Grade 10 Courses

  • Course Code: ASM2O                    Course Title: Media Arts
  • Credit Value: 1                                 Pre-requisite: None                        Type: Open
  • This course enables students to create media art works by exploring new media, emerging technologies such as digital animation, and a variety of traditional art forms such as film, photography, video, and visual arts. Students will acquire communications skills that are transferable beyond the media arts classroom and develop an understanding of responsible practices related to the creative process. Students will develop the skills necessary to create and interpret media art works.
  • Course Code: BBI2O                       Course Title: Introduction to Business
  • Credit Value: 1                                 Pre-requisite: None                        Type: Open
  • This course introduces students to the world of business. Students will develop an understanding of the functions of business, including accounting, marketing, information and communication technology, human resources, and production, and of the importance of ethics and social responsibility. This course builds a foundation for further studies in business and helps students develop the business knowledge and skills they will need in their everyday lives.
  • Course Code: BTT2O                      Course Title:  Information and Communication Technology in Business
  • Credit Value: 1                                 Pre-requisite: None                        Type: Open
  • This course introduces students to information and communication technology in a business environment and builds a foundation of digital literacy skills necessary for success in a technologically driven society. Students will develop word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing, presentation software, and website design skills. Throughout the course, there is an emphasis on digital literacy, effective electronic research and communication skills, and current issues related to the impact of information and communication technology.
  • Course Code: CHC2D                     Course Title: Canadian History since World War I
  • Credit Value: 1                                 Pre-requisite: None                        Type: Academic
  • This course explores social, economic, and political developments and events and their impact on the lives of different groups in Canada since 1914. Students will examine the role of conflict and cooperation in Canadian society, Canada’s evolving role within the global community, and the impact of various individuals, organizations, and events on Canadian identity, citizenship, and heritage. They will develop their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating key issues and events in Canadian history since 1914.
  • Course Code: CHV2O                     Course Title: Civics and Citizenship
  • Credit Value: 0.5                             Pre-requisite: None                        Type: Open
  • This course explores rights and responsibilities associated with being an active citizen in a democratic society. Students will explore issues of civic importance such as healthy schools, community planning, environmental responsibility, and the influence of social media, while developing their understanding of the role of civic engagement and of political processes in the local, national, and/or global community. Students will apply the concepts of political thinking and the political inquiry process to investigate, and express informed opinions about, a range of political issues and developments that are both of significance in today’s world and of personal interest to them.
  • Course Code: ENG2D                     Course Tile: English
  • Credit Value: 1                                 Pre-requisite: Grade 9 English, Academic or Applied          Type: Academic
  • This course is designed to extend the range of oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills that students need for success in their secondary school academic programs and in their daily lives. Students will analyse literary texts from contemporary and historical periods, interpret and evaluate informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on the selective use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. This course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 11 university or college preparation course.
  • Course Code: ENG2P                     Course Title: English
  • Credit Value: 1                                 Pre-requisite: Grade 9 English, Academic or Applied          Type: Applied
  • This course is designed to extend the range of oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills that students need for success in secondary school and daily life. Students will study and create a variety of informational, literary, and graphic texts. An important focus will be on the consolidation of strategies and processes that help students interpret texts and communicate clearly and effectively. This course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 11 college or workplace preparation course.
  • Course Code: FSF2D        Course Title: Core French
  • Credit Value: 1                  Pre-requisite: Core French, Grade 9, Academic or Applied              Type: Academic
  • This course provides opportunities for students to communicate in French about personally relevant, familiar, and academic topics in real-life situations with increasing independence. Students will exchange information, ideas, and opinions with others in guided and increasingly spontaneous spoken interactions. Students will develop their skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing through the selective use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. They will also increase their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
  • Course Code: GLC2O                      Course Title: Career Studies
  • Credit Value: 0.5                             Pre-requisite: None                        Type: Open
  • This course teaches students how to develop and achieve personal goals for future learning, work, and community involvement. Students will assess their interests, skills, and characteristics and investigate current economic and workplace trends, work opportunities, and ways to search for work. The course explores post-secondary learning and career options, prepares students for managing work and life transitions, and helps students focus on their goals through the development of a career plan.
  • Course Code: ICS2O                       Course Title:  Introduction to Computer Studies
  • Credit Value: 1                                 Pre-requisite: None                        Type: Open
  • This course introduces students to computer programming. Students will plan and write simple computer programs by applying fundamental programming concepts, and learn to create clear and maintainable internal documentation. They will also learn to manage a computer by studying hardware configurations, software selection, operating system functions, networking, and safe computing practices. Students will also investigate the social impact of computer technologies, and develop an understanding of environmental and ethical issues related to the use of computers.
  • Course Code: MPM2D                   Course Title: Principles of Mathematics
  • Credit Value: 1                                 Pre-requisite: Grade 9 Mathematics, Academic                  Type: Academic
  • This course enables students to broaden their understanding of relationships and extend their problem-solving and algebraic skills through investigation, the effective use of technology, and abstract reasoning. Students will explore quadratic relations and their applications; solve and apply linear systems; verify properties of geometric figures using analytic geometry; and investigate the trigonometry of right and acute triangles. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems.
  • Course Code: MFM2P     Course Title: Foundations of Mathematics
  • Credit Value: 1                  Pre-requisite: Grade 9 Mathematics, Academic or Applied             Type: Applied
  • This course enables students to consolidate their understanding of linear relations and extend their problem-solving and algebraic skills through investigation, the effective use of technology, and hands-on activities. Students will develop and graph equations in analytic geometry; solve and apply linear systems, using real-life examples; and explore and interpret graphs of quadratic relations. Students will investigate similar triangles, the trigonometry of right triangles, and the measurement of three-dimensional figures. Students will consolidate their mathematical skills as they solve problems and communicate their thinking.
  • Course Code: PPL2O                      Course Title: Healthy Active Living Education
  • Credit Value: 1                                 Pre-requisite: None                        Type: Open
  • This course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices now and lead healthy, active lives in the future. Through participation in a wide range of physical activities, students develop knowledge and skills related to movement competence and personal fitness that provide a foundation for active living. Students also acquire an understanding of the factors and skills that contribute to healthy development and learn how their own well-being is affected by, and affects, the world around them. Students build their sense of self, learn to interact positively with others, and develop their ability to think critically and creatively.
  • Course Code: SNC2D                      Course Title: Science (Academic)
  • Credit Value: 1                                 Pre-requisite: Grade 9 Science, Academic or Applied         Type: Academic
  • This course enables students to enhance their understanding of concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and of the interrelationships between science, technology, society, and the environment. Students are also given opportunities to further develop their scientific investigation skills. Students will plan and conduct investigations and develop their understanding of scientific theories related to the connections between cells and systems in animals and plants; chemical reactions, with a particular focus on acid–base reactions; forces that affect climate and climate change; and the interaction of light and matter.
  • Course Code: SNC2P                      Course Title: Science (Applied)
  • Credit Value: 1                                 Pre-requisite: Grade 9 Science, Academic or Applied         Type: Applied
  • This course enables students to develop a deeper understanding of concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and to apply their knowledge of science in real-world situations. Students are given opportunities to develop further practical skills in scientific investigation. Students will plan and conduct investigations into everyday problems and issues related to human cells and body systems; chemical reactions; factors affecting climate change; and the interaction of light and matter.

* In asynchronous learning there will not be any live or in person class. The lesson materials and assessments will be available online for the students.
** In synchronous learning there will be live classes and the students will have to attend the classes.
*** The course fees for international students are: asynchronous learning $749 and synchronous learning $949.