WHAT IS EARLY ENRICHMENT?
Early enrichment, which occurs in Grade 10, is a program designed to allow students to:
test "the IB waters" to see if this programme is right for them
develop healthy work habits and study skills
help build a solid foundation of success for students regardless of where they choose to stay after Grade 10 (whether it be the DP, certificates, or college/university streams)
If students feel like the IB Diploma Programme is not the right fit for them, they may choose to move to other streams at any point of Early Enrichment (for the next school year), or before commencing their Grade 11 school year.
In the rare case where a student fails to meet expectations within the Early Enrichement programme, they will be moved to the academic stream.
GRADE 10 EARLY ENRICHMENT
Grade 10 is the Early Enrichment Programme. In Grade 10, students have enriched courses in English, French, History, Science, Mathematics, and Religion (the religion course is used as preparation for the IB Theory of Knowledge course in Grade 12), alongside other Grade 10 courses. Students also take two math courses, one per semester. Grade 9 and 10 students must finish their 40 mandatory volunteer hours before the end of Grade 10, so that for the students entering the full IB DP Programme, they can fully focus on their completion of CAS hours.