Mayfield Secondary School
Course Selection 2015 - 16
Choices for
Grade 10
Ontario Secondary School
Diploma
• 30 Credits:
– 18 Compulsory
– 12 Optional
• Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test
• 40-Hour Community Involvement
Compulsory Credits
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4 English (1 credit per grade)
3 Math
2 Science
1 Art
1 Canadian Geography
1 Canadian History
• 1 French as a second language
• 1 Health and Physical Education
• 1/2 Career Studies
• 1/2 Civics
An additional credit in one of:
(Group 1)
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English
French as a Second Language
Native Language
Classical or International Language
Social Science and the Humanities
Canadian and World Studies
Guidance and Career Education
Co-operative Education
An additional credit in one of:
(Group 2)
•Health and Physical Education
•The Arts
•Business Studies
•French as a Second Language
•Co-operative Education
An additional credit in one of:
(Group 3)
•Science (Grade 11 or 12)
•Technological Education
•French as a Second Language
•Computer Studies
• Co-operative Education
Additional Requirements:
• Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test
• 40-Hour Community
Involvement
18
Compulsory
Credits
12
Other
Credits
40
hours
30
credits
Literacy
Test
Planning for Grade 10
Research All Pathways/Internet Sites
• www.myblueprint.ca/peel
• www.careercruising.com (Peel 29000)
• www.makingmyway.ca
• www.apprenticesearch.com
• www.electronicinfo.ca
• www.ontariocolleges.ca
My Blueprint - Educational planning resource
Existing User:
www.myblueprint.ca/peel
New User:
Select Mayfield Secondary School
www.careercruising.com
Peel
29000
www.makingmyway.ca
Peel’s Virtual Counselor Website
www.apprenticesearch.com
Planning for Grade 10
• Course Pathways:
– Apprenticeship
– College
– University
– Work
University
Work
Trades
Course Pathways
GRADE 9
GRADE 10
• Academic (1D0)
• Applied (1P0)
• Academic (2D0)
• Applied (2P0)
• Locally developed (1L0)
• Locally Developed (2L0)
• Open (1O0)
• Open (2O0)
Course Pathways
Grade 9
Grade 10
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• Academic
Applied
Academic
Locally Developed
Open
Course Pathways
Grade 10
Grade 9
• Applied
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Applied
Academic (some)
Locally Developed
Open
Course Pathways
Grade 9
Grade 10
• LDCC
• Open
• LDCC
Which Pathway in Grade 10?
Think about your:
• Commitment to academic success
• Grade 9 teachers’ RECOMMENDATIONS
• Academic achievement – report card marks,
comments, and learning skills
• Course expectations
• Areas of interest and preferred learning style
• Possible destinations and requirements
Considering Changing
Course Pathways?
• Low/High level of success in a grade 9 course(s)?
• Strengths/Weaknesses. Did you struggle in some
courses?
• Speak with your teachers and see your counsellor
Getting Started
• Review:
– Diploma status (compulsory courses)
– Websites
– Visit www.myblueprint.ca/peel
• Ask Questions:
– Subject teachers
– On-call
– Counsellor
Selection for Grade 10
(8 courses)
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English
Math
Science
Canadian History
Career Studies/Civics
Three optional courses - your choice
Optional Courses
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The Arts (Dance, Drama, Music, Visual Arts)
Business Studies
Computer Studies
French as a Second Language
Guidance and Career Education
Health and Physical Education
International Languages
Social Science and Humanities
Technological Education
Choose Wisely!!
• Talk to teachers
• Talk to your parents
• Review:
– Report Cards, Comments, and Learning Skills
• Be realistic
Apply Online!
www.myblueprint.ca/peel
• Select courses as of today until February 6th, 2015
Step 1: Create an Account
If you are a New User, select Mayfield Secondary School and click
Create Account.
You will need your:
– Ontario Education Number (OEN)
• Find this on your student card, report card, or status sheet
– Date of Birth
If you are an Existing User enter your email and password and click
Login.
• Forgot your password? Click Forgot your password? for help.
Login to
www.myblueprint.ca/peel
Step 2: Plan Your Courses
Click on High
School
Planner
to begin
choosing your
courses
This is where
you see course
requirements
for graduation.
This is where
you see your
post-secondary
opportunities
across Canada
based on your
course
selection .
This is where
you view other
graduation
requirements
and your
progress.
This is where you
can:
plan your courses
for multiple grades
and build your
graduation and
post-secondary
plan in advance.
submit your
plan for the
upcoming
school year
You will see:
completed courses
and marks
compulsory
courses
Add a course to
your plan by
clicking on
‘+ Course’.
Explore the subject
specific courses
available at your
school.
Select courses to
meet your program,
diploma, and postsecondary
requirements.
1. Click on a subject folder to review courses available.
2. Click on a course to read course prerequisites and
description.
3. Click ‘Add Course to Plan’ in the bottom right corner.
Note: You can use the Grade dropdown or search filters to find a
course.
How to Remove/Add a Course
1. Place your
cursor over
the course
box (do not
click) and a
red ‘X’ will
appear. Then
click the ‘X’ to
remove the
course.
2. Add a course
to your plan
by clicking on
‘+ Course’.
Error Messages
Missing Pre-requisites
1. A course selected for
which you do not have
the prerequisite will
show as this.
2. Submitting a plan in
which you do not have
a prerequisite will
result in this error
message.
Note: Choose wisely, your
plan will not be approved by
your counsellor if you do not
have the required
prerequisites!
Error Messages
Missing Prerequisites
You will see the
error message
shown if you
select a course
for which you do
not have the
prerequisite.
Please review
your course
prerequisites.
See your
guidance
counsellor to
develop a plan.
Error Messages
Missing Pre-requisites
1. Submitting a plan
with a missing
prerequisite will
result in this error
message.
2. Do not click
‘confirm and
print’
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3.
Click ‘Return to
Plan’ and review
your course
selections.
Error Messages
Missing Pre-requisites
1. If you clicked ‘Submit’
and do not have a full
course load, then you
will get the error
message shown.
Click ‘Cancel’ and
return to course
selection.
2. If you ignore Step 1,
you will receive the
error messages
resulting in the
‘Insufficient Credits’
error on the
Verification Form /
Sign-Off Sheet.
Step 3: Submitting Your Courses
1. A plan that meets
all graduation
requirements will
result in the
checkmark
shown.
2. Submit your plan
by clicking
‘Submit’
Note: Only your next
year grade courses will
be submitted even if
multiple years have
been planned.
Submitting Your Courses
1. Submit your
courses by
clicking ‘Confirm
and Print’.
2. A pop-up window
may appear, click
‘OK’ to finalize the
submission of
your plan.
Note: Be sure to review your
course selections as you
will not be able to change
your selections in
myBlueprint once
submitted.
Verification Form
1. Please print
the Course
Verification
Form / SignOff Sheet in
myBlueprint.
2. Have your
Parent/
Guardian sign
the form and
return the form
to the Guidance
Office.
You are Done!
Choosing appropriate courses based on your
interests, skills, and future planning is essential to
your success.
Continue to use myBlueprint to plan, revise, and
make wise decisions for the future. Document your
plan on myBlueprint so that you can keep track of
experiences, achievements, volunteer work, and
future choices.
See your Guidance Counsellor to support you in
learning about program opportunities that may help
you to make decisions for yourself.
Summer School
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Make up, New, and Online
Information is available mid to late April
Registration begins early May
Taking a NEW credit - DO NOT choose this
course as part of your online course selection at
Mayfield - select the course you want to take in
its’ place
• For Stage Band and/or Vocal Jazz, please see a
member in the music department
QUESTIONS???
See the on-call counsellor on your lunch
Download

Current Grade 9 Student Course Selection Presentation