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  • Diploma Exam Information

    Diploma Exam Dates for Palliser Regional Schools:It’s important to make note of the dates for diploma exams found below. The diploma exam dates are not set by the Palliser Regional Schools themselves and we are not able to change them. If you have any questions about taking your diploma exam, please contact your instructor teacher. Diploma exam reviews are scheduled by each teacher either online or at Our Outreach sites.

    Alberta Education Diploma exam information including practice exams

    Diploma exam schedule (See also the calendar for dates)

     

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    Alberta Education provides an overview of each subject, grade and learning outcomes at this site: My Child's Learning: A Parent Resource

  • Diploma Requirements

    Quick view for diploma requirements or a more detailed overview here.

    To earn an Alberta High School Diploma, a student must:

    Earn a minimum of 100 credits

    Successfully complete the following courses:

    1. English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2 or Francais 30
    2. Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2
    3. Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2 or Mathematics 20-3
    4. Science 20 or 24 or Biology 20 or Chemistry 20 or Physics 20

    Note: Successful completion of a diploma examination is required for English Language Arts 30 or 33 or Francais 30 and Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2.  For those going to 30 – level mathematics and science courses, successful completion of a diploma examination  is also required.

    Successfully complete the following:

    1. Physical Education 10 (3 credits)
    2. Career and Life Management (CALM)  (3 credits)
    3. 10 credits, in any combination, from:
    • career and technology studies (CTS) OR
    • fine arts or second languages OR
    • Physical Education 20 and/or Physical Education 30 OR
    • Locally developed/acquired and authorized courses, in CTS, fine arts or second languages
    • Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP)
    • Knowledge and Employability courses (K and E)

    10 credits in any 30 – level courses (in addition to English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2 and Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2.) 

    • locally developed/acquired and authorized courses
    • 3000 level CTS courses,
    • 35 level Work Experience courses, 
    • 35 level Registered Apprenticeship courses,
    • 33 level Green Certificate courses, 
    • 30 level Knowledge and Employability courses

    Students may earn any number of credits in Work Experience, but only 15 credits may be used to meet the 100-credit requirement for the Alberta High School Diploma.

    Students may earn any number of credits in the study of second languages, but only a maximum of 25 language credits
    may be used to meet the 100-credit requirement for the Alberta High School Diploma. 

    To earn the credits assigned to all high school courses, you must achieve at least 50% (“C” standing) in each course
    No credits are granted when the maximum credits have been previously awarded

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