Future Grade 9 Valley Heights Secondary School Students
Below you will find some resources that you can access to better prepare students for the next school year.
The link to our Future Grade 9 Virtual Q&A using Microsoft Teams will be live on:
Thursday, January 5, 2022 from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
A live Microsoft Teams link will be posted here the day of our Grade 9 Virtual Q&A.
Valley Heights Secondary School Pre-Requisite Pathway Chart
Grade 9 Registration Form - For students currently enrolled in Grand Erie District School Board
Completed Registration Forms are due to Valley Heights Secondary School NO LATER than January 31, 2022. Course Selection Sheets are due to Valley Heights Secondary School NO LATER than February 11, 2022.
Elementary Grade 8 teachers will collect these forms for their students. Please be reminded that students CANNOT register at more than one secondary school.
Grade 9 Registration Form for Students outside Grand Erie District School Board
Completed Registration Forms & Course Selection Sheets are due to Valley Heights Secondary School NO LATER than February 18, 2022.
Elementary Grade 8 teachers will collect these forms for their students. If Elementary Grade 8 teachers will not collect the forms for the students, please email your form to S-VHS@granderie.ca. Please be reminded that students CANNOT register at more than one Secondary School.
Click here for a copy of the Grade 9 course option sheet - *COMING SOON!*
To earn a high school OSSD diploma in Ontario, students must:
Students must earn the following 18 compulsory credits to get their Ontario Secondary School Diploma:
Group 1, 2 and 3 compulsory credits
Of the 18 compulsory credits, students must complete one from each of the following groups:
The following conditions apply to compulsory credit selections from the above three groups:
English language learners (ELL)
Students may count a maximum of 3 credits in English as a Second Language or English Literacy Development towards the 4 compulsory credits in English.
The fourth credit must be for a Grade 12 compulsory English course.
Students must earn 12 optional credits by successfully completing courses offered in their school’s program and course calendar.
Optional credits may include up to 4 credits earned through approved dual credit programs