IMPORTANT NOTICE – Changes to hours of operation
September 25, 2018 – Effective October 1, 2018 the Independent Study lab will no longer be open on Mondays and Fridays. The hours of operation for Independent Study are:
DAYS – Tuesday to Thursday – 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. CLOSED APRIL 2, 4, 9, 17, 23 & 25.
EVENINGS – Tuesday and Thursday – 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Closed on Board Holidays
IMPORTANT NOTICE – Independent Study Program is CLOSING
February 26, 2018 – Effective September 1, 2018 we will no longer be accepting registration into our Independent Study program. Students with an active course* as of August 31, 2018 will be allowed to complete the course prior to August 31, 2019 when the program will be closed. Any outstanding course work and exams as of August 31, 2019 will not be accepted and no book deposit refunds will be issued after this date. *if you have not submitted work since February 2018, your course is no longer active.
About Independent Study
Adults have ONE CALENDAR YEAR to complete a course or be automatically withdrawn. Secondary School students must complete their course within the school year it is started.
Courses consist of 20 lessons each and are assigned in 4 groups of 5 lessons. Students are expected to complete 20 lessons and an exam (mid-terms are required in some cases).
Completed work can be submitted for marking at the Continuing Education Hill Park Learning Centre. Please see the office hours listed at the top of this page.
- No Cell Phones Allowed While Writing Independent Study Exams. Students Found With Cell Phones During the Exam Will Be Given a Zero (0). if You Use Your Cell Phone as Your Calculator, You Will Need to Bring a Calculator to Use for the Exam.
- Exams do not need to be booked in advance. If you are writing an exam during the day, please arrive and be ready to write your exam no later than 1:30 p.m. If you are writing an exam in the evening, please arrive and be ready to right your exam no later than 7 p.m.