T.A.L.O.N.S. - The Academy of Learning for Outstanding Notable Students is the only program of its
kind in the Coquitlam School District #43, specifically designed for gifted
learners in grades 9 to 12, focusing on the Autonomous Learner Model. It
addresses the unique needs of gifted learners by offering English 9-10, social
studies 9-10, math 9-11, science 9-10, biology 11, chemistry 11, independent
directed studies (IDS) 10-12 and philosophy 12 in an enriched, honours,
accelerated and telescoped way. Learners also take outdoor leadership 10 and 11 with the
option to take (outdoor) leadership 12 in either grade 11 or 12.
Application to this program is only available for identified gifted learners
living in District #43 and currently attending grade 8. An online application package
will be e-mailed to eligible grade 8 students in middle schools approximately mid-December 2018. For
more information please visit our dedicated T.A.L.O.N.S Information Page.