Learning Strategies 10 Open 1.0 Credit
Through this course, students will develop study skills, organizational skills and communication
strategies that will help them to be successful in their high school program. The focus
of Learning Strategies 10 is literacy and numeracy.
Learning Strategies 11 Open 1.0 Credit
This course utilizes and continues the development of study skills, organizational skills and
communication strategies. It is designed to foster increasing academic independence.
Learning Strategies 12 Open 1.0 Credit
This course is similar in description to the Grade 11 course, but is offered at the grade 12 level.
This course will count as an additional credit towards graduation.
Co-Operative Education 11 Academic 1.0 Credit
Co-op 11 is a community-based program that combines the resources of the school (25 hr.
in-school component) and a community placement (100 hr. out-of-school component). Coop
11 is designed to facilitate a student’s career choices and help the student with their
career and educational plans.
Text – Expanding your Horizons (2nd edition)
Co-Operative Education 12 Academic 1.0 Credit
Co-op 12 parallels the Co-op 11 program but in individual cases more emphasis is placed on
independent study and topics are covered in more depth. This is a community-based
course that combines a 25 hour in-school component and a 100 hour out-of-school community
placement. Co-op 12 is designed to facilitate a student’s career choices and help the student
with their career and educational plans.
Text – Expanding Your Horizons (2nd edition)
Tourism 11 Academic 1.0 Credit
Tourism 11 gives students an introduction to the tourism industry.
The course offers students opportunites to develop the essential knowledge and skills needed
to enter the tourism industry or post-secondary tourism programs. Students develop their
skills in communicating, problem solving, organizing and managing information, working
with others and working independently, and using and adapting to new technology.
The course focuses on career planning and employability skills and on industry design and
development (for example, develop a plan for eco-tourism in South America). Students
apply and expand their learning in community or workplace settings through job shadowing,
field trips, and work experience. Learning experiences have a strong applied focus with an
emphasis on integrating, applying, and reinforcing learning in other courses.
Career and Life Management 11 Open 0.5 Credit
This compulsory, 1/2 credit course helps students deal with the accelerated rate of change
in our social, economic and physical world. Students enrolled in this course will learn about
self-management skills and resource management skills. They will be able to organize and
shape their careers. CLM 11 deals with a wide variety of issues and situations which students
encounter throughout life. The program is divided into three areas of study - Self-
Management, Financial Management and The World of Work.
Physically Active Lifestyles 11 Open 0.5 Credit
Physically Active Lifestyles is a compulsory half-credit course requiring students to
experience a variety of healthful, physically active activities and to have a sound knowledge
of the health benefits of these activities.
Successful students will be able to:
Select and participate in physical activities which will increase personal levels
of physical fitness
Make informed decisions about the physical benefits of various activities in
high school and in adult life
Demonstrate healthy self-esteem and an understanding of the importance of
personal fitness, fair play and healthy lifestyle habits
Show awareness of the range of facilities and services available to them in
By the end of the course, they will be well on their way to developing personal responsibility
for their own health and physical fitness.