Course Catalogue

As a high school learner, you may choose to personalize your learning experience with us in a wide variety of ways.

Self-paced learning

If you’d like to complete your studies independently and/or on your own schedule, consider registering for SelfDesign self-paced courses. Our self-paced courses are BC Ministry or board approved and offer a personalized learning experience within a structured format.

Are you interested in having a more self-directed options for course credits? Consider registering for an IDesign course (available for electives only) where you can fully personalize your learning. Learn more.

Group learning (single or integrated courses)

Complete your course learning in real time with attentive mentor support, social connections and a dynamic course format in a group learning environment. Choose from single course offerings
such as our Big Ideas Workshops or integrated, multi course offerings such as CoDesign 10, 11 & 12.

Course Offerings


Self-paced, independent learning

Grade 10Grade 11Grade 12
Guiding Mentor 10Guiding Mentor 11Guiding Mentor 12
Planning 10PE 11Graduation Transitions
PE 10English 11 *PE 12
Planning / PE 10 Combo CourseFrench 11 IDesignEnglish 12 *
English 10 *Spanish 11Communications 12 *
French 10 IDesignPeace Studies 11 *Writing 12
Spanish 10Psychology 11BC First Nations Studies 12 *
Social Studies 10Social Studies 11 *Comparative Civilizations 12 *
Science 10New! Life Sciences 11 (previously Biology 11)Geography 12
Apprentice & Workplace Math 10Chemistry 11Psychology 12
Foundations & Pre Calc 10Earth Sciences 11World Philosophy 12
Visual Arts 10 Apprentice & Workplace Math 11Biology 12
Digital Photography 10 IDesignFoundations of Math 11Chemistry 12
Drama 10 IDesignPre-Calculus 11Physics 12
Independent Studies 10Dance Performance 11 IDesignCalculus 12
Instrumental Music Guitar 11 IDesignFoundations of Math 12
Independent Studies 11Pre-Calculus 12
Art Foundation 12 IDesign
Street Art 12
Digital Photography 12 IDesign
Music Composition & Technology 12 IDesign
Independent Studies 12
WEX 12 (Work Experience)

*ESL trained mentors available


Group learning, supportive, connected

Grade 10
Single Course
Grade 11-12
Single Course
Grade 10-12
Integrated Courses
New! French 10 Big Ideas WorkshopSocial Justice 12 Big Ideas WorkshopCoDesign 10
(9 Integrated Courses)
Apprentice & Workplace Math 10 Big Ideas WorkshopNew! Life Sciences 11 (previously Biology 11) Big Ideas WorkshopCoDesign 11/12: Democracy & Society (3 Integrated Courses)
Makers 10: Innovation & Prototyping with Robotics WorkshopStreet Art 12
Big Ideas Workshop
CoDesign 11/12: Wild Earth (5 Integrated Courses)
New! English 12 Big Ideas Workshop

New! Virtual Communities 11 (SMUSH - SelfDesign Minecraft)
New! Creative Writing 11 Big Ideas Workshop

Enjoy Learning

Home Special Education ImgSelfDesign learners express how much they enjoy and feel in control of their education, free to learn in ways that serve them best and personally committed to what they are learning.

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