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Sir John A. Macdonald

Family Studies

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Courses Offered

HIF1O Individual and Family Living

This course explores the challenges faced by all people: how to meet basic needs, how to relate to others, how to manage resources, and how to become responsible members of society

HFN2O Foods and Nutrition

This is a practical, hands-on course exploring foods in everyday life. Some of the topics investigated include: fast foods, snacks, diets, food safety, vegetarianism, and Canada’s Food Guide as they relate to you and your family.

HPC3O Parenting

Learn about yourself, your relationship with your family and parenting skills that you can apply to children in your life, now and in the future. Students will have an opportunity to work with children during this class.

HPW3C Living and Working with Children

If you are thinking about a possible career working with children you should consider this course. Topics covered include child development, child behavior in families and community settings. Placements in schools and day cares are part of the program offering opportunities to interact with and observe children.

HNC3O/HNB4O Fashion Arts

Continue the development of your sewing skills, from total beginners to experienced sewers, all will work at increasing skills. As well, you will investigate elements and principles of design as they apply to fashion and investigate historical fashion and investigate historical fashion and current designers and techniques.

NBV3E Aboriginal Food and Regalia

This course focuses on the beliefs, values and inspirations of Aboriginal peoples in Canada. Students will examine issues of identity facing Indians, Metis and Inuit peoples and their relationships to land and nature, as well as to one another within their communities and working environments. students will also learn how traditional and contemporary beliefs and values influence the present-day aspirations and actions of Aboriginal people.

HIR3C Managing Personal and Family Resources

This course explores ways to manage your resources so you can make informed choices with respect to finance, foods and nutrition and housing. Other areas covered are careers and relationships. This is a fabulous course for people leaving home in the near future.

TFJ3E/TFJ4E Restaurant Services (Hospitality and Tourism)

Students will acquire skills related to preparing and presenting food in a restaurant environment. Some topics will include evaluating restaurant facilities, inventory control and marketing special events. If you are considering a job or career in the food industry this course is for you.

HFA4M Food and Nutrition Sciences

This course starts off where the grade ten Food and Nutrition course finished. Food issues, food choices, and food preparation techniques will be the focus of this course.

HHS4M Individuals and Families in a Diverse Society

A theory-oriented course that investigates the sociology of the family from childhood to old age and is an excellent preparatory course for university and college social sciences as well as an interesting study of issues in society.


Updated on Thursday, May 24, 2018.
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