Courses Offered

Grade 12 English:

Grade 12 English, ENG4U (University Preparation)

This course emphasizes the consolidation of the literacy, communication, and critical and
creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will
analyse a range of challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures;
interpret and evaluate informational and graphic texts; and create oral, written, and media
texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using academic language coherently
and confidently, selecting the reading strategies best suited to particular texts and particular
purposes for reading, and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended
to prepare students for university, college, or the workplace.

Grade 11 English:

Grade 11 English, ENG3U (University Preparation)

This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and
creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will
analyse challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures, as well
as a range of informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts
in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using language with precision and
clarity and incorporating stylistic devices appropriately and effectively. The course
is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 university or college
preparation course.

Grade 10 English:

English, Grade 10. ENG2D (Academic)

This course is designed to extend the range of oral communication, reading, writing, and
media literacy skills that students need for success in their secondary school academic
programs and in their daily lives. Students will analyse literary texts from contemporary
and historical periods, interpret and evaluate informational and graphic texts, and create
oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on the
selective use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. This course is
intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 11 university or college preparation
course.

Grade 12 Maths:

Advanced Functions, MHF4U (University Preparation)

This course extends students’ experience with functions. Students will investigate the
properties of polynomial, rational, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions; develop
techniques for combining functions; broaden their understanding of rates of change; and
develop facility in applying these concepts and skills. Students will also refine their use
of the mathematical processes necessary for success in senior mathematics. This course
is intended both for students taking the Calculus and Vectors course as a prerequisite
for a university program and for those wishing to consolidate their understanding of
mathematics before proceeding to any one of a variety of university programs.

Data Management, MDM4U (University Preparation)

This course broadens students’ understanding of mathematics as it relates to managing
data. Students will apply methods for organizing and analysing large amounts of
information; solve problems involving probability and statistics; and carry out a
culminating investigation that integrates statistical concepts and skills. Students will
also refine their use of the mathematical processes necessary for success in senior
mathematics. Students planning to enter university programs in business, the social
sciences, and the humanities will find this course of particular interest.

Calculus and Vectors, MCV4U (University Preparation)

This course builds on students’ previous experience with functions and their developing
understanding of rates of change. Students will solve problems involving geometric and
algebraic representations of vectors and representations of lines and planes in three dimensional
space; broaden their understanding of rates of change to include the
derivatives of polynomial, sinusoidal, exponential, rational, and radical functions; and
apply these concepts and skills to the modeling of real-world relationships. Students
will also refine their use of the mathematical processes necessary for success in senior
mathematics. This course is intended for students who choose to pursue careers in fields
such as science, engineering, economics, and some areas of business, including those
students who will be required to take a university-level calculus, linear algebra, or
physics course.

Grade 11 Maths:

Functions, MHF3U (University Preparation)

This course introduces the mathematical concept of the function by extending students’
experiences with linear and quadratic relations. Students will investigate properties of
discrete and continuous functions, including trigonometric and exponential functions;
represent functions numerically, algebraically, and graphically; solve problems involving
applications of functions; investigate inverse functions; and develop facility in determining
equivalent algebraic expressions. Students will reason mathematically and communicate
their thinking as they solve multi-step problems.

Grade 10 Maths:

Principles of Mathematics, Grade 10, MPM2D (Academic)

This course enables students to broaden their understanding of relationships and extend their
problem-solving and algebraic skills through investigation, the effective use of technology, and
abstract reasoning. Students will explore quadratic relations and their applications; solve and
apply linear systems; verify properties of geometric figures using analytic geometry; and investigate
the trigonometry of right and acute triangles. Students will reason mathematically and
communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems.

Grade 12 Sciences:

Grade 12 Chemistry, SCH4U (University Preparation)

This course enables students to deepen their understanding of chemistry through the
study of organic chemistry, the structure and properties of matter, energy changes and
rates of reaction, equilibrium in chemical systems, and electrochemistry. Students will
further develop their problem-solving and investigation skills as they investigate
chemical processes, and will refine their ability to communicate scientific information.
Emphasis will be placed on the importance of chemistry in everyday life and on
evaluating the impact of chemical technology on the environment.

Grade 12 Physics, SPH4U (University Preparation)

This course enables students to deepen their understanding of physics concepts and
theories. Students will continue their exploration of energy transformations and the forces
that affect motion, and will investigate electrical, gravitational, and magnetic fields and
electromagnetic radiation. Students will also explore the wave nature of light, quantum
mechanics, and special relativity. They will further develop their scientific investigation
skills, learning, for example, how to analyse, qualitatively and quantitatively, data related
to a variety of physics concepts and principles. Students will also consider the impact of
technological applications of physics on society and the environment.

Grade 11 Sciences:

Grade 11 Chemistry, SCH3U (University Preparation)

This course enables students to deepen their understanding of chemistry through the
study of the properties of chemicals and chemical bonds; chemical reactions and
quantitative relationships in those reactions; solutions and solubility; and atmospheric
chemistry and the behaviour of gases. Students will further develop their analytical
skills and investigate the qualitative and quantitative properties of matter, as well as
the impact of some common chemical reactions on society and the environment.

Grade 11 Physics, SPH3U (University Preparation)

This course develops students’ understanding of the basic concepts of physics. Students
will explore kinematics, with an emphasis on linear motion; different kinds of forces;
energy transformations; the properties of mechanical waves and sound; and electricity
and magnetism. They will enhance their scientific investigation skills as they test laws
of physics. In addition, they will analyse the interrelationships between physics and
technology, and consider the impact of technological applications of physics on society
and the environment.

Grade 12 Courses:

International Business, BBB4M (University and College Preparation)

The world has become a global marketplace. Large volumes of goods, services, ideas, money,
and technology are transported throughout the world, affecting the lives of millions of people
in the process.Today, virtually every aspect of economic activity is influenced by international
business.As students explore the world of business and the opportunities and challenges that it
presents, it is vital that they do so with an appreciation of the impact of the global marketplace
and international trade.Through these courses, students will develop a fundamental understanding
of the global economy.They will come to appreciate the impact that international business
can have on their lives and communities today and on the careers and opportunities they are
considering for the future.Through these courses, students will develop a broader and deeper
understanding of international issues and concerns and begin to develop an informed awareness
of those issues directly affecting their future careers.

Challenge and Change in Society, Grade 12, HSB4U (University Preparation)

This course focuses on the use of social science theories, perspectives, and methodologies
to investigate and explain shifts in knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviour and
their impact on society. Students will critically analyse how and why cultural, social,
and behavioural patterns change over time. They will explore the ideas of social theorists
and use those ideas to analyse causes of and responses to challenges such as technological
change, deviance, and global inequalities. Students will explore ways in which social
science research methods can be used to study social change.

Healthy Active Living Education, Grade 12 (Open Course)

This course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to
make healthy choices. It places special emphasis on how students can maintain the habits
of healthy, active living throughout their lives as they make the transition to adulthood
and independent living. Through participation in a wide range of physical activities in a
variety of settings, students can enhance their movement competence, personal fitness,
and confidence. Students also acquire an understanding of the factors and skills that
contribute to healthy development and learn how their own well-being is affected by,
and affects, the world around them. Students build their sense of self, learn to interact
positively with others, and develop their ability to think critically and creatively.

Grade 12 World Issues & Geographic Analysis, CGW4U (University Preparation)

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Grade 11 Courses:

Healthy Active Living Education, Grade 11, PPL3O (Open Course)

This course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need
to make healthy choices now and lead healthy, active lives in the future. Through
participation in a wide range of physical activities and exposure to a broader range
of activity settings, students enhance their movement competence, personal fitness,
and confidence. Students also acquire an understanding of the factors and skills that
contribute to healthy development and learn how their own well-being is affected by,
and affects, the world around them. Students build their sense of self, learn to interact
positively with others, and develop their ability to think critically and creatively.

Geography, Grade 11, CGG3O (Open Course)

This course focuses on issues related to travel and tourism within and between various
regions of the world. Students will investigate unique environmental, sociocultural,
economic, and political characteristics of selected world regions. They will explore travel
patterns and trends, as well as tensions related to tourism, and will predict future tourism
destinations. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic
inquiry process, including spatial technologies, to investigate the impact of the travel
industry on natural environments and human communities.

Grade 10 Courses:

Learning Strategies, GLS1O (Open Course)

This course focuses on learning strategies to help students become better, more independent learners.
Students will learn how to develop and apply literacy and numeracy skills, personalmanagement skills,
and interpersonal and teamwork skills to improve their learning andachievement in school, the
workplace, and the community.The course helps students buildconfidence and motivation to pursue
opportunities for success in secondary school and beyond.

Civics and Citizenship, CHV2O (Open Course)

Politics is about how societies are governed, how public policy is developed, and how
power is distributed. Civics is a branch of politics that focuses on the rights and responsibilities
associated with citizenship, the role of governments, and how people can get
involved in the political process and take action on issues of civic importance. The study
of civics supports students in becoming informed, engaged, and active citizens in the
various communities to which they belong, whether at the local, national, or global level.

 

• Other Grade 10 – Grade 12 Courses (Call 416-756-7227 ext 205 for more details).