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Specialized and Pathways Programs
Specialized and Pathways Programs
There are many opportunities beyond the regular classroom to explore your education and career choices.  Your first step in trying a new opportunity is being aware of options such as pathways and specialized programs, community involvement, extra-curricular activities in school and outside of school.   *Not all programs are available in every school.
 
Pathways Programs
 
In Grade 11 and 12, you can earn credits through the integration of classroom theory with practical experience in the workplace.
 
In Grade 11 or 12, you can earn credits in a college environment while still in secondary school.
 
A specialized opportunity if you are interested in the trades and technology
and want to explore workplace or apprenticeship pathways.
 
If you are an athlete competing at the provincial/national/international level, your athletic endeavours will be supported as you pursue your sport.
 
In Grade 11 or 12, you can start your investigation and training in an apprenticeship trade through the cooperative education program.
 
You can specialize in an economic sector of interest while in secondary school by choosing courses related to that sector and participating in a number of planned experiential opportunities, such as co-op, field trips and post-secondary tours.
 
Specialized Programs
 
Advanced Placement (AP)
You can pursue university level studies while in high school. Based on your performance on a standardized exam, you can earn a credit, advanced placement or both for university.

Arts
You can pursue an intensive arts focused program in dance, visual arts, music (vocal or instrumental) or drama.
 
Healthy, Active Living and Sport
You can apply to a regional school that focuses on healthy, active living and sport and supports both your academic and athletic goals.
 
You may continue to pursue your participation in the French immersion program at the secondary level.
 
Gifted Program (GP)
Gifted Programming is accessed only in Grades 9 and 10 with identification through the IPRC process.
For more information about the requirements, please visit the gifted screening procedure.
 
You can apply for an internationally recognized enriched curriculum across six subject areas.
 
You can earn credits in a smaller class environment with personalized timetables and alternative learning approaches to meet your individual needs.
 
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