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Foundations Program

 

The Foundations Program is for Peel District School Board students in at least their third year of high school who have not successfully completed grades 9 and 10. These students are considered "at risk" of dropping out of school.

 

The program offers continuous intake and the opportunity for students to:

  • achieve one to three courses per semester depending on the date of admission. Each course is scheduled for two hours a week
  • obtain tutorial support to supplement his/her scheduled classes
  • work independently
  • complete courses that comply with the Ministry of Education curriculum
  • obtain individualized attention and assistance
  • enrol in credit recovery in which the student has achieved 35% in grade 9 and 10 core subjects
  • begin or continue the required 40 hours of Community Involvement in their first year in the Foundations Program

The Foundations Program is open to students who:

• are enrolled in a Peel board secondary school. Students new to the Peel board are expected to attend one semester at their home school prior to referral.

• are currently enrolled in at least the third year of high school

• require grade 9 or 10 credits

• have average to above average academic ability

• have the ability to work independently

• require a flexible schedule

 

Admission Process

Students must be referred to the Foundations Program through their home schools. Contact your home school for more information.

 

Locations

North:

Peel Alternative School North

315 Bartley Bull Parkway, Brampton

 

South:

Peel Alternative School South

1500 Ogden Ave., Mississauga

 

West:

Peel Alternative School West

6325 Montevideo Road, Mississauga

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