English Language Proficiency Requirement

Report
Burnaby Central
Secondary School
Graduating Class of 2015
Home of the Wildcats
We acknowledge and thank the Coast Salish Nations of
Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh and Squamish on whose
traditional territories we teach, learn and live.
Aboriginal Education in Burnaby Schools
Burnaby Central
Secondary School
Ms. P. Hari, Principal
Ms. D. Davis, Vice-Principal
Mr. M. Allen,Vice-Principal
Home of the Wildcats
Counsellors
Rosa Westinghouse
A - Gr
[email protected]
Hannah Welwood
Gu – K
[email protected]
Rhiannon Jones
L-P
[email protected]
Steve Bermann
[email protected]
Q–Z
Even more support in Student
Services
Corina Chase
Aboriginal Youth
& Family Worker
Leslie Clauson Career Programs
Tim Lim
ISSW
Ryan McLean YSW
Burnaby Central Dry Grad
Contact Information
[email protected]
Attention: Tammy Ozero
Graduation requirements
Admission requirements
Program requirements
Graduation?
Total of 80 credits completed over grades 10/11/12
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12
English 10*
Social Studies 10
a Math 10*
Science 10*
PE 10
Planning 10
English/Com. 11
English 12*/Com. 12*
Socials 11*/BCFN12*
a Grade 12
a Math 11/12
a Science 11/12
a Grade 12
a Grade 12
& Graduation
Transitions 12
+ 1 Applied Skill or Fine Art 10/11/12
Five mandatory exams for Grades 10-12
Graduation Transitions 12
The 4 requirements for grade 12 students are:
1.
Personal Health:
Submitting Daily Physical Activity
(DPA) logs each term
2.
Community Connections:
Completing 30 hrs of Work Experience arranged with
Ms. Clauson (career prep, part-time or summer jobs,
volunteer work for a community organization or requesting
a placement )
3.
Career and Life:
Completing a Graduation Transition Plan
4.
Student-led Interview
Ms. Morabito/Ms. Neves
Challenge a Language 11/12
•Complete the package online
http://web.deltasd.bc.ca/content/schools/secondary/challengeexams
•Attach a picture & $50.00 refundable deposit (nonrefundable $155.00 for International students)
•Exams are held Jan 24th or Jan 25th
DUE: NOVEMBER 5TH, 2014
Note: UBC does not accept Grade 12
challenge marks for admission purposes
Spanish 11/12
Korean 11/12
German 11/12
Punjabi 11/12
French 11/12
Mandarin11/12
Japanese 11/12
Online/Coursework
For UBC:
Online courses must be completed by Feb 1st
For grade 12 courses completed after semester
one, grade 11 final marks will be used
Check credits…
UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT
VERIFICATION REPORT
www.bced.gov.bc.ca/exams
Student Secure Web
FINAL TRANSCRIPT
•Only successfully completed courses are listed
on the final transcript (mailed to you in August)
•If a course has been repeated/rewritten, the higher
mark appears as the final mark on this transcript
Additional Requirements
UBC
English Language Admission Requirements
3 years of study in English in Canada, or 70% on the
provincial exam for an English 12; 6.5 IELTS/ 90
TOEFL, or final grade of 70% in English 11/12
English Language Proficiency Requirement
Registration in 1st Year English with an 80%
interim mark or 75% final grade in English 12;
or an essay score of 5 on the LPI (Language
Proficiency Index)
Additional Requirements
SFU
English Language Requirement
 3 years of study in English in Canada, with a
final blended grade of 60% in an English 12;
6.5 IELTS/ 88 TOEFL,
English Literacy Requirement
 75% blended mark in English to register in W course
English 12 with 60-74% will be admitted but within
the first three semesters must:
Complete FAL X99-4 with minimum grade C
OR
LPI with an essay score of 4 & 50% on other parts
Additional Requirements
SFU
Quantitative & Analytical Skills Requirement
Proficiency with 60% in Foundations of Math 11,
Precalculus 11 or Math 12
 70% in Foundations of Math 11, Precalculus 11,
or Math 12 to register in Q course
Math 11/12 with 60-69% will be admitted but within
first three semesters must:
Complete FAN X99-4 with a minimum grade C
OR
Score 20/30 on Quantitative Placement Test
Post Secondary Testing Requirements
LPI
- Language Proficiency Index is required by
many colleges and universities if you do not
meet the English 12 proficiency requirement
IELTS
-International English Language Testing System
required if schooling has not been in an English
speaking environment for the last 3 or 4 years
TOEFL
- generally required if schooling has not
been in an English speaking environment
for the last 3 or 4 years depending on institution
Placement
Tests
- may be for specific institutions if the LPI has
not been taken, i.e. Langara LET
SAT
- required by most American colleges/universities
and for SFU Athletics Teams
…And still more…
Additional Requirements
Broader Based Admissions
& Supplemental Applications
Mandatory/Optional
i.e. Personal Profile – UBC
Personal Statement of Experience - Queen’s
Broad Based Admission – SFU Business
Supplemental – UVIC Business, Education, Fine
Arts, Human & Social Development
How to apply?
Online…
www.applybc.ca
With PEN
(Personal Education Number)
and Legal Name
When to apply?
College/University Application Dates Vary
UBC **
Apply by January 31st
SFU
UVIC
Apply by February 28th
TWU
KWANTLEN
CAPU
Apply by March 1st
Apply by March 31st
ECUAD
Apply by January 15th
OUAC Applications due in January
Program Requirements?
British Columbia Institute of Technology
BCIT
• Program Specific Requirements
• Ongoing applications
• Can apply once program requirements are met
• Programs may have more than one start date/year
• Often have extra assessment measures, i.e. English
language assessment, Math competency test, Spatial
perception test, Interview
Out of Province Post Secondary
Information available through:
• Internet
• Viewbooks in student services
• SAT information in student services
• University visits
McGill
11:30 Nov 21st
For Ontario, apply online & send
transcript www.ouac.on.ca
How do post secondary
institutions (PSI’s)
get my marks?
Complete PSI Choices Form
online
www.bced.gov.bc.ca/exams
Student Secure Web
How do post secondary
institutions (PSI’s)
know my marks?
Self Report online…
first week of March
Log in to the post secondary institution
website with the student number/password
provided
When do post secondary
institutions actually
get my marks?
When do I know I’m accepted?
April’s School Report = May final offers
Post Secondary Evening
PSIBC
What is it?
Opportunity to obtain specific information
regarding post secondary options
When is it?
Wednesday, November 19
Student Commons 6 – 7:30 p.m.
SFU Presentation 7:00
UBC Presentation 7:45
Who’s coming?
BCIT
DOUGLAS
CAPILANO
KWANTLEN
LANGARA
BBY SD 41
ECUAD
TWU
VCC
UVIC
CF-RMC
In Summary…Timeline…
October – Apply www.applybc.ca
***REMEMBER PASSWORDS***
October onward – Attend Information Sessions
November – Attend Post Secondary Night
Nov-Apr – Complete PSI
www.bced.gov.bc.ca/exam
Jan-Feb – Watch deadlines
March – Self report grades
Study hard…April grades = May admissions!
Need more information?
Contact the counselling office!
Scholarship Information
Ms. Maria Morabito
Burnaby Central
Graduating Class of 2015

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