Grades 8-12 Overview

The Senior School offers a truly personalized, dynamic educational experience, preparing students to successfully pursue their postsecondary path of choice. As the only Canadian member school in Global Online Academy, and with our signature Global Studies Diploma, International Outreach and Outdoor Environmental Education programs, students have the opportunity to become citizens of the world and stewards of their local communities.

  • Course timetables are personalized for every student, with individual course planning and annual review sessions. The Program of Studies Guide is published yearly in January describing all available academic programs.
  • Advanced Placement courses (19 offered in 20182019) provide exceptional university preparation, as recognized by the U.S. College Board.
  • Global Studies Diploma Program; only Canadian member school of Global Online Academy
  • A University and Career Counselling Centre, with two full-time counsellors, hosts university fairs and numerous parent sessions each year. A work placement program, under the direction of a full-time work placement coordinator, is offered to senior students and provides short-term career experience in a student's field of choice.  
  • STEM (science, engineering, math, technology) and language competitions, such as DELF and DELE language exams, complement class learning.  
  • Our Outdoor Environmental Education program, including our grade 10 Wilderness Pursuits program, integrates social studies curriculum in experiential, practical ways.
  • A comprehensive student-led service program offers volunteer opportunities at every level, from local events to international outreach trips during Spring Break.
  • A competitive athletics program includes junior and senior varsity teams in cross country, swimming, volleyball, basketball, soccer, golf, tennis, and track and field.
  • Our fine and performing arts department offers a range of programs, including visual arts, theatre arts and music (choir, band and strings).
  • Over 20 club offerings include First Responders (medical/emergency training), debate, Model United Nations, public speaking, photography and theatre.   
  • Multiple leadership opportunities, including leadership retreats and school councils (arts, athletics, service, spirit) are open to all students.   
  • Parent involvement in encouraged, with parent-teacher conferences, parent education workshops, grade socials and volunteer opportunities throughout the year.