Middle School Curriculum

Middle School students engage in learning within eight subjects to form a balanced, developmentally appropriate and comprehensive Middle School program. The following six subjects are compulsory:

  • English
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Physical and Health Education
  • German

For the remaining two courses, students may choose two of the following electives per semester:

Grade 6: Band (year-long), String Ensemble (year-long), Choir, Art, Drama, Technology, French or Spanish.

Grade 7: Band (year-long), String Ensemble (year-long), Choir, Art, Drama, Robotics for STE(A)M, Digital Art, Virtual Middle School courses, French or Spanish.

Grade 8: Band (year-long), String Ensemble (year-long), Choir, Art, Drama, Robotics for STE(A)M, 3D Design, Animation and Gaming, Movie Making and Sound, French or Spanish, Virtual Middle School courses.

Students who are new to English may have English as an Additional Language (EAL), and students with special learning needs may have Learning Support in place of one of their electives.

Students are encouraged to explore and participate in a variety of co-curricular offerings to complement academic development. Example opportunities for Middle School include:

 

 

Please see the Program of Studies below for full details:

Defininition_of_Learning.pdf
Character_Standards.pdf
Learning_Principles.pdf