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Denis Morris Catholic High School
Four-Year Ontario Secondary School Program

Secondary School Education Planning Sheet

Year 1
Subjects and
Year 2
Subjects and
Year 3
Subjects and
Year 4
Subjects and
1. Religion 1. Religion 1. Religion 1. Religion
2. English 2. English 2. English 2. English
3. Mathematics 3. Mathematics 3. Mathematics  
4. Science 4. Science    
5. French 5. Canadian History    
6. Canadian Geography 6. Civics (.5) and
Career Studies (.5)

**Students are encouraged to consider a YEAR 5 where applicable**

22 compulsory credits

Students must earn the following compulsory credits to obtain the Ontario Secondary School Diploma:

4 credits in English (1 credit per grade)
4 credits in Religion (1 credit per grade)

3 credits in mathematics (1 credit in Grade 11 or 12)
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:

In addition to the compulsory credits, students must complete:

* A maximum of 3 credits in English as a second language (ESL) or English literacy development (ELD) may be counted towards the 4 compulsory credits in English, but the fourth must be a credit earned for a Grade 12 compulsory English course.

** 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.

*** A maximum of 2 credits in cooperative education can count as compulsory credits.

The 8 optional credits may include up to 4 credits earned through approved dual credit courses.