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Levels of Support

Regular Class with Indirect Support

This is an indirect level of service provided to students who are placed in the regular classroom. The special education resource teacher in consultation with the classroom teacher monitors the student’s progress and makes program adjustments.

Regular Class with Resource Support

Resource support is provided in the classroom by the special education resource teacher on a regular basis. Accommodations are provided and continually assessed and evaluated by the classroom teacher and/or special education resource teacher. 

Regular Class with Withdrawal
Learning Strategies: (GLE 10/GLE20) 

Skills for Success in Secondary School

This course focuses on learning strategies to help students become better, more independent learners. Students will learn how to develop and apply literacy and numeracy skills, personal management skills, and interpersonal and teamwork skills to improve their learning and achievement in school, the workplace, and the community. The course helps students build confidence and motivation to pursue opportunities for success in secondary school and beyond.

Advanced Learning Strategies: (GLE30/GLE40)

This course improves students’ learning and personal-management skills, preparing them to make successful transitions to work, training and/or postsecondary education destinations. Students will access their learning abilities and use literacy, numeracy, and research skills and personal-management techniques to maximize their learning. Students will investigate trends and resources to support their postsecondary employment, training, and/or education choices and develop a plan to help them meet their learning and career goals.

Community Classes: Partially Self-Contained

Autism Program

This is a non-credit program based on Ministry curriculum guidelines that are modified or alternative to the curriculum, as set out in the Individual Education Plan. The program places emphasis on the development of literacy, numeracy, personal and social skills, communication skills, culinary skills, money management, transit training and community exploration, and work experience. The program provides a balance between academics and learning opportunities which promote and challenge each student to reach a maximum level of academic achievement, independence and citizenship.

Gifted Program

The program is based on Ministry curriculum expectations at the appropriate grade level, which is differentiated through depth, breadth, pace and kind in order to address students’ differing learning needs and styles. In the development of the student’s Individual Education Plan the specific learning expectations for the student, an outline of the special education services, accommodations and instructional strategies needed by the student, and the methods by which the student’s progress will be assessed and evaluated will be outlined. This program is available in Grade 9 and 10.

Storefront PEAK Program

(Pathway to Education and Academic Knowledge)
Presently located in The Promenade Mall, the PEAK Program serves students between the ages of 18 and 21 who have completed a modified high school program and require further education before attending college or entering the workplace. The program offers classes in life skills, workplace math and English, upgrading and work placements in the community.
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