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Counsellors at Norwell are student advocates who are available to assist in the following areas:

Educational Planning

Career Information and Planning

Personal Social Counselling


Course Calendar

Course Calendar – Coming Soon

Grade 9 Course Calendar: 201920 Grade Nine Course Calendar




To obtain the OSSD, students earn 30 credits of 110 hours each, including 18 compulsory credits and 12 elective

credits. The following 18 compulsory credits must be included in any student’s program in order to obtain an

Ontario Secondary School Diploma:

▸ 4 credits in English

▸ 3 credits in mathematics

▸ 2 credits in science

▸ 1 credit in Canadian history

▸ 1 credit in Canadian geography

▸ 1 credit in the arts

▸ 1 credit in health and physical education

▸ 1 credit in French as a second language

▸ 0.5 credit in career studies

▸ 0.5 credit in civics

PLUS one credit from each of the following groups:

Group 1 1 additional credit in English, or French as a second language, or a Native language, or a

classical or an international language, or social sciences and the humanities or Canadian and

world studies, or guidance and career education, or cooperative education

Group 2 1 additional credit in health and physical education, or the arts, or business studies, or French as

a second language, or cooperative education

Group 3 1 additional credit in science (grade 11 or 12), or technological education, or French as a second

language, or computer studies, or cooperative education


▸ 12 elective credits selected from available courses

Additional requirements for graduation will include:

▸ Successful completion of Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test

▸ Mandatory community involvement of 40 hours

NOTE: In groups 1, 2, and 3, a maximum of 2 credits in French as a second language can count as compulsory

credits, one from group 1 and one from either group 2 or group 3.

NOTE: A maximum of 2 credits in co-op may count as compulsory credits.



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