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Lorne Park Secondary School Grade 10 Option Selection 2014-2015

Lorne Park Secondary School Grade 10 Option Selection 2014-2015. Review of OSSD Requirements. O.S.S. Diploma Requirements 30 Credits (18 Compulsory, 12 Optional) 40 Hours of Community Involvement Successful completion of the Literacy Test. Types of Courses.

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Lorne Park Secondary School Grade 10 Option Selection 2014-2015

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  1. Lorne Park Secondary SchoolGrade 10 Option Selection2014-2015

  2. Review of OSSD Requirements • O.S.S. Diploma Requirements • 30 Credits (18 Compulsory, 12 Optional) • 40 Hours of Community Involvement • Successful completion of the Literacy Test

  3. Typesof Courses UUniversity Preparation Courses (former academic stream) - Designed to meet entrance requirements for university programs (ENG3U0 and ENG4U0) CCollege Preparation Courses (former applied stream) - Designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for college programs (ENG3C0 and ENG4C0)

  4. Typesof Courses -continued MUniversity/College Preparation Courses - Designed to prepare students to meet the entrance requirements for both university and college programs (AWQ3M0 and TGJ3M0) OOpen Level Courses - Appropriate for all students - Usually elective courses (PAL3OM or CGG3O0) EWorkplace Preparation Courses - Appropriate for students entering the workplace only (MEL3E0 and MEL4E0)

  5. University Pathway Students must have sixgrade 12 (U) or (M) level courses to qualify for general university admission. Specific courses or prerequisites will vary depending on the university program Examples: ENG4U0 or BOH4M0 Students should investigate grade 12 course prerequisites before selecting grade 11 courses Research now: www.electronicinfo.ca or www.myBlueprint.ca Attend university presentations in lecture hall Gather university guide books (in guidance) and check websites Visit the universities

  6. College Pathway Students need six grade 11 and 12 courses offered at the open (O), college (C), university/college level (M), or university (U) for diplomas or certificates. College degrees require six grade 12 U or M courses Marks of 65% or higher are typically required for admission. Each program varies. May also require additional admission information, such as a portfolio, interview or an audition Do the research now www.ontariocolleges.ca or myBlueprint.ca. Visit the colleges, gather guide books (in guidance). Visit the presentations at Lorne Park during lunch

  7. College and University Info College www.ontariocolleges.ca OCAS Ontario Colleges booklet Individual college sites www.myBlueprint.ca University www.ouac.on.ca www.electronicinfo.ca Individual university sites www.myBlueprint.ca

  8. Math Pathways

  9. Math Pathways

  10. Science Courses

  11. Specialized Programs • Enhanced Program * Grade 11 Requirements – Must select at least one course offered at the enhanced level, example ENG3UE (need 11 for certificate) • Extended French Program * Grade 11 Requirements – Must take FEF3U0 and HSP3UX (need 7 for certificate) * Must already be in program to select these course(s)

  12. Sports Specialist High Skill’s Major...pending approval • Grade 11 and 12 courses that focus on a Sports related career while earning an OSSD • Supports all pathways • University, College, Workplace, Apprenticeship • Bundled Credits • 8-10 courses (sports related courses or activities) • Certificates/Training (First Aid, AED, CPR, WHIMIS…) • Attend some college classes (i.e. Sheridan) • Includes experiential learning (job shadow & co-op)

  13. Cooperative Education To select Co-op, choose course code COP4XC and submit a separate application (available in guidance or online) to the co-op teacher. Earn up to four credits at work placement. Authentic experience for all students (College, University, Apprenticeship - Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program or OYAP). Credits can be used for college admission.

  14. Changing Levels Students requiring a level change (i.e. ENG2D0 to ENG3C0) are advised to make an appointment with their Guidance Counsellor to review requirements for potential post secondary pathways.

  15. Choosing Your Courses Research all of their options carefully Talk to teachers who teach the course Attend our Course Selection Fair Friday, Feb. 14th Talk to students who have taken the course Get information regarding workload and the type of projects they will do (any presentations?) Select courses in which likely to experience success Have a back-up plan Pay attention to post-secondary program requirements

  16. Accessing the Online Course Selection Program Course Selection will be done through www.myBlueprint.ca (new this year). Link will be on LPSS website Access to the On-line Course Selection will be available to students February15-23. All students must have a myBlueprint account.

  17. Confirming Your Choices Students will press SUBMIT and print their Course Selection. Parents willreview courses and signthe form. Return the signed Course Selection form to the homeroom teacher.

  18. Course Changes Changed your mind? Changes may be made anytime before June 1st (This means for any reason!) Changes will be permitted based on course availability (master timetable is set) "Change of mind" changes will notbedone in September

  19. Valid Reasons for September Course Changes The only timetable changes that will be done in September are for students who have problems such as: - course conflicts with another course - a selected course was completed at summer school - no prerequisite for chosen course due to a course failure in June - unforeseen health issue

  20. Courses Taken Outside LPSS It is recommended that you do not select a course for which you plan to take outside of LPSS.

  21. Career Planning Assessments www.careercruising.com http://www.peelschools.org/makingmyway/ www.myBlueprint.ca

  22. QUESTIONS or NEED HELP? Drop in at lunch without an appointment to talk to a counselor Or make an appointment

  23. Questions

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