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Academic Pathways

The following offers a general description of the different academic pathways offered in grade 9 and 10:

Academic 

This pathway will lead you to University and Mixed level courses in grades 11 and 12 – keeping the door open to University as your post-secondary destination. 

 These courses are for the learner that: 
  • Is self-motivated
  • Enjoys reading
  • Benefits from independence
  • Likes to explore beyond related learning
  • Recognizes the need for daily homework and review
  • Good time management skills

Applied 


This pathway will lead you to Mixed level and College level courses in grades 11 and 12 – keeping the door open to College as your post secondary destination. 

These courses are for the learner that: 
  • Enjoys learning by doing
  • Likes to learn and master essential skills and knowledge
  • Benefits from more structure
  • Reads for a specific purpose
  • Completes tasks in a directed environment

Essential 


This pathway will lead to Workplace level courses in grades 11 and 12 – with the purpose of preparing students to directly enter the world of work. 

These courses are for the learner that: 

  • Benefit from more structure and reinforcement of concepts
  • Benefits from a variety of different activities to learn and master essential skills and knowledge
  • Enjoys learning by doing