Barrie Central Collegiate
125 Dunlop Street West
Barrie, Ontario L4N 1A9
Ph (705)7261846
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BCC History

165 years of History

1843 The Grammer School of the district of Simcoe opened in temporary quarters in the court house with 45 students.
First annual examinations.
1853 School moved into its own building on Blake St.
1863 First female students admitted.
1873-1883 Name changed to Barrie High School.
Name changed to Barrie Collegiate Institute.
1883-1893 Former Premier E.C. Drury attends classes.
1913-1923 Frederick Grandy donates a trophy for Senior Boys Champion in sports.
Remodelled and enlarged, school opened in September – burned down in December.
1923-1933 After 2 years of construction the new school opened on present site, near corner of Bradford and Dunlop Streets.
Student Council established and school is enlarged.
1943-1953 Name changed to Barrie District Collegiate Institue.
1953-1963 Major addition completed, adding the auditorium and main office, plus other rooms.
1973 Original part of school facing Bradford St. demolished and replaced by a major addition including a new library, another gym, and a new Guidance office.
Name changed to Barrie Central Collegiate.