Contact Information 

 

49 Terrace Street

Sydney, Nova Scotia

B1P 2L4

Phone(902) 562-5464

Fax(902) 564-4472

E-Mail:

 sydacademy@gnspes.ca

 

 


Guidance Office:

 

Phone:  (902) 562-7047

Fax: (902) 562-3747

 

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CREDIT SYSTEM

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Generally, each subject is worth one full credit. Grade 10 and 11 students are required to register for eight subjects and grade 12 students may register for seven.

NUMBERING SYSTEM

All courses are listed by name and accompanied by grade designation. For example, Integrated Science 10, English 11 and Geography-Global Studies 12.

CREDIT TYPES

Each course is categorized as one of the following credit types:

Academic

These courses are designed for students who expect to enter college, university or other post-secondary institutions.

Advanced

These courses are designed to meet the needs of students who have demonstrated an exceptional degree of academic ability or achievement. At Sydney Academy, these are the International Baccalaureate (IB) courses, Advanced Math 11 and Advanced Math 12.

Graduation

These courses are designed for students who wish to obtain a graduation diploma with a view to proceeding to employment or some selected area of post-secondary study.

Open

Although none of these courses is designed to meet the specific entrance requirements of any post-secondary institution, individual courses may meet entrance requirements of some institutions.

 

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