Middle School Curriculum

Mathematics on the playground

The Middle School program is comprehensive and is designed for students at this particular age and stage of development. The following courses are required:

The following courses are required for all grades in Middle School:

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Humanities (English and
    Social Studies)
  • French
  • Art
  • Music (Band or Strings)
  • Choir
  • Physical and Health Education
  • Information Literacy and Technology
  • Career Education
  • Exploratory (mini units offered in four rotations over the school year)

In addition, all Grade 6 students take Mandarin. In Grades 7 and 8, students can continue to take Mandarin or choose to take Communication Skills or Computer Science.

Many extensions to the curriculum are offered through a rich variety of programs and activities. Some examples are: Robotics, Media Club, Art Club, Math Challengers, Kids Lit Quiz, Model UN, World Scholar's Cup, Honour Band, Jazz Band, Orchestra, Student Council and Science Fair.