Programs and Curriculum 
 

SD43 Graduation Program Information
Details on grad requirements, Graduation Transition Pgram and more...

Aboriginal Education Program
Learning support, social support and cultural awareness for students of Aboriginal background.

Staff Development site on my43, employee password required.

ESL

French Program
Our district offers early and late French immersion along with a core French program.

Gifted Program
Coquitlam's commitment to gifted student's education encompasses school-based, district-based, and community-based programs. These services and opportunities to excel are offered to students that have been identified as gifted and those who require enrichment

International Baccalaureate Program
An internationally renowned district program offering a challenging curriculum for talented and highly motivated students from Grade 9 through Grade 12.

Mandarin Bilingual Program
The Mandarin Bilingual Program provides students in Kindergarten and Grade One with instruction in both English and Mandarin. Located at Walton Elementary, the program is intended for students whose first language is not Chinese and who wish to have a dual language learning experience.

Library Services

Montessori Program
The first Montessori class in Coquitlam was established at Austin Elementary School in 1979. The Montessori classrooms in School District #43 (Coquitlam) differ not so much in "what is taught" but "how it is taught" and the materials used.

Coquitlam Open Learning
Open Learning encompasses two programs. A program for K-9 students and a grade 10-12 program. Our courses are fully accredited by the Ministry of Education and there are no charges for students to take these courses. The K-9 program is open to all students who want to learn in an alternative environment. The grade 10-12 courses are open to students who need to make up credits, want expanded curriculum offerings, more flexible scheduling options, specialized courses that some schools may not be able to offer or even students who want to get ahead.

Student Services

Friends for Life
The FRIENDS program is a school-based early intervention and prevention program, proven to be effective in reducing the risk of anxiety disorders and building resilience in children.

Social Responsibility
The Social Responsibility site provides lesson plans, activities, announcements, professional development opportunities and links to other websites with themes of social responsibility, social justice and social/emotional learning.
Career Programs
Transition programs are designed to help students explore careers while still in high school and move seamlessly to post secondary.

Learning Without Boundaries
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