Student Support

Brighton is pleased to offer a variety of supplemental programs and services to our students, and in some cases, to students outside of Brighton School.


Academic Tutoring during the School Year for current students and non-Brighton students
Individual 1:1 tutoring is available for Brighton Students during the day or after school in all subject areas.  Fees for tutoring are not included in regular tuition fees, and are charged to student accounts and billed monthly. Tutoring registration forms for current students are available from the Parent Login section of our website, under Forms (click here).  Tutoring is also available after school for students not attending Brighton School.  Please contact the school at 416-932-8273 ext.120 to enquire about our tutoring programs and fees.

Tutoring Services may be custom-developed to meet the specific needs of a student, or may be selected from some of our standard programs, such as:

Reading Decoding

  • Direct Instruction Reading Mastery, all levels
  • Lindamood Bell Seeing Stars Phonemic Awareness and Reading

Reading Comprehension

  • Lindamood Bell Visualizing & Verbalizing Comprehension Program
  • Direct Instruction Language for Learning / Language for Thinking


  • Lindamood Bell Seeing Stars Phonemic Awareness and Reading
  • Words Their Way

Language Development

  • Direct Instruction Language for Learning / Language for Thinking

Writing Skills

  • 6 Traits of Writing
  • Expressive Writing
  • Direct Instruction Reasoning & Writing

Graphomotor Skills (Printing & Cursive)

  • Handwriting Without Tears, all levels


  • Jump Math
  • TouchMath

Customized Programming

  • Based on student-specific areas of need



Our popular ‘Friday Night Social’ is held every Friday night during the school year and is open to all students and non-students of Brighton. Bring a friend, check it out – the first one is free!  Groups are open to students who do not currently attend Brighton, as well as Brighton students. Students have an opportunity to socialize with their peers in a fun, safe and supportive environment. All Friday Night Socials are supervised and facilitated to make sure that everyone is included and has a good time! There’s always dancing upstairs, video games downstairs and a movie running in the library!  The fun is dialed up with the addition of theme nights such as Mexican Fiesta, 50’s dances; Casino Night; Wii tournaments etc.  Please visit our sister website at for more information and to register for programs.


Brighton offers private, fee-based Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy Services through a private provider, as well as free in-school CCAC theraphy for students who qualify for services. Therapists work closely with teachers to integrate therapy and therapeutic interventions into the classrooms and into real-time applications. Every effort is made to schedule therapy so as not to interfere with core subjects.

Speech-Language Pathologists can assist students at Brighton School who are experiencing language learning difficulties, articulation challenges, and social communication skills challenges.  Occupational Therapists can assist children with fine motor/handwriting skills, play & socialization, organization & planning of motor skills, and use of adaptive equipment to assist in accessing school curriculum and environmental modifications in the school setting.

If you are interested in arranging therapy for your child, please contact the office at 416-932-8273 extension 120.


Our on-staff guidance counsellor is available to students and their families to discuss transitioning to high school, and transitioning from high school. She is also available to help students plan high school study programs and pathways.

Homework Help

The flexibility of our high school schedule and programming allows time each day for students to receive help with their homework, or remediation in particular subjects.

IEPs (Individual Education Plans)

Each student in our secondary program has an individual IEP.  For students taking credit courses, the IEP will be based on expectations in the Ontario Curriculum. IEPs for Non-credit students are individualized, based on needs.  The IEP is reviewed throughout the year with parents and with students. Changes are made as indicated.

Classroom Technology

Students who have difficulty with handwriting, poor spelling, or difficulty translating thoughts into writing may benefit from the use of assistive tehcnology.  Various programs are available to students through our network, or on classroom iPads. A variety of computerized programs are used to assist students in becoming proficient with keyboarding.

1:1 EA Support or 2:1 EA Support

We do accept some students who require 1:1 support in the classroom and community, with the goal of fading support to a 2:1, 3:1 and eventually 6:1 groups.

After School Programs

Brighton offers a number of after school sports and leisure activities for secondary students, which rotate each term. Click here for After School programs for this term.