Banting Middle School: Banting Blaze! Sir Frederick Banting Middle School is a grade 6-8 middle school with a population of 550. We have English, Early French Immersion and Late French Immersion programs. At Banting we focus on teaching and mentoring the whole child; heart, body, and mind. Our Mission Statement: Ecole Banting Middle School provides a supportive environment which promotes the active participation of students in their intellectual, cultural, physical, and social development, enabling them to contribute responsibly in our changing world. Our students thrive on the opportunities, responsibilities and high expectations at Banting. The Banting Blaze live by the PRIDE and FIERTE code. PRIDE: P-power of courage R - respect and responsibility I - inclusion D - determination E - empathy ..... and ..... FIERTE: F - force de courage I - inclusion E - empathie R - respect et responsabilite T - tenacite E - eloquence. Our students will be the first to tell you.... "Banting is the place to be!" The new Banting is scheduled to open in September 2018. Thank you in advance for your patience as we go through the challenges of building a school on school grounds while at the same time operating a middle school.