Academy of Sport Specialized High Skills Major (SHSM)

The Academy of Sport allows students to explore the many aspects of the business and performance of sport. The Academy is open to students in Grades 11 and 12 who are interested in pursuing a bundle of courses specifically tailored to sports performance and management, as well as earning industry accreditation in related areas. Students will be able to make important connections to both community and post-secondary destinations.

Academy of Sport Specialized High Skills Major (SHSM) is offered at:

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Co-operative Education

Cooperative Education is an opportunity for students to learn valuable work skills while earning secondary school credits. A cooperative education course must be based on a related course (or courses) in which the student is enrolled or which he or she has successfully completed. Cooperative education courses include a classroom component, comprising preplacement and integration activities, and a placement component. Students earn cooperative education credits by integrating classroom theory with planned learning experiences in the workplace or community to achieve learning based on the curriculum expectations of the related course.

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Dual Credits

Dual credit programs are ministry-approved programs that allow students, while they are still in secondary school, to take college courses that count towards both the Ontario Secondary School Diploma and a post-secondary certificate or diploma. Students may earn credits towards their secondary school diploma through courses delivered either fully at a college in a congregated model, or within their high school as a team taught course.

The Dual Credits program is offered at:

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e-Learning

E-Learning Ontario is the branch of the Ministry of Education that oversees the Provincial e-Learning Strategy. This strategy provides all Ontario school boards, schools and students with access to valuable digital learning opportunities and resources in four different areas: E-Learning, Blended Learning, Homework Help and Digital Resources.

e-Learning Program is offered at:

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Contact your Guidance Teacher for course selection.

Links and resources

Contact Information:

Registration

Course registration can be done through school Guidance Departments.

Other Questions

Phone: 613-966-1170 extension 2113

Email: rramsay@hpedsb.on.ca

Foundations Programme

In order to provide a challenging enrichment programme that allows students to develop the knowledge and skills required to succeed in the International Baccalaureate Programme and university, the Foundations Programme is for students in Grades 9 and 10. Based on International Baccalaureate ideals, the program includes a holistic approach to the learner and school, as well as a global understanding fostered in the curriculum discussion.

Foundations Programme is offered at:

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Geoventure

Geoventure is a 4-credit program designed to link the expectations of four courses together into a meaningful and authentic learning experience over a semester of study. Using outdoor skills and community involvement as a vehicle, students will be immersed in learning about themselves as active community members. This unique opportunity will provide foundation skills for decision making and personal growth.

Geoventure is offered at:

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HOPE

Haudenosaunee Opportunity for Personal Education (HOPE) is Moira Secondary’s Alternative Learning Program located on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. Our Facility Our new facility is conveniently located in Shannonville in the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. Staff HOPE staffs two full time teachers and one Educational Assistant/Counselor. Two additional support workers are located at Moira Secondary.

HOPE is offered at:

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International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme

The IB Programme is an international programme designed to develop citizens who become lifelong learners through an exposure to education which stimulates their curiosity and fosters a spirit of discovery, as well as an enjoyment of learning. The IB Diploma encompasses Grades 11 and 12. students’ final two years of high school. Students experience a learning environment where they are challenged to think, encouraged to discuss and collaborate. They are taught an understanding of different cultures from around the world, and are encouraged to constantly reflect on their experiences and learning. The extended essay component teaches the research and study skills universities desire. While the programme is very intense, it is also exhilarating for those that crave knowledge and understanding.

International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme is offered at:

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International Student Program

  • We welcome approximately 30 students to our school each year from as many as 12 different countries. This provides our students an opportunity to learn about and develop an appreciation of other cultures. International students participate in a full range of courses and extra-curricular activities. Supports for students include tutorials, planned social activities, English as a Second Language courses, university preparation and regular visits from our homestay coordinator.
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    Our Program

    Our International Student Program offers qualified students, from Grades 7-12 the opportunity to study in Canada in a small beautiful city in southeastern Ontario. Students may begin their program either in February or September and study for a short period of five months, one year or until the completion of secondary school.

    Admission process

    Please complete and return the ISP Program application form (Pdf).

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    Homestay Program

    Our schools

    Homestay Program

    The purpose of the International Student Program is to provide Canadian students, teachers and the community an opportunity to experience a diverse environment in which to learn about and develop an appreciation of other cultures. Hosting international students allows local families an opportunity for this unique experience.

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    Our community

    The City of Belleville, known as “The Friendly City,” has been identified as one of the best areas in Canada to live.

    At the centre of a growing region, we are the largest community in Hastings County. We are located between Toronto and Montreal bordering Highway 401, and alongside the Bay of Quinte.

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    International students at HPEDSB can experience excellence in the Arts, Athletics and Academics while being immersed in Canadian culture.

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  • Our Program

    We invite students from around the world to study with us. Our International Student Program offers qualified students, from Grades 7-12 the opportunity to study in Canada in a small beautiful city in southeastern Ontario. Students may begin their program either in February or September and study for a short period of five months, one year or until the completion of secondary school.

    The International Student Program (ISP) core purpose is to provide a positive educational and cultural experience for international students and offer an opportunity for our Canadian students, teachers and local community to experience a diverse environment in which to learn about and develop an appreciation of other cultures.

    To further enhance the international student’s cultural experience the ISP program offers a full range of extra activities including planned monthly events, with trips to Niagara Falls, Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa.

    The ISP program offers an enhanced support system for students by providing English as second language courses, free after school tutoring program, university preparation, TOEFL tutorials and weekly school visits to students to ensure a rewarding Canadian experience.

    Students will experience a world class education in Ontario. To learn more about excellence in education please click the following link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2Xw_Dlf4E8 In addition to Ministry of Education Curriculum, HPEDSB offers the International Baccalaureate Program, AP (Advanced Placement) and French Immersion along with a wide range of programs guaranteed to assist students as they plan for their future. Everything from Theatre, Music, Environmental Studies, Technology, Business, Physical Education, Cooperative & , Outdoor Education and Fashion Design can assist young people to determine their destinies.

    Join us at HPEDSB where our excellent programs and support assist students to thrive academically, become global citizens and prepare for the Possibilities of Today & Tomorrow.

  • Admission process

    Interested in applying? It’s easy!

    Just follow the easy steps outlined below.

    Step 1: Please complete and return the ISP Program Application Form along with the Homestay Application Form.

    You can send it by fax, mail or email.

    Application for Admission (Pdf)

    Application for Homestay (Pdf)

    Please review our student orientation manual: Orientation manual (Pdf)

    Be sure to include:

    • Official copies of report cards for the past two years (translated versions)
    • Students must possess a minimum B average to be eligible for consideration
    • Signed participation agreement

    Step 2: Preliminary acceptance will be based on academic records and the student’s knowledge of English.

    Step 3: Upon academic acceptance, an invoice will be sent to the student; payment is due before an official Letter of Acceptance and Custodianship Documents are issued.

    Step 4: The student will receive homestay information from the ISP coordinator. If airport pick up is required arrangements will be confirmed. The cost is $200 CAD per person, initial pickup only. (add $150 CAD for a return to airport ride)

    Step 5: The ISP staff will register the student and school and confirm their course selections. It is recommended that students arrive one week prior to the first day of classes in order to attend our orientation session.

    Payment of Fees

    Tuition is $12,600 CAD and is to be paid after preliminary acceptance. Tuition fees include medical insurance and custodianship.

    Homestay program fees are $750 CAD per month. The first five months of the Homestay fees plus the Homestay Program Placement Fee of $250 CAD are due with the tuition payment. The remaining $3,750 CAD is due by December 15th.

    There is also a one-time Administration Fee of $250 CAD for new applications.

    Payment can be made by direct deposit, certified cheque, bank draft, money order, or wire transfer.

    Please contact the ISP office for payment instructions.

    Refund Policy

    If Canada Immigration does not approve a student, a full refund of tuition fees, minus a $250 CAD administration fee and the Homestay Program Placement Fee of $250 CAD, if applicable, will be granted upon written proof from Immigration of such refusal. After a Study Permit has been granted, no refund of paid tuition fees will be made if the student withdraws. No refund of paid tuition fees will be granted if the student is found in violation of school and/or program rules and regulations and asked to withdraw from the ISP Program.

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  • Our schools

    Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board serves approximately 15,100 students each day at 35 elementary and 8 secondary schools. Supporting student achievement and well-being is the goal of approximately 1,800 teaching and support staff who, in addition to the contributions of caring volunteers and community partners, share their passion for teaching and learning. Our Vision is for all students to be prepared and empowered for the possibilities of today and tomorrow. Our Mission is to create dynamic inclusive educational experiences that develop capable confident learners, who thrive and contribute to their communities.

    Currently, four secondary schools host international students, each offering ESL credit courses and academic support. To provide a quality program for all, limits are placed on the maximum number of international students accepted to each school, and the number of students from each country are balanced.

    Our schools offer diverse and innovative programming in welcoming, inclusive learning environments. All schools offer modern computer and science labs, libraries complete with internet resource tools, indoor and outdoor athletic facilities. Courses of study include all core academic subjects with specialized programs including arts, technology, business and cooperative education. Some specialized programs include Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), French Immersion, Specialist High Skills Major and Cooperative Education.

    Secondary school students may begin studies in September or February.

    Our full athletic program (up to 18 different sports) and extracurricular activities are open to all students. For more specific information on school programs and activities please select a secondary school:​

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    Moira Secondary SchoolQuinte Secondary School
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  • Homestay Program

    The homestay environment is a critical part of the international student’s experience. The International Student Program is proud to operate their own homestay program. Our Homestay coordinators take great care to place international students with families that best match the needs of the student.

    Host families provide a warm and welcoming environment, where students are integrated into the family events and activities. The homestay environment also provides an excellent opportunity for developing English language skills and participating in Canadian culture.

    The ISP program strongly believes in a positive cross cultural experience for both students and host families. The ISP provides ongoing communication and support for our valued host families. To further support international students in having a successful educational experience, our Homestay coordinators visit the students weekly at their school.

    Interested in becoming a Homestay family?

    If a cross cultural experience sounds interesting and you would like to host an international student during their studies in HPEDSB, please contact 613-966-1170 ext. 2415

    Before joining our program, interested families must first attend an information session.

    Homestay House Homestay Program

    Once a family decides to join the program, each host family participates in an in-home interview, an orientation session, and undergoes a criminal background and vunerable sector and reference check.

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    If you would like further information about the Homestay Program, please contact one of our Homestay coordinators:

    Homestay details

    Homestay Program fees are $750 CAD per month. The first five months of fees plus a Homestay Placement Fee of $250 CAD are invoiced with tuition and are due prior to arrival. Students are provided a private room, three meals daily (seven days a week) and access to laundry facilities. Further details may be found in the:

  • Our community

    Our Community Marina Downtown Belleville

    Our community is situated on the beautiful Bay of Quinte, and is centrally located with easy access to Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa. With an area population of fewer than 100,000, Belleville has all the conveniences of a large city with the security and comfort of a small city.

    Belleville and the surrounding area is known as a destination for outdoor fun, including skiing, boating, fishing, hiking and camping.

    We have several museums, cultural organizations, shops, restaurants and a thriving arts community. We are surrounded by numerous universities, such as University of Toronto, Queen’s University, University of Western Ontario and several community colleges.

    The climate is moderate with four distinct seasons. The average winter temperature is about -8 °Celsius and the average summer temperature is about 25 °Celsius.

    To learn more about our region please click on the link, http://bayofquinte.ca/tourism/ or watch a video, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7won-e3XqMU

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    International Student Program Photo Gallery.

Our Program

We welcome approximately 30 students to our school each year from as many as 12 different countries. This provides our students an opportunity to learn about and develop an appreciation of other cultures. International students participate in a full range of courses and extra-curricular activities. Supports for students include tutorials, planned social activities, English as a Second Language courses, university preparation and regular visits from our homestay coordinator.

The Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board (HPEDSB) invites students from around the world to study with us. Our International Student Program offers qualified students, from Grades 7-12 the opportunity to study in Canada in a small beautiful city in southeastern Ontario. Students may begin their program either in February or September and study for a short period of five months, one year or until the completion of secondary school.

The International Student Program’s (ISP) core purpose is to provide a positive educational and cultural experience for international students and offer an opportunity for our Canadian students, teachers and local community to experience a diverse environment in which to learn about and develop an appreciation of other cultures.

To further enhance the international student’s cultural experience the ISP program offers a full range of extra activities including planned monthly events, with trips to Niagara Falls, Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa.

The ISP program offers an enhanced support system for students by providing English as second language courses, free after school tutoring program, university preparation, TOEFL tutorials and weekly school visits to students to ensure a rewarding Canadian experience.

Students will experience a world class education in Ontario. To learn more about excellence in education please click the following link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2Xw_Dlf4E8 In addition to Ministry of Education Curriculum, HPEDSB offers the International Baccalaureate Program, AP (Advanced Placement) and French Immersion along with a wide range of programs guaranteed to assist students as they plan for their future. Everything from Theatre, Music, Environmental Studies, Technology, Business, Physical Education, Cooperative & , Outdoor Education and Fashion Design can assist young people to determine their destinies.

Join us at HPEDSB where our excellent programs and support assist students to thrive academically, become global citizens and prepare for the Possibilities of Today & Tomorrow.

Admission process

Interested in applying? It’s easy!

Just follow the easy steps outlined below.

Step 1: Please complete and return the ISP Program Application Form along with the Homestay Application Form.

You can send it by fax, mail or email.

Application for Admission (Pdf)

Application for Homestay (Pdf)

Please review our student orientation manual:

Orientation manual (Pdf)
Be sure to include:

Official copies of report cards for the past two years (translated versions)
Students must possess a minimum B average to be eligible for consideration
Signed participation agreement
Step 2: Preliminary acceptance will be based on academic records and the student’s knowledge of English.

Step 3: Upon academic acceptance, an invoice will be sent to the student; payment is due before an official Letter of Acceptance and Custodianship Documents are issued.

Step 4: The student will receive homestay information from the ISP Coordinator. If airport pick up is required arrangements will be confirmed. The cost is $200 CAD per person, initial pickup only. (add $150CAD for a return to airport ride)

Step 5: The ISP staff will register the student and school and confirm their course selections. It is recommended that students arrive one week prior to the first day of classes in order to attend our orientation session.

Payment of Fees

Tuition is $12,600CAD and is to be paid after preliminary acceptance. Tuition fees include medical insurance and custodianship.

Homestay program fees are $750CAD per month. The first five months of the Homestay fees plus the Homestay Program Placement Fee of $250CAD are due with the tuition payment. The remaining $3,750CAD is due by December 15th.

There is also a one-time Administration Fee of $250CAD for new applications.

Payment can be made by direct deposit, certified cheque, bank draft, money order, or wire transfer.

Please contact the ISP office for payment instructions.

Refund Policy

If Canada Immigration does not approve a student, a full refund of tuition fees, minus a $250CAD administration fee and the Homestay Program Placement Fee of $250CAD, if applicable, will be granted upon written proof from Immigration of such refusal. After a Study Permit has been granted, no refund of paid tuition fees will be made if the student withdraws. No refund of paid tuition fees will be granted if the student is found in violation of school and/or program rules and regulations and asked to withdraw from the ISP Program.

Schools

Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board serves approximately 15,100 students each day at 38 elementary and 8 secondary schools. Supporting student achievement and well-being is the goal of approximately 1,800 teaching and support staff who, in addition to the contributions of caring volunteers and community partners, share their passion for teaching and learning. Our Vision is for all students to be prepared and empowered for the possibilities of today and tomorrow. Our Mission is to create dynamic inclusive educational experiences that develop capable confident learners, who thrive and contribute to their communities.

Currently, four secondary schools host international students, each offering ESL credit courses and academic support. To provide a quality program for all, limits are placed on the maximum number of international students accepted to each school, and the number of students from each country are balanced.

Our schools offer diverse and innovative programming in welcoming, inclusive learning environments. All schools offer modern computer and science labs, libraries complete with internet resource tools, indoor and outdoor athletic facilities. Courses of study include all core academic subjects with specialized programs including arts, technology, business and cooperative education. Some specialized programs include Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), French Immersion, Specialist High Skills Major and Cooperative Education.

Secondary school students may begin studies in September or February.

Our full athletic program (up to 18 different sports) and extracurricular activities are open to all students. For more specific information on school programs and activities please select a secondary school:​
Bayside Secondary School – bss.hpedsb.on.ca
Centennial Secondary School – css.hpedsb.on.ca
Moira Secondary School – mss.hpedsb.on.ca
Quinte Secondary School – qss.hpedsb.on.ca

Homestay Program

The homestay environment is a critical part of the international student’s experience. The HPEDSB International Student Program is proud to operate their own homestay program. Our Homestay Coordinators take great care to place international students with families that best match the needs of the student.

Host families provide a warm and welcoming environment, where students are integrated into the family events and activities. The homestay environment also provides an excellent opportunity for developing English language skills and participating in Canadian culture.

The ISP program strongly believes in a positive cross cultural experience for both students and host families. The ISP provides ongoing communication and support for our valued host families. To further support international students in having a successful educational experience, our Homestay Coordinators visit the students weekly at their school.

Interested in becoming a Homestay Family?

If a cross cultural experience sounds interesting and you would like to host an international student during their studies in HPEDSB, please contact 613-966-1170 ext. 2415

Before joining our program, interested families must first attend an information session.
Our next homestay information session is on Monday, March 27 at 5-6pm at the Education Centre, 156 Ann Street – Please call 613-966-1170 ext. 2415 for details.

Once a family decides to join the program, each host family participates in an in-home interview, an orientation session, and undergoes a criminal background and vunerable sector and reference check.

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If you would like further information about the Homestay Program, please contact one of our Homestay Coordinators:

Janet Furmidge jfurmidge@hpedsb.on.ca 613-966-1170 ext. 2389
Ron Terpstra rterpstra@hpedsb.on.ca 613-966-1170 ext. 2236
Homestay Details

Homestay Program fees are $750CAD per month. The first five months of fees plus a Homestay Placement Fee of $250CAD are invoiced with tuition and are due prior to arrival.
Students are provided a private room, three meals daily (seven days a week) and access to laundry facilities.

Our Community

Our community is situated on the beautiful Bay of Quinte, and is centrally located with easy access to Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa. With an area population of fewer than 100,000, Belleville has all the conveniences of a large city with the security and comfort of a small city.

Belleville and the surrounding area is known as a destination for outdoor fun, including skiing, boating, fishing, hiking and camping.

We have several museums, cultural organizations, shops, restaurants and a thriving arts community. We are surrounded by numerous universities, such as University of Toronto,
Queen’s University, University of Western Ontario and several community colleges.

The climate is moderate with four distinct seasons. The average winter temperature is about
-8 °Celsius and the average summer temperature is about 25 °Celsius.

To learn more about our region please click on the link, http://bayofquinte.ca/tourism/ or watch a video, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7won-e3XqMU

Contact Us

Phone: 613 966-1170 extension 2416
Fax: 613 966-1363
Email: isp@hpedsb.on.ca

After hours student emergencies only: 613 771-3211

Life Skills Program (LSP)/Practical Learning Program (PLP)

These programs are for secondary school students who are typically identified with the Ministry Exceptionality of Intellectual – Developmental Disability (I-DD). Programming emphasis is on life skills, adaptive numeracy/literacy skills, and community/independent living skills.

Life Skills Program (LSP)/Practical Learning Program (PLP) is offered at:

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Musical Theatre Program

The Music Theatre Program bring professional-quality productions to the community. Students develop practical experience in all aspects of production including those on stage and behind the scenes, gain knowledge through presentations conducted by guests from the theatre community, participate in trips to live professional musical theatre productions, acquire positive teamwork and leadership skills and share in the excitement of the opening night of their production.

Musical Theatre Program is offered at:

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Secondary Curriculum

The K-12 Ontario Curriculum organized into documents by a grade level range and by subject area. Each document includes descriptions of the program, goals, and considerations. The achievement charts provide guidelines for assessment. Big ideas, overall expectations, and specific expectations are listed for each grade level and strand.

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The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP)

The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) is a School to Work program that opens the door for students to explore and work in apprenticeship occupations starting in Grade 11 or Grade 12 through the Cooperative Education program. Students may have an opportunity to become registered apprentices and work towards becoming certified journeypersons in a skilled trade while completing their secondary school diplomas. They also can be registered as participants in the program.

Employment OntarioThis Employment Ontario program is funded by the Ontario Government through Employment Ontario.

The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) is offered at:

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Last updated: April 27, 2017 at 1:44 pm