Reach Ahead Program | Grade 8 students

Get a head start on high school this summer!

This summer, Uchenna Academy is excited to offer a Reach Ahead program to grade 8 students that are starting grade 9 in September. The program starts July 6, 2020 and ends on July 31, 2020.

The focus of the program is STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) and Healthy Active Living. Students will work on developing their athletic skills in multi sport format (focus on basketball) while learning about various  STEAM topics each week. The program is designed in a unique collaboration between Uchenna Academy and University Health Network (UHN).

Summary of Program:

  • Rehabilitation Science – Mobility Issues and Current Research
  • Robotic Arm Design
  • Roller Coaster Design
  • Sports Jersey Design and Marketing
  • Sport Event Planning & Delivery (1 day basketball tournament)
  • Ballmatics Program – Math & Basketball
  • Presentation at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (mobility issue design idea)

The program will include hands-on workshops at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (TRI), where students will learn various career options in health care, science of cutting edge rehabilitation equipment, newest technologies and research about mobility issues, and conduct various mobility experiments. The program is a unique collaboration between Uchenna Academy and TRI.

The cost for the 5 week program is $210/week or $950 if paid prior to the program commencement.

We invite you to fill in the registration form below and submit it to along with required documents.


  • A registration form must be filled in and approved by Uchenna Academy Principal and Elementary School Principal
  • Uchenna Academy reserves the right to cancel or relocate programs. Confirmations for the Reach Ahead program will be sent the week of June 17th, 2019.