites to help with research; our digital library of e-books
and audiobooks; and information about new and popular books.

Each class has a library period built into their schedule when they spend time with the teacher librarian,
developing important information literacy skills, learning to use the physical and online library, as well as
sharing their reading with each other.

The library is designed to meet a variety of student and teacher needs. It should be a place where members
of our community feel welcome, supported and connected. While reading and research are certainly an
important focus, the Junior School library is much more than the books on the shelves. In the words of
some of our students, the library is a place to smile, be calm and comfortable, relieve stress, and to feel at

Sarah Torrible
Junior School Teacher-Librarian
905-885-3217 ext. 1301


Day Bus Information
Provision of bussing for our day students is designed to maximize service to catchment areas of our school
that have sufficient numbers of students to warrant reasonably priced transportation. The School's day bus
service is provided by Century Transportation, and the cost is billed back to registered day bus families.

In the second half of this booklet, you will find a two-page bussing registration form. If you are
considering using this service, please complete and return the form to the admissions office. Any updates
or changes to the sample schedule below will communicated to families in advance of the start of the
school year. Should you have any operational questions regarding day student bussing, please contact the
TCS travel office at 905-885-3217 ext. 1257 or

401 BUS SAMPLE SCHEDULE                                            Pick-Up                Drop-Off
Ajax             McLean Community Centre                           7:10 a.m.             5:20 p.m.
Whitby                   GO Station                                7:15 a.m.             5:05 p.m.
Whitby           Pro Hockey Life                                   7:15 a.m.             No drop-off
Courtice         South Courtice Arena                              7:10 a.m.              4:50 p.m.
Bowmanville      Garnet B. Rickard Rec. Centre                     7:25 a.m.             4:35 p.m.
Newcastle        Newcastle Memorial Arena                          7:35 a.m.             No drop-off
Trinity College School Boulden House                               8:05 a.m.              4:05 p.m.

Tim Hortons                           Water Street                 6:45 a.m.             5:05 p.m.
Westdale United Church                Sherbrooke Street            7:10 a.m.             4:45 p.m.
Peterborough                          Moore Drive/Whitfield Road
                                      on Hwy. 28                   7:25 a.m.             4:30 p.m.
Bailieboro                            Bailieboro Grocery Store     7:32 a.m.             4:22 p.m.
Trinity College School                Boulden House                8:05 a.m.             4:05 p.m.

Note: These are estimated times.


Uniform Ordering Information
Top Marks is pleased to be the uniform supplier for Trinity College School. We assure you that we are
committed to servicing the TCS community to the best of our ability.

A. Placing Your Order in Person at TCS
Top Marks traditionally holds an order/fitting session at TCS. However, in light of current restrictions with
regards to visitors to campus, it is unclear as to whether or not our traditional fitting sessions will be
possible. We will provide families with an update regarding any potential fitting sessions as information
becomes available.

The staff in the TCS school store will be available to measure your child and fax your order weekdays
from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p. m. until the end of the academic year. The store is then closed for the summer
but will re-open on Monday, August 16th by appointment only. Note: All visitors to campus must make an
appointment and will be subject to any health & safety protocols in place at the time of the visit.

B. Placing Your Order by Mail, Fax or Online
You can complete the order form and measurements summary contained in the second half of this booklet
and submit them to Top Marks by mail, fax, or by ordering online at The password is
TCS01. If you have any questions about estimating your child(ren)’s size(s), our customer service staff can
be contacted at Please note that the only methods of placing an order between the end
of the academic year and August 15th will be by mail, fax or online.

        To guarantee delivery before the start of school, completed measurements, order forms and
      payment information must be received prior to July 1st. If your child is accepted after this date,
          Top Marks will endeavour to the best of our ability to provide the minimum number of
                    uniform items in time in time for the start of school in September.

C. Exchange Dates (two)
TCS traditionally organizes two exchange dates (the first at the end of August and the second in September
after school has started). As we continue to plan for the fall, these dates will be confirmed at a later time
and communicated to families.

To complete an exchange, all uniform shipments will include a prepaid return shipping label and return
authorization form. This will allow you to process and exchange or return very simply with no additional
cost. It is required that you include the Top Marks Return Authorization Form in your shipment for your
returns or exchanges.


D. Delivery/Payment Procedures
You have the option of paying by VISA, MasterCard or cheque directly to Top Marks. Uniform orders
cannot be charged to your child’s account. Please note that a 25% deposit is required with each order and
can also be paid by cheque, VISA or MasterCard. Regrettably, if we receive an order form without your
payment authorization details, we will be unable to ship your order. Please note that all orders received on
or after June 1st will be charged in full.

All orders with a Canadian address will be shipped via Canada Post to the address noted on the order
form. You may provide an alternate shipping address if required; however, orders for Canadian students
cannot be sent to TCS.

International orders will be shipped directly to the School in advance of the start of the school year,
provided a reasonable amount of time is available for shipping. In addition, our customer service
department will contact you to confirm that your order has been shipped. Shipping charges are set at
$10.25 plus tax.

If you pay the deposit by VISA or MasterCard, the balance owing will be charged to the same card at the
time of shipping. If you pay by cheque, we ask that you pay your order in full.

Please do not hesitate to contact us, if you need assistance in calculating the total value of your order or
have any other concerns. Our customer service department can be reached at 1-800-667-7105 (from
Canada only) or 514-344-5454 (from outside Canada) or you can email customer service at

Top Marks

5760 Ferrier Street, Montreal, Quebec H4P 1M7
Tel: 514-344-5454
Toll Free: 1-800-667-7105 (Canada only)
Fax: 514-344-5350
Toll Free Fax: 1-855-344-5350 (Canada only)


Top Marks Frequently Asked Questions
  1. Why is there a deadline date for ordering?
     Many of the items that make up your uniform are manufactured exclusively for your school.
     Receiving your order before or by the deadline date allows us to prepare our inventory with the
     required sizes and quantities. Keep in mind that we need enough time to cut, sew and embroider all
     garments in order to ship what you need before the start of school. Therefore, orders received after
     the deadline date cannot be guaranteed delivery before the start of school.

  2. Can I modify my order?
     Yes you can, so long as your order has not yet been shipped. Simply contact our customer service
     department to request a modification.

  3. What if I am not sure about sizing?
     Remember that when ordering uniforms in the spring, these items are intended to fit not just until
     September but also to the following June. To assist you, you may have your child’s measurements
     taken at the TCS school store, or during a Top Marks fitting session (should one be held this year).
     As well, a measurement chart is provided at the back of this booklet. Simply provide your child’s
     measurements and we will do our best to determine the sizing appropriate for your child. If you
     have any questions, do not hesitate to contact our customer service department.

  4. How and where do you ship my order?
     All orders with a Canadian address are shipped via Canada Post to your home. If you prefer to have
     your order shipped to your office, or an alternate address, please indicate so on your order form
     under the “ship to” section. International orders are shipped directly to the School, unless a
     Canadian address is provided.

  5. What happens if my child grows (or loses weight) over the summer?
     We recommend that when you receive your package, and before washing any of the items, that
     your child try everything on. If an exchange is required, there is an exchange form included in the
     package with very simple instructions on how to process.

  6. Can I order more clothes later on in the school year?
     Yes, you can order anytime during the year. As well, shirts, socks and sweaters can be purchased
     directly through the TCS school store.

  7. How do I best care for my uniform items?
     Enclosed in your package of uniforms will be a detailed sheet showing the recommended washing
     instructions for each item of your uniform. Please read these instructions carefully. Proper care of
     your uniform extends the life of the garments considerably!

  8. What is your return/exchange policy?
     You have 60 days from the date your child starts school. You can return any garment for exchange
     or for a full refund as long as the garment has never been worn, washed or altered.


TCS Dress Code and Clothing List for Junior School
TCS considers it important that all students appear neat and well-groomed at all times. We therefore
require and appreciate students adhering to the dress code as outlined below:

A. Number One Dress
Students in the Junior School wear Number One dress on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Uniforms must
be purchased from our exclusive supplier, Top Marks with the exception of shoes and ties. Number One
dress consists of the following:
   •   Navy TCS blazer
   •   White crested shirt
   •   V-neck long sleeved crested sweater (optional)
   •   Crested vest (optional)
   •   Junior School Tottenham tie
   •   Grey trousers or TCS kilt
   •   Grey socks and flat black shoes (shoes that can be polished) – no open heels or toes. Ballet style
       shoes are not recommended as these do not properly support feet during a full day of school – see
       information on shoes below
   •   After May 1st, any student may wear TCS grey dress uniform shorts, except for Mondays, along
       with TCS grey dress uniform socks.

In order to ensure that your child is in complete Number One dress for school in September, please place
your order with Top Marks prior to July 1 st.

                        Top Marks (5760 Ferrier Street, Montreal, QC H4P 1M7)
                      Toll Free: 1-800-667-7105 (Canada only) / Tel: 514-344-5454
                    Fax: 514-344-5350 / Toll Free Fax: 1-855-344-5350 (Canada only)
                      Online Ordering at: using password TCS01

 Shoes: Three local suppliers sell shoes that meet the TCS dress code; their contact information is:
 • Gould’s Footwear | 26 Walton Street, Port Hope | 905-885-4051
 • Cheslers Shoes | 37 King Street West, Cobourg | 289-252-2133
 • Beebe’s Family Footwear | 33 King Street West, Cobourg | 905-372-9464 |


B. Number Two Dress
Number Two dress is worn on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students may wear their TCS navy crested
blazer, or the blue crested sweater or a TCS hooded sweatshirt. In hot weather, students may wear a TCS
short-sleeved shirt. All other items are the same as Number One dress.

   Note: Tuesdays are “Wacky Tie Days” — students may wear a fun tie with their Number Two dress.

C. Suggested Number of Uniform Items
Items marked with asterisks (*) on the list below are also available at the TCS school store on a regular
basis throughout the year and only these uniform purchases may be charged to your child’s student
account. All other uniform items are purchased through Top Marks and payment should be made directly
to them. With the exception of summer months, the store staff can also assist students who wish to order
kilts, blazers or pants from Top Marks.
    • 1 TCS kilt and 1-2 pairs of grey flannel pants
    • 1 pair of grey flannel shorts — optional (available at the TCS school store only)*
    • 6 plain white shirts (marked with TCS logo)*
    • 1 TCS blazer
    • School tie(s) (available at the school store only)*
    • 1 navy V-neck long-sleeved sweater or vest*
    • 8 pairs of TCS dress socks/knee socks/tights

D. Physical Education Requirements (asterisked (*) items available at the school store)
   •   1 pair of outdoor running shoes (note: a limited selection of cleats are available at the school store)
   •   1 pair of non-marking athletic shoes for use in gyms and squash courts
   •   2 pairs of TCS physical education shorts, grey or burgundy, and 2 T-shirts*
   •   All sports team uniform items*
   •   Sweatshirts and sweatpants, with TCS crest, in assorted colours*

E. Used Top Marks Uniform Items
The TCS Parents’ Guild’s Bear Boutique gratefully accepts donations of gently used uniform items. The
Bear Boutique is run by parent volunteers and proceeds from the sale of these items are used to enhance
the student experience at TCS.
The donated items will be available for purchase at a substantial savings starting in late August and
September. Replacement uniform items are available throughout the school year as well.
Donations of gently used and laundered current uniform items are gratefully received. Please drop off
your donated items outside the Bear Boutique door (located across the corridor from the school store). If
possible, donated items should be clean and/or dry cleaned and on hangers. That said, please be assured
that all gently-used clothing will be thoroughly washed/dry-cleaned prior to being made available for
Please contact if you require assistance with used uniform purchases or donations.
Alternatively, you can leave a message on the Bear Boutique voicemail at 905-885-3217 ext. 1298, which
will be checked intermittently during the summer.
Note: All visitors to campus must make an appointment and will be subject to any health & safety
protocols in place at the time of the visit.
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The Honour Code
Purpose of an Honour Code
The Honour Code outlines ideals which Trinity College School (TCS) students value above all others and
guides the School’s fundamental expectations of student behaviour. Every student attending TCS, and the
student’s parent(s), must sign the Honour Code.

The Honour Code
TCS believes that students should understand and live by standards of honourable behaviour.
Personal integrity is the foundation upon which students can thrive and develop. It is the cornerstone of
one’s character. Personal integrity is demonstrated daily in doing one’s best, not for external rewards but,
rather, simply in a desire to do what is right. In addition to being true to one’s self, personal integrity
implies a soundness of character. At TCS honesty is expected, not rewarded. Academic deception,
inappropriate use of technology and networks, lying, cheating, or any act that contravenes our major rules
is unpalatable, even if there is no chance of being caught. At TCS, a student’s personal integrity is
Being part of a community brings with it certain responsibilities. Within the TCS community we
collectively contribute to the maintenance of a “culture of respect and care” which governs all
interactions and relationships. Every person at Trinity College School has a right to live, learn and work
in a safe and healthy environment. Our community includes individuals from many different cultures and
backgrounds which results in an interesting and enriching learning environment for all. In such a diverse
community, inclusiveness must be prioritized and individuals must recognize that success and happiness
are achieved through an open mind, a respectful and generous view of one’s neighbour, and a clear
respect for others.All TCS students, therefore, commit to a school community that is free of racism and
discrimination, promotes respect, diversity, cooperation, integrity and constructive communication. Only
through extending ongoing and unconditional respect to the people with whom we share this campus can
a community like TCS thrive.
As a student of TCS, I have read over and thought about the implications of this Honour Code and will
endeavour to uphold it in my daily life at TCS.
The Honour Code is read and signed by each TCS student, witnessed by the parent(s) and returned to the

Signature of Student ____________________________________________________

Name (please print) _____________________________________________________

Signature of Parent _____________________________________________________

Name (please print) _____________________________________________________

Date Signed ___________________________________________________________


Media Consent Form
Trinity College School staff and persons contracted by TCS frequently take pictures and video footage of students
and their families, as well as staff and faculty. These images are then used in many different print and digital
communications vehicles including, but not limited to: advertisements, publications, presentations, promotional
literature and websites (which includes social media sites such as, but not limited to: Twitter, YouTube, Facebook
and Instagram). Photographs may also appear in journalistic media including, but not limited to, print or online
newspapers or magazines seen locally or internationally.

Several of Trinity College School’s facilities are equipped with unmanned cameras intended to capture and “live
stream” athletic and special school events over the internet. Individuals are advised (by way of this release and signs
posted at the entrance of these facilities) that their likeness may be recorded and broadcasted (in live and pre-
recorded formats) to a remote audience. Ultimately, the School recognizes that it cannot prevent the recording of
sporting events or special activities, which our students are participating in, by spectators and/or other schools or

Using images of our students and their families is the best way to celebrate and market our school. Our use of
photographs, video and online tools also offers Trinity College School families increased opportunities to witness
and engage in the life of the School, while providing a record of their child’s time at TCS.

This form serves as a release for the School to use all of the images it obtains without time constraints, and covers
the duration of your family’s association with Trinity College School. Please read carefully and sign below.

Please understand that if this form is not signed and returned to the School, your child’s image cannot appear
in TCS publications such as A View From The Hill, the Parents’ Newsletter or on the TCS website.

I hereby waive any right to inspect or approve the finished photograph, advertising copy, printed matter, edited or
unedited, video footage that may be used in conjunction therewith or to the eventual use that it might be applied.

I hereby release and discharge Trinity College School and any persons working on behalf of it from and against any
liability as a result of any distortion, blurring, or alteration, optical illusion, or use in composite form, either
intentionally or otherwise, that may occur or be produced in the taking, processing, streaming or reproduction of the
finished product, its publication or distribution of the same.

I hereby certify that I am the parent and/or guardian of                                 , a person under the age of
                                                           (student name – please print)
18 years. I have read the above release and I fully understand the contents. I hereby consent that any photographs or
videos which have been, or will be taken by any Trinity College School sanctioned photographer or videographer
may be used, without remuneration, for the purposes explained above.

Signature of parent/guardian:
Parent/guardian name – please print:
Note: Students who are 18 years of age or older may sign this release form on their own behalf.

For questions regarding Trinity College School’s policies related to privacy and the use of photographs or videos,
please contact the communications office at 905-885-3198, or email

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DESCRIPTION                                                                    JR.SIZES                     AD.SIZES                       STYLE#                SIZE       QTY.    PRICE        TOTAL.              SIZE        QTY.    PRICE    TOTAL
UNISEX JUNIOR BLAZER - crested                                              10-12-14-16-18                     NIA                         2024J-J4-NAVY                           $160.00                                                NIA
MENS BL.AZER - crested                                                             NIA               34-36-38-40-42-44-46-48               2022M-A2-NAVY                             NIA                                                $186.50
BOYS DRESS PANT- no pleats with elastic back                             8-10-12-14-16-18-20                   NIA                         2015-J4-SUNGRY                          $42.50                                                 N/A
BOYS DRESS PANT· no pleats                                               8-10-12-14-16-18-20                   NIA                         2087-J4-SUNGRY                          $49.75                                                 NIA
MENS DRESS PANTS - no pleats (REGULAR FIT)                                         NIA            28-30-32-34-36-38-40-42-44-46            2088-A2-SUNGRY                            NIA                                                $52.50
MENS DRESS PANTS - no cleats (SLIM FIT)                                            NIA           26-28-30-32-34-36-38-40-42-44-46          2188-A2-SUNGRY                            NIA                                                $52.50
MENS BERMUDA SHORT (summer option-grades 9-12 onlv)                                NIA            28-30-32-34-36-38-40-42-44-46            2089-A2-SUNGRY                            N/A                                                $48.25
BOYS/MENS LONG SLEEVE OXFORD SHIRT- emb.                                   8-10-12-14-16-18           AS-AM-AL-AXL-AXXL                    1007-J4IA1-WHITE                        $33.75                                               $36.00
BOYS/MENS SHORT SLEEVE OXFORD SHIRT- emb.                                  8-10-12-14-16-18           AS-AM-AL-AXL-AXXL                    1007SS-J4/A 1-WHITE                     $31.75                                               $32.75
UNISEX - V-NECK US SWEATER - emb.                                              JM-JL-JXL            AXS-AS-AM-AL-AXL-AXXL                  2044-J2/A1-NAVY                         $53.25                                               $55.25
V-NECK SLEEVELESS VEST - emb.                                                  JM-JL-JXL            AXS-AS-AM-AL-AXL-AXXL                  2004-J2/A1-NAVY                         $45.00                                               $47.25
BOYS AND MENS ANKLE SOCKS                                                      6-818-10                       10-13                        SO-BOY/MEN-GREY                          $6.00                                               $7.00

UNISEX JUNIOR HUSKY BLAZER· crested                                         10-12-14-16-18                     N/A                         2024JH-J4-NAVY                          !160.00                                               NIA
BOYS HUSKY DRESS PANT- no pleats with elastlc back                       8-10-12-14-16-18-20                   NIA                         2015H-J4-SUNGRY                         $_42.50                                               NIA

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