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Gr. 8 Course Selection

The Grade 7 Parent Information Night for the 2019-2020 school year is TBD.
We will update this page as soon as we have set a date. The night will take place in the Prince of Wales Auditorium. In addition, the PW Articulation Team will be visiting our Family of Schools (Carnarvon, Shaughnessy and Trafalgar Elementary schools) in the New Year to speak to Grade 7 students.
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)

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​