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Gr. 8 Course Selection

The Grade 7 Parent Information Night for next school year is on January 23rd, 2019 at 6:30 in the Library.
In addition, the PW Articulation Team will be visiting our Family of Schools in the New Year to speak to Grade 7 students.​

Students currently enrolled at ShaughnessyCarnarvon, or Trafalgar​ Elementary will be provided with a Prince of Wales Gr. 8 Enrolment Form at their elementary school. 

Students applying from outside our family schools, please review the application instructions for students new to the VSB​.

Students registered in our regular Grade 8 program are scheduled in the following 8 courses: 

1. English 8 
2. Social Studies 8 
3. Math 8 
4. Science 8 
5. Physical Education  (students have the opportunity to choose one of the following courses):
  • ​Co-ed Physical Education
  • Hockey 8 (some experience)
  • Beginning Hockey (no experience)
6. French 8

7. Applied Skills 8 (required elective for all grade 8’s which includes four 12 week courses):
  • Business Education
  • Tech Studies
  • Home Economics​
8. Fine Arts 8 (students have the opportunity to choose one of the following courses):
  • Art/Drama (1/2 year Art; 1/2 year Drama)
  • Choral Music 8
  • Strings
  • Band 8 (Pre-requisite 1 year on Instrument)
  • Band 8B (Beginners)
  • Dance 8

In consultation with grade 7 teacher and PW articulation team, students may be recommended for the following courses:
  • ELL Program (Beginning or Intermediate Reading, Support, Social Studies and Science)
  • Transitonal ELL Program (English, Social Studies and Junior Support Block)
  • ELL support period (usually in place of French 8)
  • Support Period: Skills Development Centre (usually in place of French or an elective)
  • Grade 10 French​ (Prerequisite: French Immersion)