Canadian and International Boarding Student Admissions

Trafalgar Castle School has been welcoming students from across Canada and around the world for more than 140 years. Our boarding program attracts a mix of Canadian and international students in Grades 7 to 12. Many Canadian students value the opportunity of a boarding experience while international students appreciate the close connections and friendships they develop with Canadian students and students from around the globe.

Frequently Asked Questions


When do you accept Boarding applications?

What information do I need to provide?

I understand Trafalgar Castle interviews all applicants. Am I required to visit the campus in person?

When will I be informed if I am accepted to Trafalgar Castle?

I received a Letter of Offer from Trafalgar Castle School. What happens now?

I have been placed on a Wait List. What does this mean?

I have accepted my offer of admission. How do I make payments to the School?

I do not have a local guardian. Will the school act as my guardian?

How do I apply for an international student study permit?

Is it necessary to have a medical exam as part of the study permit application?

What travel arrangements should I make? Will the school arrange transportation from the airport?

Are there times during the school year when the Boarding School closed?

What is the Boarder Buddy program?

Am I required to purchase medical insurance?

My parents will provide me with spending money. Can I open a Canadian bank account?

I am enrolled for September 2017. What happens now?

Welcome to the Trafalgar Castle School community! The Admissions Team is available to answer any of your questions prior to the start of school. Detailed information about purchasing your uniform, laptop and books will be included in the Summer Mailing that will be emailed to you. We look forward to officially welcoming you on Registration Day!