Premier Elite Athletes' Collegiate, Toronto:
PEAC is a co-ed private school designed for high-performing student-athletes. PEAC provides a unique opportunity for students to learn and train in state-of-the-art facilities. PEAC accommodates the needs of high performance athletes by enabling them to complete their elementary and secondary level education while continuing to train and compete in their respective sports. Our mission is to further the development of Canadian student-athletes and help them become top-level performers in their sport, life-long learners and career-oriented, respectful individuals. PEAC truly is where athletes come to learn. The PEAC Toronto campus is located in the fully equipped Sports Centre at Downsview Park (off Sheppard, between Keele and Chesswood Dr.) in Toronto, Ontario. PEAC has full use of the sports facilities that surround it including the indoor and outdoor fields at Downsview Park, the rinks at Buckingham Arena and the state of the art classrooms and work-out facility within the school.
This course emphasizes the consolidation of the literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will analyse a range of challenging literary texts from various periods, countries, and cultures; interpret and evaluate informational and graphic texts; and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on using academic language coherently and confidently, selecting the reading strategies best suited to particular texts and particular purposes for reading, and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for university, college, or the workplace.
The world has become a global marketplace. Large volumes of goods, services, ideas, money, and technology are transported throughout the world, affecting the lives of millions of people in the process. Today, virtually every aspect of economic activity is influenced by international business. As students explore the world of business and the opportunities and challenges that it presents, it is vital that they do so with an appreciation of the impact of the global marketplace and international trade. Through these courses, students will develop a fundamental understanding of the global economy. They will come to appreciate the impact that international business can have on their lives and communities today and on the careers and opportunities they are considering for the future. Through these courses, students will develop a broader and deeper understanding of international issues and concerns and begin to develop an informed awareness of those issues directly affecting their future careers.
International Business Fundamentals, Grade 12, University/College Preparation:
– Business,Trade, and the Economy
– The Global Environment for Business
– Factors Influencing Success in International Markets
– Marketing Challenges and Approaches, and Distribution
– Working in International Markets
Mathematics of Data Management:
This course broadens students’ understanding of mathematics as it relates to managing data. Students will apply methods for organizing and analysing large amounts of information; solve problems involving probability and statistics; and carry out a culminating investigation that integrates statistical concepts and skills. Students will also refine their use of the mathematical processes necessary for success in senior mathematics. Students planning to enter university programs in business, the social sciences, and the humanities will find this course of particular interest.
This course investigates the nature of the competitive global economy and explores how individuals and societies can gain the information they need to make appropriate economic decisions. Students will learn about the principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics, apply economic models and concepts to interpret economic information, assess the validity of statistics, and investigate marketplace dynamics. Students will use economic inquiry and communication skills to analyze current economic issues, make informed judgments and present their findings
Earth and Space Science:
* demonstrate an understanding of the composition of the earth’s crust, and describe how changes in the earth’s crust result from both internal and external processes;
* investigate the formation of the physical features of the earth’s crust;
* identify the factors that must be considered in making informed decisions about land use and explain their importance (e.g., environmental impact; properties of soil).
Students investigate the contributions of significant groups and individuals and develop an understanding of Canada’s European roots. They study the early settlements of North America and their impact on the First Nation peoples and on English-French relations. They examine the economic, social, and political challenges facing New France and British North America, as well as the course of conflict and change in the two colonies that culminated in the rebellions of 1837–38. Emphasis is placed on the development of critical thinking skills, including the ability to examine issues from more than one point of view.
To develop a solid foundation of the knowledge and skills required in geography, students are introduced to the concepts and methods of geographic inquiry. The geography curriculum also focuses on physical patterns and how they affect human activity. Students recognize patterns as an essential concept in geography. As well, students examine the various ways resources are used and the environmental implications of their use. Students demonstrate an understanding of the impact technology has on natural resources.
This course builds on students’ previous experience with functions and their developing understanding of rates of change. Students will solve problems involving geometric and algebraic representations of vectors and representations of lines and planes in three dimensional space; broaden their understanding of rates of change to include the derivatives of polynomial, sinusoidal, exponential, rational, and radical functions; and apply these concepts and skills to the modelling of real-world relationships. Students will also refine their use of the mathematical processes necessary for success in senior mathematics. This course is intended for students who choose to pursue careers in fields such as science, engineering, economics, and some areas of business, including those students who will be required to take a university-level calculus, linear algebra, or physics course.
This course examines the global challenges of creating a sustainable and equitable future, focusing on current issues that illustrate these challenges. Students will investigate a range of topics, including cultural, economic, and geopolitical relationships, regional disparities in the ability to meet basic human needs, and protection of the natural environment. Students will use geo-technologies and skills of geographic inquiry and analysis to develop and communicate balanced opinions about the complex issues facing Canada and a world that is interdependent and constantly changing. Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and world
studies, English, or social sciences and humanities
French as a Second Language:
* listen to and talk about simple oral texts in structured and open-ended situations;
* express ideas, feelings, and opinions in conversations and discussions, using learned language structures and a variety of vocabulary and expressions;
* read a variety of simple materials, 400 to 600 words long, and demonstrate understanding;
* write in a variety of forms, adjusting language to suit the audience;
* identify and use the vocabulary and the grammar and language conventions appropriate for this grade level.
This course extends students’ experience with functions. Students will investigate the properties of polynomial, rational, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions; develop techniques for combining functions; broaden their understanding of rates of change; and develop facility in applying these concepts and skills. Students will also refine their use of the mathematical processes necessary for success in senior mathematics. This course is intended both for students taking the Calculus and Vectors course as a prerequisite for a university program and for those wishing to consolidate their understanding of mathematics before proceeding to any one of a variety of university programs.
Prerequisite: Functions, Grade 11, University Preparation, or Mathematics for College Technology, Grade 12, College Preparation
This course enables students to deepen their understanding of the concepts and theories of physics. Students will explore further the laws of dynamics and energy transformations, and will investigate electrical, gravitational, and magnetic fields; electromagnetic radiation; and the interface between energy and matter.They will further develop inquiry skills, learning, for example, how the interpretation of experimental data can provide indirect evidence to support the development of a scientific model. Students will also consider the impact on society and the environment of technological applications of physics.
Canadian and International Law:
This course examines elements of Canadian and international law in social, political, and global contexts. Students will study the historical and philosophical sources of law and the principles and practices of international law and will learn to relate them to issues in Canadian society and the wider world . Students will use critical-thinking and communication skills to analyze legal issues, conduct independent research, and present the results of their inquiries in a variety of ways.
The goal for PEAC students in our ice hockey program is to further develop our athletes’ skills, positioning, fitness, confidence and knowledge of the game. Athletes who are selected to be part of this program will receive daily on-ice training ensuring the program delivers an effective curriculum. The ice hockey program at PEAC enables our athletes to train during the day while still participating in community, provincial and national teams.
The goal for PEAC students in our soccer program is to futher develop our athletes’ skills, positioning, fitness, confidence and knowledge of the game. Athletes who are selected to be part of this program will receive daily training (both indoor and outdoor) ensuring the program delivers an effective curriculum. The soccer program at PEAC enables our athletes to train during the day while still participating in community, provincial and national teams.
Freestyle Skiing and Snowboarding:
The goal for PEAC students in our freestyle ski and snowboard Academy (FSSA) is to futher develop our athletes’ skills, positioning, fitness, confidence and knowledge of the sport. As a pre-requisite for the program, prospective students must currently be involved in the sport extra-curricularly, as well be competing at a high level. Athletes who are selected to be part of this program receive ongoing strength and conditioning training as well as trampoline aerial training 4 days per week. The FSSA program at PEAC enables our athletes to train during the day while still participating in community, provincial and national competitions and teams.
PEAC flex academy is designed for athletes that are currently performing in top level sport that requires them to be out of class for extended periods of time due to seasonal competition schedules. PEAC‘s online curriculum and discussion boards, tutorials, and flexible deadlines enable these athletes to continue learning while they are away from the school without falling behind. PEAC‘s technology based education allows travelling students to use their laptops to maintain close contact with teachers to stay on top of their work.
The goal for PEAC students in our highly elite rugby program is to futher develop our athletes’ skills, positioning, fitness, confidence and knowledge of the game. Athletes who are selected to be part of this program will receive 12 hours/week of professional training ensuring the program delivers an effective curriculum. The rugby program at PEAC enables our athletes to train during the day while still participating in community, provincial and national teams.
Girls Only Elite Hockey Program:
Kim McCullough, high performance hockey specialist and former captain of Dartmouth Division 1 Hockey offers PEAC female hockey players a chance to train and prepare for University, Provincial and National hockey programs.
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