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SENIOR HIGH

Students who accumulate a minimum of 18 credits starting from Grade 10 up to Grade 12 are awarded the High School Graduation Diploma of Nova Scotia. The H.E Minister of Education in the United Arab Emirates on 10th June 1998 confirmed that this Diploma is equivalent to the Official General Secondary Certificate of the United Arab Emirates.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
Minimum of 18 credits including:

  • a maximum of 7 Grade 10 credits
  • a minimum of 5 Grade 12 credits

Compulsory Credits

  • 3 x English Language
  • 1 x Fine Arts
  • 2 x Mathematics
  • 2 x Sciences
  • 2 from either Math, Science or Technology
  • 1 x Physically Active Lifestyle / Physical Education
  • 1 x Canadian History 11
  • 1 x Global History 12

COURSES OFFERED AT AGS

ENGLISH MATHEMTICS SCIENCE SOCIAL
English 10 Mathematics 10 Science 10 History 10
English 11 Mathematics 11 Biology 11 Canadian History 11
English 12 Advanced Mathematics 11 Biology 12 Global History 12
English 12 Communication Mathematics 12 Physics 11 Economics 11
Advanced Mathematics 12 Physics 12 Economics 12
Pre-Calculus 12 Chemistry 11
Calculus 12 Chemistry 12
       
ARTS PHYSICAL EDUCATION LANGUAGES ISLAMIC STUDIES
Art 10 PAL / PE 11 Arabic 10 Islamic Studies 10
Art 11 Dance 11 Arabic 11 Islamic Studies 11
Art 12 Arabic 12 Islamic Studies 12
Dance 11 French 10
Drama 11 French 11
Music 10 French 12

AWARDS and DISTINCTIONS

Each year, the Queen Elizabeth II Medal is awarded to a grade 12 student who has fulfilled the requirements for a Nova Scotia High School Graduation Diploma, having demonstrated superior academic achievement in grades 10, 11 and 12 and maintained an outstanding record in school and community involvement.

The Governor General's Academic Medal is awarded to a grade 12 student who achieves the highest average upon graduation. This average must include all grades 11 and 12 courses studies in the AGS as listed on Nova Scotia Public School Programs.

The Lieutenant Governor's Medal is awarded to one female students and one male student in grade 11 who have demonstrated qualities of leadership and service in the school and community and commendable performance in the courses in which they have enrolled.

 
       

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