PROGRAM PLANNING OVERVIEW
This section of our school website is to provide students and parents with an overview of the course offerings at Hugh Boyd Secondary School. It is intended to help students and their parents choose the most appropriate courses for the upcoming school year. Some courses must be taken to meet the requirements of the Ministry of Education, while others will be chosen to meet individual interests and goals.
Please use the separate links on the website, under Students - Program Planning for more detailed course information from each department. Grade assemblies will be held by the counselling team on Friday, February 7th to review the program planning process.
Current Grade 9, 10, and 11 students will be able to enter their course selections between February 7th and February 18th. Current Grade 8 students will enter their course selections with the assistance of our counsellors on February 19th.
Students' personalized course selections must be completed in My Ed BC by 3 pm on Tuesday, February 18th.
Due to timetable and staffing considerations, course changes will be difficult after initial selections and therefore it is very important that the selection of courses be done thoughtfully. Students and parents should examine this section of the website carefully and then discuss the choice of courses. Course and timetable changes in September are not always possible.
Students in Grades 10 through 12 need to plan their courses with career and/or post-secondary programs in mind. Please check with your counsellor if you have specific questions about options beyond high school.
Please note: courses will be run only if there is sufficient enrolment to justify a class. If a student selects a course for which there is insufficient enrolment, the student will be placed in the first alternative course identified by the student. Therefore, please choose alternate courses with care.
Attached to this page is the Powerpoint for the Grades 8 -11 grade assemblies regarding program planning as well as:
-Hugh Boyd Program Planning List of Courses - course offerings with descriptions
-Student Course Selection Instructions
-Course Selections 2020/2021 (one page)