The Classic and Modern Literature Reborn
Take classic English literature, add in a multimedia approach and the result is an innovative path for students in all grades and levels to enhance their communication skills. We strive to offer challenging, progressive instruction to provide students with the building blocks needed to build strong communication skills required in the future.
English Course Streams
English 10C (5 credits)
English 10C is a common English program which puts all students in the same space, allows them to understand their assessment from a foundational level, and then see whether 10-2 or 10-1 is most beneficial for their learning needs. Students enrolled in this course will finish with credits in either 10-2 or 10-1, whichever is the course that best highlights their strengths and abilities.
English 20-1/30-1 (5 credits each)
Successful completion of this stream is a requirement for post-secondary university programs. Emphasis is on high-level critical and creative thinking, reading, and writing.
English 10-2/20-2/30-2 (5 credits each)
Successful completion of this stream fulfils the requirements for a high school diploma. These levels are also suitable for post-secondary requirements to many college programs.
Advanced Placement English
These programs are designed for students who want more out of their English education. Students who are often bored by the pace of a regular classroom will be happy in an AP class. While being more challenging, they are not necessarily more work. While being more rigorous, they are not necessarily more stressful. The discussions are more dynamic, as are the activities and assignments.
Note: students can enter the AP program at any level without having completed the one before.
English 10-1AP (5 credits) Prerequisite: teacher recommendation
This is a pre-AP program to prepare students equally for continuing in the AP program and for those who simply want a solid start to their high school education.
English 20-1AP (5 credits) Prerequisite: teacher recommendation
This course engages students in the careful reading and critical analysis of language, with a focus on non-fiction. Students will write the AP Language and Composition Exam in May.
English 30-1AP (5 credits) Prerequisite: teacher recommendation
This is an engaging introduction to university level literature analysis. Students will write the AP Literature and Composition Exam in May.