Grade 8 to 9 - Seaquam Secondary School

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Seaquam Secondary
~Grade 8 to Grade 9 ~
Course Planning 2013-14
New Graduation Program
BC Ministry of Education is in the process of
transforming the curriculum.
Change in educational philosophy: from What you learn
to How you learn.
With instant access to unlimited amount of information,
focus on learning the skills to successfully find,
consume, think about and apply the information in their
lives.
Core Components: Thinking, Communication, Personal
and Social.
Your graduation requirements might change in the future
– TBA.
https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/
Academies
Academy
School
Baseball
Sands Secondary
Cadets
NEW Seaquam Secondary
Dance
Film Acting
Program Information
Gr 8 – 12 males and females
Gr. 8 and 9 males and
females
Gr 8 – 12 males and females
Gr 8 – 12 males and females
Blocks
C and D
G and H
(hopefully)
C and D
Golf
Hockey
Delta Secondary
“The Studio”
Delta Manor Education
Centre (Ladner)
“The Studio”
Delta Manor Education
Centre (Ladner)
Seaquam Secondary
Burnsview Secondary
Hockey
South Delta Secondary
Gr 8 – 12 males and females G and H
Gr. 8 – 12 males and females
1 block program
A or B
Need to take one other class
at BU every other morning
Bantam Gr 8 – 9 males and
females; 2 block program
A and E
Lacrosse
Delta Secondary
Gr 8 – 12 males and females
Film Production
C and D
Gr 8 – 12 males and females
C and D
C and D
Soccer
Soccer
Softball
South Delta Secondary
NEW
Gr 8 – 10 males and females
Sands Secondary
Gr 8 – 12 males and females
Seaquam Secondary
Gr 8 – 12 Girls only
A and B
G and H
(hopefully)
G and H
Academies cont.
 8 credits toward graduation – be passionate
about your choice. (Graduation = 80 credits).
 All academies, except Burnsview Hockey, are
two blocks in a student’s timetable.
 All academies, except SDSS Hockey, have the
two blocks back to back
 Students can move between their home school
and an academy school at lunch
 Financial aid is available for those in need
 Brochures available at the school office
 Apply early and before March 14th.
Grade Nine Courses ’14 – ‘15
English 9
Grade Nine Courses ’14 – ‘15
Social Studies 9
Social Studies 9 Challenge
(same mark, but more discussions and projects)
Grade Nine Courses ’14 – ‘15
Mathematics
Math 9 Core
(automatically placed if in Math 8 core)
Math 9
Math 9 Challenge
(by teacher recommendation only)
Grade Nine Courses ’14 – ‘15
Science 9
Grade Nine Courses ’14 – ‘15
Physical Education
PE 9
(co-ed)
Grade Nine Courses ’14 – ‘15
Health & Career Planning 9
(not a course, but a Mark based on your
attendance and fulfillment of school
expectations)
Grade Nine Courses ’14 – ‘15
Languages
French 9
French 9 Challenge
French 10
French 10 Challenge
Japanese 9
Japanese 10
Grade Nine Courses ’14 – ‘15
Applied Skills
Action Wear Design and Construction 9
Business Education 9
Home Economics 9: Cafeteria
Home Economics 9: Foods
Home Economics 9: Textiles
Graphics 9
Grade Nine Courses ’14 – ‘15
Applied Skills cont.
Information Communications Tech. 9
Tech. Ed. 9: Drafting & Design
Tech. Ed. 9: Intro Engineering
Tech. Ed. 9: Metalwork
Tech. Ed. 9: Jewelry Art Metal
Tech. Ed. 9: Woodwork
Tech. Ed. 9: Wood Art Carving
Grade Nine Courses ’14 – ‘15
Fine Arts
Music courses
Music 9: Beginners Concert Band
Music 9: Jazz Band
(classes before school starts – allows for an extra elective)
Music 9: Choir
Guitar 9
Grade Nine Courses ’14 – ‘15
Fine Arts cont.
Drama 9
Drama 9: Stagecraft
Drama 9: Theatre Company (X Block)
Film & Video 9
Media Arts 9: Animation
Visual Arts 9
Photography 9
Grade Nine Courses ’14 – ‘15
Grad Quest 9
Grade Nine Courses ’14 – ‘15
Strategies for Learning: LA
Strategies for Learning: LD
Grade Nine Courses ’14 – ‘15
English Language Learners
(ELL) Courses
ELL Development 9: Level 1 & 2
ELL Literature Study 9: Level 3 & 4
ELL Composition 9: Level 1-4
Strategies for Learning 9: ELL
SAMPLE ONLY
SSAMPLE ONLY
Grade Nine Courses ’14 – ‘15
Be aware of your:
Homework
(take initiatives ans responsibility, higher expectations)
Attendance
(to have a spare in grade 11 & 12)
Behaviour
(having the teacher on your side)
Alternates 3-4
Grade Nine Courses ’14 – ‘15
Dates To Remember
Feb. 25 (6:30pm) –
Parent Course Selection Meeting
Feb. 28th – March 6th –
Course Selection Must be completed by
March 6th.
 Register through Student/Parent Connect.
(see office for username and password)

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