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Published on February 10, 2012

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Delta Secondary School Grade 10-11-12 Course Selection 2012

Overview Graduation Program Policies Required Courses Provincial Exams Subject Areas Career Prep Post-Secondary Information Questions

Graduation Program Policies

Required Courses

Provincial Exams

Subject Areas

Career Prep

Post-Secondary Information

Questions

Grad Program Policies 80 credits minimum to graduate ( 20 courses total) Grade 10/11/12 courses included in Graduation Program Minimum of 4 Grade 12 courses (Language Arts 12 + 3 Others) 5 Graduation Program Exams Graduation Transitions - mandatory

80 credits minimum to graduate ( 20 courses total)

Grade 10/11/12 courses included in Graduation Program

Minimum of 4 Grade 12 courses (Language Arts 12 + 3 Others)

5 Graduation Program Exams

Graduation Transitions - mandatory

Graduation Transitions

Required courses include English 10,11,12 (12 credits) Social Studies 10,11 ( 8 credits) Science 10 and a Science 11 or 12 ( 8 credits) Math 10 and 11 ( 8 credits) PE 10 ( 4 credits) Fine Arts or Applied Skills 10, 11or 12 ( 4 credits) Planning 10 ( 4 credits)

English 10,11,12 (12 credits)

Social Studies 10,11 ( 8 credits)

Science 10 and a Science 11 or 12 ( 8 credits)

Math 10 and 11 ( 8 credits)

PE 10 ( 4 credits)

Fine Arts or Applied Skills 10, 11or 12 ( 4 credits)

Planning 10 ( 4 credits)

Five Mandatory Exams English 10 20% Math 10 20% Science 10 20% Social Studies 11 or Civics 11 20% English 12 or Communications 12 40% Final mark a blend of school mark and provincial exam.

English 10 20%

Math 10 20%

Science 10 20%

Social Studies 11 or Civics 11 20%

English 12 or Communications 12 40%

Final mark a blend of school mark and provincial exam.

Grade 10 English 10, English 10 Humanities, A Mathematics 10 - Apprenticeship & Workplace Math 10 - Foundations & Pre-Calculus Math 10 Enriched Foundations & Pre-Calculus Math 10 Social Studies 10 or Social Studies 10 Humanities Science 10 Planning 10 Physical Education 10 or Physical Education Leadership 10

English 10, English 10 Humanities,

A Mathematics 10

- Apprenticeship & Workplace Math 10

- Foundations & Pre-Calculus Math 10

Enriched Foundations & Pre-Calculus Math 10

Social Studies 10 or Social Studies 10 Humanities

Science 10

Planning 10

Physical Education 10 or Physical Education Leadership 10

Grade 11 English 11, English 11 Humanities, A Mathematics 11 - Apprenticeship & Workplace Math 11 Foundations Math 11 Pre-Calculus Math 11 Social Studies 11 or Social Studies 11 Humanities or Civics 11 Science 11 (Sc&Tech, Bio 11, Chem 11,Physics 11)

English 11, English 11 Humanities,

A Mathematics 11

- Apprenticeship & Workplace Math 11

Foundations Math 11

Pre-Calculus Math 11

Social Studies 11 or Social Studies 11 Humanities

or Civics 11

Science 11 (Sc&Tech, Bio 11, Chem 11,Physics 11)

Grade 12 English 12 or Communications 12 3 Other Grade 12 courses Grad Transitions

English 12 or Communications 12

3 Other Grade 12 courses

Grad Transitions

English Humanities 8 English 9 Humanities English 9 Humanities English 10 English 10 Humanities English 11 English 11 English 12 Communications 11 Communications 12 Literature 12 Writing 12

Science

Social Studies

Math

Languages

Academy Programs Delta Secondary – Dance Academy - Proposed – Lacrosse, SDSS – Hockey, Film Acting, Soccer - Proposed: Film Production and Sustainable Earth Burnsview – Hockey Seaquam – Softball (Girls) and Golf Sands – Baseball Applications available through Delta School District website

Delta Secondary – Dance Academy

- Proposed – Lacrosse,

SDSS – Hockey, Film Acting, Soccer

- Proposed: Film Production and

Sustainable Earth

Burnsview – Hockey

Seaquam – Softball (Girls) and Golf

Sands – Baseball

Applications available through Delta School District website

Important Information Course Selection Due Date – March 9 / 2012 – for all current DSS Students Due Date is – March 2 / 2012 for Gr 7  8 Course Selection must be confirmed via Parent Connect ( Students can select via Student Connect Gr 10 - 8 Courses – 6 required / 2 elect + 1 Alt Gr 11- 8 Courses – 4 required / 4 elect + 2 Alt Gr 12 – 8 Courses – 1 required / 7 elect + 3 Alt (one of the electives can be a study block)

Course Selection Due Date – March 9 / 2012 – for all current DSS Students

Due Date is – March 2 / 2012 for Gr 7  8

Course Selection must be confirmed via Parent Connect ( Students can select via Student Connect

Gr 10 - 8 Courses – 6 required / 2 elect + 1 Alt

Gr 11- 8 Courses – 4 required / 4 elect + 2 Alt

Gr 12 – 8 Courses – 1 required / 7 elect + 3 Alt (one of the electives can be a study block)

Any Questions? Please feel free to speak with your Counsellor or Career Facilitator Counsellors: Mrs. Dueck A-E Ms. Colls F-J Mrs. Rohwer K-P Mr. Cowan Q-Z Career Facilitator: Mrs. Livingston Check out the course selection book on the school’s web site : www.deltasd.bc.ca/de

Please feel free to speak with your

Counsellor or Career Facilitator

Counsellors: Mrs. Dueck A-E

Ms. Colls F-J

Mrs. Rohwer K-P

Mr. Cowan Q-Z

Career Facilitator: Mrs. Livingston

Check out the course selection book on the school’s web site : www.deltasd.bc.ca/de

Crash Course into the World of Post-Secondary

WHO AM I? Yvette Livingston Career Practitioner and Career Advisor Delta Secondary Take a look at my website!

Yvette Livingston

Career Practitioner and

Career Advisor

Delta Secondary

Take a look at my website!

Laddering to success What CREDENTIALS do you earn at college or university? Certificate (1 year) Diploma (2 years) Associate Degree (2 years) Bachelors Degree/undergrad degree (4 years) Masters Degree/graduate degree (2 years - varies) Doctorate - PhD/MD/LLB

What CREDENTIALS do you earn at college or university?

Certificate (1 year)

Diploma (2 years)

Associate Degree (2 years)

Bachelors Degree/undergrad degree (4 years)

Masters Degree/graduate degree (2 years - varies)

Doctorate - PhD/MD/LLB

LADDERING YOUR WAY TO TRADES & APPRENTICESHIPS Post-secondary education that combines paid, work-based training with technical training in a classroom or shop setting. Apprenticeships can range from 1 to 5 years, but most require 4 years to complete.

Beginning Your Apprenticeship There are several routes into apprenticeship, including: DURING HIGH SCHOOL ACE IT programs = school-based training SSA (Secondary School Apprenticeship) Is your son or daughter a “hidden apprentice?” AFTER HIGH SCHOOL A Pre-Apprenticeship Foundation program or training with an employer

There are several routes into apprenticeship, including:

DURING HIGH SCHOOL

ACE IT programs = school-based training

SSA (Secondary School Apprenticeship) Is your son or daughter a “hidden apprentice?”

AFTER HIGH SCHOOL

A Pre-Apprenticeship Foundation

program or training with an

employer

Trades Exploration Tours DISTRICT CAREER PROGRAMS HAS INFO SESSIONS AND TOURS PICK UP SHEETS IF YOU ARE INTERESTED!!

DISTRICT CAREER PROGRAMS HAS INFO SESSIONS AND TOURS

PICK UP SHEETS IF YOU ARE INTERESTED!!

Technical & Trades Admissions BCIT, VCC and Kwantlen Cloverdale Trades Campus Each Technology Program has specific requirements. Entrance is competitively based. Some programs are not accessible to students directly from high school Trade programs have continuous enrolment; waitlists should be researched. Writing pre-tests at the institution or at DSS to meet admission requirements REDUCES wait time

BCIT, VCC and Kwantlen Cloverdale Trades Campus

Each Technology Program has specific requirements. Entrance is competitively based.

Some programs are not accessible to students directly from high school

Trade programs have continuous enrolment; waitlists should be researched. Writing pre-tests at the institution or at DSS to meet admission requirements REDUCES wait time

Langara, Douglas, Kwantlen, Vancouver Community College (VCC) Students are accepted with general entry requirements which means successful completion of high school (i.e., graduation) Each college has Career Programs that may have specific requirements – it’s important to check for Math, Science or English courses that may be needed

UBC - Vancouver Faculty of Arts – mid to high 80s average English 11 + Language 11 Pre-Cal 11 or Found 12 Science 11 Social Studies 11 English 12 Three other approved Gr 12 courses Faculty of Sciences – mid 80s to low 90s average English 11 + Language 11 Pre-Cal. 11 Physics 11 + Chemistry 11 Social Studies 11 English 12 Pre-Calculus 12 (min 67%) Two other approved Gr 12 courses including at least one of Bio 12, Chem 12, Geology 12 or Physics 12

English 11 + Language 11

Pre-Cal 11 or Found 12

Science 11

Social Studies 11

English 12

Three other approved Gr 12 courses

English 11 + Language 11

Pre-Cal. 11

Physics 11 + Chemistry 11

Social Studies 11

English 12

Pre-Calculus 12 (min 67%)

Two other approved Gr 12 courses including at least one of Bio 12, Chem 12, Geology 12 or Physics 12

UBC - Okanagan GENERAL ADMISSION AVERAGE – mid to high 70s Faculty of Arts English 12 Three other approved Gr 12 courses Faculty of Sciences Chemistry 11 English 12 Pre-Calculus 12 (min 67%) Two other approved Gr 12 courses including at least one of Bio 12, Chem 12, Geog 12, Geology 12, Physics 12

English 12

Three other approved Gr 12 courses

Chemistry 11

English 12

Pre-Calculus 12 (min 67%)

Two other approved Gr 12 courses including at least one of Bio 12, Chem 12, Geog 12, Geology 12, Physics 12

Simon Fraser University Faculty of Arts – mid 80s average English 11 Language 11 (can be beginners) Science 11 Pre-Calculus 11 or Found 11 (min 60%) English 12 (min blended 60%) Three other approved Gr 12 courses Faculty of Science – mid 80s average English 11 Language 11 (can be beginners) Chemistry 11 Physics 11 Pre-Calculus 12 English 12 (min blended 60%) Two provincially examinable Grade 12 science courses

English 11

Language 11 (can be beginners)

Science 11

Pre-Calculus 11 or Found 11 (min 60%)

English 12 (min blended 60%)

Three other approved Gr 12 courses

English 11

Language 11 (can be beginners)

Chemistry 11

Physics 11

Pre-Calculus 12

English 12 (min blended 60%) Two provincially examinable Grade 12 science courses

University of Victoria Faculty of Social Sciences – 75% average English 11 Pre-Calc 11 or Found 11 Science 11 Social Studies 11 English 12 Three other approved academic Gr 12 courses Faculty of Sciences – 75% average English 11 Pre-Calc 11 Chemistry 11 Physics 11 Social Studies 11 English 12 Pre-Calc 12 Two other approved Gr 12 science courses

English 11

Pre-Calc 11 or Found 11

Science 11

Social Studies 11

English 12

Three other approved academic Gr 12 courses

English 11

Pre-Calc 11

Chemistry 11

Physics 11

Social Studies 11

English 12

Pre-Calc 12

Two other approved Gr 12 science courses

WHAT’S NEW FOR UNIVERSITY ADMISSION? Acceptable Grade 12 course list expanding Broad based admissions or personal profile or supplementary

WHAT’S NEW FOR UNIVERSITY ADMISSION?

Acceptable Grade 12 course list expanding

Broad based admissions or personal profile or supplementary

Second Language Requirements Language 11 is required for admission to UBC & SFU although SFU will accept Beginner Language 11 (UVic requires Language 11 for admission to Humanities) Students who complete a language 12 in high school, will meet the first year language requirement for the undergraduate degree in arts at UBC

Language 11 is required for admission to UBC & SFU although SFU will accept Beginner Language 11

(UVic requires Language 11 for admission to Humanities)

LPI (Language Proficiency Index) Exam An examination that provides the universities and colleges with a way to determine a student’s competence in English. All students regardless of country of origin or citizenship are required to demonstrate this competence. However, you do not need to write this exam if your English 12 mark meets the language proficiency minimum at the college or university you plan to attend. Check the English 12 mark or LPI Level required by looking at the website for your college or university of choice. Also, the LPI costs, and there may be alternative ways for you to be assessed.

SAT Reasoning Test (Scholastic Aptitude Test) The SAT is intended for students applying for admission to college or university in the US The SAT measures math, critical reading, and writing skills It’s possible to take either the SAT Reasoning Test OR up to 3 SAT Subject Tests. Contact the college of interest to see what its requirements are. To register for the SAT or to find out the test dates/locations, go to www.collegeboard.com There are several test dates throughout the year and test sites in Vancouver and Richmond

The SAT is intended for students applying for admission to college or university in the US

The SAT measures math, critical reading, and writing skills

What Does Life After High School Look Like? For the Graduation Transitions Booklet in Grade 12, you’ll be asked to define a plan and a back-up plan Post-secondary education Employment Extended travel (3 months or more)

For the Graduation Transitions Booklet in Grade 12, you’ll be asked to define a plan and a back-up plan

Post-secondary education

Employment

Extended travel (3 months or more)

PATHWAYS TO POST-SECONDARY COLLEGE (Diploma or Associate Degree) UNIVERSITY TRANSFER IN 3 RD YEAR DIRECTLY TO UNIVERSITY (check out alternative year one programs) TECHNICAL SCHOOLS/CAREER TRAINING (BCIT)

COLLEGE (Diploma or Associate Degree)

UNIVERSITY TRANSFER IN 3 RD YEAR

DIRECTLY TO UNIVERSITY (check out alternative year one programs)

TECHNICAL SCHOOLS/CAREER TRAINING (BCIT)

Open Houses, Campus Tours, Information Sessions UBC Spring Break “Degree In a Day” Campus tours (2 hours) book through ubc.ca SFU Open House Saturday, Feb 18 Info session at Surrey Campus Apr. 25 5:30 to 8:00pm Surrey Campus tours every Thursday at 4 pm UVIC DiscoveringU in March – Good idea to visit campus – take a pro-d day to book a tour!

UBC

Spring Break “Degree In a Day”

Campus tours (2 hours) book through ubc.ca

SFU

Open House Saturday, Feb 18

Info session at Surrey Campus Apr. 25 5:30 to 8:00pm

Surrey Campus tours every Thursday at 4 pm

UVIC

DiscoveringU in March – Good idea to visit campus – take a pro-d day to book a tour!

Open Houses, Campus Tours, Information Sessions BCIT BIG REALLY BIG OPEN HOUSE – APRIL 14 & 15 Student for a Day Sept – Apr Regular info sessions www.bcit.ca/infosessions Kwantlen Open House March 31 st (Saturday) Douglas, Langara, and Capilano, you can also arrange campus tours or attend smaller, regular info sessions

BCIT

BIG REALLY BIG OPEN HOUSE – APRIL 14 & 15

Student for a Day Sept – Apr

Regular info sessions www.bcit.ca/infosessions

Kwantlen

Open House March 31 st (Saturday)

IF YOU DON’T KNOW… STUDENTS IN GRADE 10 ARE INTRODUCED TO CAREER CRUISING www.careercruising.com User name: students Password: career

STUDENTS IN GRADE 10 ARE INTRODUCED TO CAREER CRUISING

www.careercruising.com

User name: students

Password: career

CAREER CENTRE HOURS Tuesday,Thursday & Friday 8am to 3:30pm Wednesday from 8am to 1pm Centre is open Wednesday evenings 6pm to 8pm for student & family appointments Call to book a 20 minute session

Tuesday,Thursday & Friday

8am to 3:30pm

Wednesday from 8am to 1pm

Centre is open Wednesday evenings 6pm to 8pm

for student & family appointments

Call to book a 20 minute session

STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO DROP BY THE CAREER CENTRE FOR HELP AND TO CHECK THE CAREER CENTRE WEBSITE FOR: Career-related announcements Career Exploration Post-secondary institutions Post-secondary application process Trades & Technology Scholarships Grad Transitions

STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO DROP BY THE CAREER CENTRE FOR HELP AND TO CHECK THE CAREER CENTRE WEBSITE FOR:

Career-related announcements

Career Exploration

Post-secondary institutions

Post-secondary application process

Trades & Technology

Scholarships

Grad Transitions

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