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Application and Admissions


IB Registration Information



2019 IB Information Night at Dr. G. W. Williams Secondary School

Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

(no registration to attend required)

We invite students, parents and guardians who live within Dr. G. W. Williams’ IB boundaries to join us for this session. 

The York Region District School Board IB Programme application is completed centrally for all York Region IB Schools. The central application is for offerings at Alexander Mackenzie High School, Bayview Secondary School, Dr. G.W. Williams Secondary School, Maple High School and Milliken Mills High School. 


During the application process, the YRDSB IB School serving your home address will be identified.

 ​Regrettably, we are not able to consider applicants who live outside Dr. G. W.

Williams’ IB boundaries. 

Please note: We are not able to accept applications from VISA students​​


The Application Window will be open:

12:00pm (noon) MONDAY, October 21, 2019 - 11:59pm Thursday November 7, 2019

Please note: We are not able to accept late registrations

Follow this IB Application Registration Link to start your 2019 IB application process

If you require support during the application process, please review the instructions below:

Instructions on How to Login or Create a Parent Edsby Account

Instructions for Completing the IB YRDSB Application on Edsby​

Assessment Days

 Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.



   Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m

 Be advised individual test results/standings will not be released. 

Submitting an application indicates that you understand and will adhere to this policy. 

Application Requirements Dr. G. W. Williams’ IB Programme

1. You live in York Region at the time of application (students apply centrally to their area IB        School) YRDSB School Locator
2. You are a student currently in Grade 8 
4.  Request that a current CORE teacher complete a Reference Form. You will need to provide an email address for your teacher at the time of application and we will share the reference form on your behalf
5. Write the admissions assessment in November. 
6.  Students must provide a COPY of the Grade 7 final report card (This is submitted on the assessment day) and your Grade 8 progress report.​

     The Assessment Task

Students will participate in a collaborative task, inspired by IB assessments. It is designed to target cross-curricular critical thinking and problem solving skills. It is our goal that this activity will allow students to demonstrate learning skills and attributes of the IB Learner Profile.

Based on the experience of the collaborative task, students will be asked to respond to a reflective prompt. 

The admissions assessment is based on the evaluation of this written response.


We do not recommend any special preparation or study for the assessment.​

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