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Alpha High School is eminent for providing quality education while tending to individual students edification.

It is a private co-Educational school which offers credit courses for secondary students from grades 9-12 who are working towards obtaining their Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).

Alpha High School has been serving the high school community since 2002. We specialize in secondary school courses with emphasis on advanced Mathematics and Science, Computer Science.

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Summer programs

We give our students the opportunity to enhance their education with month-long high school courses in a wide array of subjects, including mathematics, science, English, and humanities.

Large Selection Of Credit Courses

Alpha High School presents a large selection of credit courses that are approved and accredited by the Ontario Ministry Of Education.

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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS

Grade 12

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS

Prerequisite:

None

Course Type:

University/College Preparation

Course description : 

This course provides an overview of the importance of international business and trade in the global economy and explores the factors that influence success in international markets. Students will learn about the techniques and strategies associated with marketing, distribution, and managing international business effectively. This course prepares students for postsecondary programs in business, including international business, marketing, and management.

English 12 - ENG4U1

Grade 12

English 12 - ENG4U1

Prerequisite :

English, Grade 11, University Preparation 

Course Type : University 

Course description:

This course emphasizes the consolidation of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyze a range of challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures; interpret and evaluate informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using academic language coherently and confidently, selecting the reading strategies best suited to particular texts and particular purposes for reading, and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for university, college, or the workplace.

Chemistry 12

Grade 12

Chemistry 12

Prerequisite :

– SCH3U, Chemistry 11 University Preparation

Course Type :

– University 

Course description: 

This course enables students to deepen their understanding of chemistry through the study of organic chemistry, the structure and properties of matter, energy changes and rates of reaction, equilibrium in chemical systems and electrochemistry. Students will further develop their problem-solving and investigation skills as they investigate chemical processes, and will refine their ability to communicate scientific information. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of chemistry in everyday life and on evaluating the impact of chemical technology on the environment.

Physics 12

Grade 12

Physics 12

Prerequisite :

– SPH3U, Physics 11 University Preparation

Course Type :

– University 

Course description:

This course enables students to deepen their understanding of physics concepts and theories. Students will continue their exploration of energy transformations and the forces that affect motion and will investigate electrical, gravitational, and magnetic fields and electromagnetic radiation. Students will also explore the wave nature of light, quantum mechanics, and special relativity. They will further develop their scientific investigation skills, learning, for example, how to analyze, qualitatively and quantitatively, data related to a variety of physics concepts and principles. Students will also consider the impact of technological applications of physics on society and the environment.

Biology, Grade 12, University Preparation (SBI4U)

Grade 12

Biology, Grade 12, University Preparation (SBI4U)

Prerequisite :

– SBI3U, Biology 11 University Preparation 

Course Type :

– University 

Course description:

This course provides students with the opportunity for in-depth study of the concepts and processes that occur in biological systems. Students will study theory and conduct investigations in the areas of biochemistry, metabolic processes, molecular genetics, homeostasis, and population dynamics. Emphasis will be placed on the achievement of detailed knowledge and the refinement of skills needed for further study in various branches of the life sciences and related fields.

Families in Canada

Grade 12

Families in Canada

Prerequisite :

– Any university, university/college, or college preparation in Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies.

Course Type : University 

Course description:

This course enables students to draw on sociological, psychological, and anthropological theories and research to analyze the development of individuals, intimate relationships, and family and parent-child relationships. Students will focus on issues and challenges facing individuals and families in Canada’s diverse society. They will develop analytical tools that enable them to assess various factors affecting families and to consider policies and practices intended to support families in Canada. They will develop the investigative skills required to conduct and communicate the results of research on individuals, intimate relationships, and parent-child relationships.

CALCULUS AND VECTORS

Grade 12

CALCULUS AND VECTORS

Prerequisite: MCR3U,Grade 11 Functions

Co-requisite: MHF4U,Grade 12 Advanced Functions

Course Type: University Preparation

Course description : 

Grade 12 Calculus & Vectors (MCV4U) builds on students’ previous experience with functions and their developing understanding of rates of change. Students will solve problems involving geometric and algebraic representations of vectors and representations of lines and planes in three-dimensional space; broaden their understanding of rates of change to include the derivatives of polynomial, sinusoidal, exponential, rational, and radical functions; and apply these concepts and skills to the modelling of real-world relationships. Students will also refine their use of the mathematical processes necessary for success in senior mathematics. This course is intended for students who choose to pursue careers in fields such as science, engineering, economics, and some areas of business, including those students who will be required to take a university-level calculus, linear algebra, or physics course.

Farsi 12

Grade 12

Farsi 12

Prerequisite:

LYFCU or Assessment Test

Course Type:

University Preparation

Course Code:

LYFDU

Course description:

Grade 12 Farsi (Persian) (LYFDU) provides extended opportunities for students to communicate and interact in Farsi in a variety of social and academic contexts. Students will refine and enhance their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, as well as their creative and critical thinking skills, as they explore and respond to a variety of oral and written texts, including complex authentic and adapted texts. They will also broaden their understanding and appreciation of diverse communities where Farsi is spoken, and develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.

English 12

Grade 12

English 12

Prerequisite :

– English, Grade 11, University Preparation 

Course Type :

– University 

Course description:

This course emphasizes the consolidation of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyze a range of challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures; interpret and evaluate informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using academic language coherently and confidently, selecting the reading strategies best suited to particular texts and particular purposes for reading, and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for university, college, or the workplace.

ONTARIO SECONDARY SCHOOL LITERACY COURSE GRADE 12

Grade 12

ONTARIO SECONDARY SCHOOL LITERACY COURSE GRADE 12

Course Code: OLC4O

Course Type: Open

Eligibility requirement:

Students who have been eligible to write the OSSLT at least twice and who have been unsuccessful at least once are eligible to take the course. (Students who have already met the literacy requirement for graduation may be eligible to take the course under special circumstances, at the discretion of the principal.)

Course Description: 

This course is designed to help students acquire and demonstrate the cross-curricular literacy skills that are evaluated by the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT). Students who complete the course successfully will meet the provincial literacy requirement for graduation. Students will read a variety of informational, narrative, and graphic texts and will produce a variety of forms of writing, including summaries, information paragraphs, opinion pieces, and news reports. Students will also maintain and manage a portfolio containing a record of their reading experiences and samples of their writing.

Advanced Functions

Grade 12

Advanced Functions

Prerequisite :

– Functions, Grade 11, University Preparation, or Mathematics for College Technology, Grade 12, College Preparation.

Course Type :

– University 

Course Description:

This course extends students’ experience with functions. Students will investigate the properties of polynomial, rational, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions; develop techniques for combining functions; broaden their understanding of rates of change; and develop facility in applying these concepts and skills. Students will also refine their use of the mathematical processes necessary for success in senior mathematics. This course is intended both for students taking the Calculus and Vectors course

English 11 - ENG3U

Grade 11

English 11 - ENG3U

Prerequisite :

– English, Grade 10, Academic

Course Type :

– University  preparation

Course description:

This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyze challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures, as well as a range of informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using language, with precision and clarity and incorporating stylistic devices appropriately and effectively. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 university or college preparation course.

Physics 11

Grade 11

Physics 11

Prerequisite :

SNC2D, Grade 10 Science, Academic

Course Type :

University Preparation 

Course Code:

SPH3U

Course description: 

Grade 11 Physics allows students to develop their understanding of the basic concepts in physics. Throughout this course, students will analyze the relationships between physics and technology. They will also examine the impact technological applications of physics have on society and the environment using virtual labs and real-world examples.

English 11

Grade 11

English 11

Prerequisite :

– English, Grade 10, Academic

Course Type :

– University  preparation

Course description:

This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyze challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures, as well as a range of informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using language, with precision and clarity and incorporating stylistic devices appropriately and effectively. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 university or college preparation course.

Chemistry 11

Grade 11

Chemistry 11

Prerequisite :

– SNC2D, Grade 10 Science, Academic

Course Type :

– University Preparation 

Course description:

This course enables students to deepen their understanding of chemistry through the study of the properties of chemicals and chemical bonds; chemical reactions and quantitative relationships in those reactions; solutions and solubility; and atmospheric chemistry and the behaviour of gases. Students will further develop their analytical skills and investigate the qualitative and quantitative properties of matter, as well as the impact of some common chemical reactions on society and the environment.

Biology, Grade 11, University Preparation (SBI3U)

Grade 11

Biology, Grade 11, University Preparation (SBI3U)

Prerequisite :

– SNC2D, Grade 10 Science, Academic

Course Type :

– University Preparation 

Course Code:

SBI3U

Course description: 

Grade 11 Biology seeks to deepen students’ understanding of the processes that occur in biological systems. In this course, students will focus on the theoretical aspects of many of the major disciplines of biological study and will have multiple opportunities to refine their skills in conducting scientific investigations.

Function

Grade 11

Function

Prerequisite :

– Principles of Mathematics, Grade 10 Academic.

Course Type :

– University Preparation 

Course description:

 
This course introduces the mathematical concept of the function by extending students’ experiences with linear and quadratic relations. Students will investigate properties of discrete and continuous functions, including trigonometric and exponential functions; represent functions numerically, algebraically, and graphically; solve problems involving applications of functions; investigate inverse functions; and develop facility in determining equivalent algebraic expressions. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems.

Food and Nutrition

Grade 10

Food and Nutrition

Course Code: HFN1O/2O

Course Type: Open  

 Format: Online School Course

Prerequisite: None

Course description: 

This course focuses on guidelines for making nutritious food choices. Students will investigate factors that influence food choices, including beliefs, attitudes, current trends, traditional eating patterns, food marketing strategies, and individual needs. Students will also explore the environmental impact of a variety of food choices at the local and global levels. The course provides students with opportunities to develop food-preparation skills and introduces them to the use of social science research methods in the area of food and nutrition.

CAREER STUDIES, GRADE 10

Grade 10

CAREER STUDIES, GRADE 10

Course Code: GLC2O

Course Type: Open  

 Format:

Online School Course

Prerequisite: None

Course description: 

Grade 10 Careers encourages students to develop the skills, knowledge, and habits that will allow them to be successful in life after graduation. In this course, students will make connections between their skills, interests, and values and the array of post-secondary options available to them. They will also learn about personal financial management.

CIVICS AND CITIZENSHIP, GRADE 10

Grade 10

CIVICS AND CITIZENSHIP, GRADE 10

Course Code: CHV2O

Course Type: Open Preparation

Format: Online School Course

Prerequisite: None

Course description: 

Grade 10 Civics explores the rights and responsibilities associated with being an active citizen in a democratic society. Throughout this course, students will explore issues of civic importance, including healthy schools, community planning, environmental responsibility, and the influence of social media, all the while developing their understanding of the role of civic engagement and political processes in their local, national, and/or global communities. Students will also be asked to apply concepts of political inquiry as they investigate and express informed opinions about a range of political issues.

ENGLISH, GRADE 10

Grade 10

ENGLISH, GRADE 10

Course Code: ENG2D

Course Type: Academic Preparation

Format: Online School Course

Prerequisite: ENG1D, Grade 9 English

Course Description: 

Grade 10 English allows students to develop their skills in oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy; all of which are essential to their success in academics and in their daily lives. Throughout this course, students will be asked to analyze literary texts from both contemporary and historical periods, as well as interpret informational and graphic texts. They will also have the opportunity to test out multiple strategies of effective communication through the creation of oral, written, and media texts.

CANADIAN HISTORY SINCE WORLD WAR I - GRADE 10

Grade 10

CANADIAN HISTORY SINCE WORLD WAR I - GRADE 10

Course Code: CHC2D

Course Type: Academic

PreparationFormat: Online School Course

Prerequisite: None

Course description:

Grade 10 Canadian History explores the impact of various social, economic, and political developments and events on the lives of different Canadian groups since 1914. Throughout this course, students will examine the role of conflict and cooperation in Canadian society, Canada’s evolving role within the global community, and the impact of various individuals, organizations, and events on Canadian identity, citizenship, and heritage. They will also seek to develop their ability to interpret and analyze evidence through the investigation of key issues and events in Canadian history from the past century.

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS Grade 10

Grade 10

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS Grade 10

Course Code: BBI2O

Course Type: Open 

Preparation Format:

Online School Course

Prerequisite:

None [Note: If you have already taken BBI1O you cannot take BBI2O and earn a credit]

Course description: 

Introduction to Business (BBI2O) introduces students to the world of business, including the concepts, functions, and skills required for operating a 21st century business of any size or scale. Throughout this course, students will also learn key concepts relating to personal finance, entrepreneurship, and international business.

Science 10

Grade 10

Science 10

Prerequisite:

SNC1D , Grade 9 Science, or SNC1P, Grade 9 Science

Course Type: Academic

Course Code: SNC2D

Course description: 

Grade 10 Science allows students to enhance their understanding of basic concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics, and relates these areas of study to technology, society, and the environment. Throughout this course, students will further develop their skills in planning and conducting scientific investigations. Through the various units of this course, students will seek to deepen their understanding of scientific theories as they relate to: the interaction of light and matter; the forces that affect climate and climate change; the chemical reactions of acids and bases, and the connections between cells and systems in both animals and plants.

PRINCIPLES OF MATHEMATICS GRADE 10

Grade 10

PRINCIPLES OF MATHEMATICS GRADE 10

Prerequisite:

Principles of Mathematics, Grade 9, Academic

Course Type: Academic

Course Code: MPM2D

Course description:

This course enables students to broaden their understanding of relationships and extend their problem-solving and algebraic skills through investigation, the effective use of technology, and abstract reasoning. Students will explore quadratic relations and their applications; solve and apply linear systems; verify properties of geometric figures using analytic geometry; and investigate the trigonometry of right and acute triangles. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems.

SCIENCE 9

Grade 9

SCIENCE 9

Prerequisite: None

Course Type: Academic

Course Code: SNC1D

Course description: 

Grade 9 Science allows students to develop their understanding of basic concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics and relates these areas of study to technology, society, and the environment. Throughout this course, students will learn the essential processes of scientific investigation, which form the basis for all future paths of study across the sciences. Through the various units of this course, students will: acquire an understanding of scientific theories and conduct investigations related to sustainable ecosystems; study atomic and molecular structures and the properties of elements and compounds; explore the universe and discover its properties and components; and learn the basic principles of electricity that have helped shape our modern society.

MATHEMATICS GRADE 9

Grade 9

MATHEMATICS GRADE 9

Prerequisite:  None

Course Type: De-streamed

Course Code: MTH1W

Course description:

This course enables students to consolidate, and continue to develop, an understanding of mathematical concepts related to number sense and operations, algebra, measurement, geometry, data, probability, and financial literacy. Students will use mathematical processes, mathematical modelling, and coding to make sense of the mathematics they are learning and to apply their understanding to culturally responsive and relevant real-world situations. Students will continue to enhance their mathematical reasoning skills, including proportional reasoning, spatial reasoning, and algebraic reasoning, as they solve problems and communicate their thinking.

ISSUES IN CANADIAN GEOGRAPHY

Grade 9

ISSUES IN CANADIAN GEOGRAPHY

Prerequisite:

None

Course Type:

Academic

Course description: 

Grade 9 Canadian Geography examines interrelationships within and between Canada’s natural and human systems, looking particularly at how these systems interconnect with those in other parts of the world. Throughout the course, students will explore environmental, economic, and social geographic issues relating to topics such as transportation, sustainable energy choices, and urban development. In doing so, students will learn to use geographical concepts and spatial technologies to investigate various geographic issues with the overarching focus of making Canada a more sustainable place to live.

English as a Second Language, Level 4 (ESLDO)

English

English as a Second Language, Level 4 (ESLDO)

Prerequisite:

ESLCO, Level 3 English as a Second Language or with permission

Course Type:

Open

Course description: 

ESLDO prepares students to use English with increasing fluency and accuracy in both academic and social settings and to participate in Canadian society as informed citizens. Throughout this course, students will develop the oral presentation, reading, and writing skills required for success in all areas of school and life.

English as a Second Language, Level 5 (ESLEO)

English

English as a Second Language, Level 5 (ESLEO)

Prerequisite :

ESLDO, Level 4 English as a Second Language or with permission

Course Type :

Open

Course Description:

ESLEO prepares students with the skills and strategies they need to make the transition to college and university preparation courses in English and other secondary school disciplines. Students will be encouraged to develop independence in a range of academic tasks. They will participate in debates and lead classroom workshops; read and interpret literary works and academic texts; write essays, narratives, and reports; and apply a range of learning strategies and research skills effectively. Students will further develop their ability to respond critically to print and media texts.