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Summer Learning
School District No. 43(Coquitlam)
Secondary Skill Building: Grades 8 to 10

Dates and Times:

Registration Dates:
Program Dates:July 10 - 27
Program Times:

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  

 

Program Information:

Secondary Skill Building courses are non-credit courses.  Students may take these courses to review previously covered course content OR to preview a course that they will take in the future.  Students completing these courses do not receive a final letter grade nor is this course recorded on their transcript.

Only students currently in Grade 8 or older are eligible to register for afternoon classes.

 

All registration is online.  All students must create or update their account before registering for a summer course.  Do this today!  Registration & Account Info

Please make course selections carefully when registering.   A refundable $100 deposit applies.  There are transfer and/or withdrawal fees associated with course changes.  See Fees and Refunds/Withdrawals (note that our refund and withdrawal policies have changed this year. Please review them thoroughly).

Course offerings and schedule may change during registration based on registration 

PLEASE CHECK ONLINE FAST TRACK for more course offerings or if sections below are full.

 

 

Course Information*

 

Centennial  Secondary

8:30-11:30

Centennial Secondary

12:00 - 3:00

Gleneagle Secondary

8:30-11:30

Gleneagle Secondary

 12:00 - 3:00

Scott Creek Middle

8:45 - 11:45

Hillcrest Middle

8:45 - 11:45

Kway Middle

 8:45 - 11:45

English 8 Skill Building YYY
English 9 Skill BuildingYY
English 10 Skill BuildingYY
Math 8 Skill BuildingYYY
Math 9 Skill BuildingYY
Math 10 Skill BuildingYY
Science 9 Skill BuildingYY
**Tech Ed (Wood &  Aerodynamics/Rocketry for students entering Gr 7, 8,9 or 10 Y
Fitness 10: Introduction to High School Physical Education**** (see description below)​Y​YYY
PE/Leadership 6, 7, 8YYY

IB Math 9

(For students entering International Baccalaureate at Port Moody Secondary only)

Y
Home Economics/Culinary Arts for students entering Gr 7, 8, 9 or 10      Y

Coding : (Info & Comm Tech 9)***

Y​Y

Secondary Music Program (for students entering Grade 9 through 12 this Sept.):

Concert Band/Concert Choir/ Jazz Band options

 

YY

 

Additional Information:

 

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*Classes may be combined, cancelled or moved where necessary.

Courses marked "Y" are offered at the specific school in that column.  Once registration starts they are either marked "Open" meaning there is plenty of space in the course or "Space is limited" meaning there may be limited space left in this course.  When registering online you will be informed if a particular course is full.  If course is full please select a different course or check back regularly as space may become available.

*Please see 'Middle' for full course offerings at Hillcrest, Kway, and Scott Creek Middle Schools. 

 

Course Descriptions:

**Tech Ed (Wood & Aerodynamics/Rocketry) for students entering Grades 7, 8, 9, or 10 will be located at Dr. Charles Best Secondary

WOODWORKING: Get ready to make some sawdust and build a project that you can be proud of!  By learning how to use several woodworking machines you will gain the ability to create useful products out of wood.  Among other things you will learn how to cut, shape, and join pieces of wood together.  Your skills will grow in this exciting “hands on” environment where you will get to see your work pay off

AERODYNAMICS AND ROCKETRY:  This Pre-Engineering course will be an opportunity for students to explore the wonders of aerodynamics and flight.  Students will construct and test Lighter than Air Gliders and other vehicles. Topics covered will include Newton’s laws, Aerodynamics as well as the various shop and safety skills necessary to construct the projects.

***Coding (Info & Comm Tech 9):  This course is for   students currently in Grade 8, 9, or 10 who are beginners or novices when it comes to computer programming (coding) but want to advance their coding abilities while learning skills needed for taking ICT and Business Ed courses in high school: 

  • basic coding techniques
  • html coding & scripting; including website design
  • flash animation
  • use of Scratch and other software
  • Digital media
  • Based on new curriculum:  ADST 9 Applied Design, Skills and Technology
  • please note that actual course may not include all of the above components

 

 

Summer Learning