Grade 8 & 9 Course

Grade 8 and 9 Requirements:

revised: April 2010, May 2011, March 2012, April 2014

All Grade 8 students must take 8 courses/rotations. 
The grade 8 program is as follows:

  • English 8
  • French 8
  • Mathematics 8
  • Physical Education 8
  • Science 8
  • Social Studies 8

and

  • Semester 1 Rotation ( 5 week experiences in each area)
    • Textiles
    • Information Technology
    • Visual Arts

    OR

    • Band (20 week experience)

and

  • Semester 2 Rotation ( 5 week experiences in each area)
    • Foods and Nutrition
    • Health & Careers 8/9
    • Woodwork
    • Drama

Grade 9 ( students select 8 courses)

  • English 9
  • Mathematics:
    • Math 9 Principles or Math 9 Numeracy
  • Physical Education 9
  • Science 9
  • Social Studies 9
  • Health and Careers 9
    (Learning Outcomes will be covered as part of their grade 8 elective rotation)
  • and elective choices
    • French 9
    • Foods 9
    • Textiles 9
    • Home Economics 9 (combines Foods and Textiles)
    • Art 9
    • Drama 9
    • Drama 9 performance
    • Information Technology 10 ( grade 9 students can take this class)
    • Woodwork 9
    • Band 9
    • Jazz Band 9