June 17, 2014 11:37 pm

What you need to know about provincial exams

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Adrian Raaber / Global News

VANCOUVER – Despite the ongoing job action between the B.C. government and the B.C. Teachers’ Federation, provincial exams for Grade 10 to 12 are proceeding as scheduled.

For Grades 10 to 12 students:

* Expect secondary schools to be open only for the purpose of administering provincial exams.
* Provincial exams are proceeding as scheduled (see schedule below).
* Students writing exams are entitled to a picket-free entry into their schools.

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Global News * Normal school bus service will continue for the purpose of transporting students to provincial exams.
For Grade 12 students only:

* Grade 12 exams will be marked in July and the Official Transcript of Grades will be provided to students by the end of July as per normal practice and schedule.

For grades 10 and 11 students only:

* Report cards are not deemed an essential service and parents should not expect the usual year-end reporting.
* School districts will determine how to best convey relevant information about students’ progress, available class marks, and provincial exam results.
* BCPSEA is seeking further clarification from the LRB on the submission of class marks.
* Expect delays in the receiving information about final course grades.
* It is expected that grades 10 and 11 provincial exams will be marked by school administrators and the deadline for marking has been extended from June 26 to July 2.

Provincial exam courses to be administered June 16-26, 2014:

June 16-26*:

Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 10

Foundations of Mathematics and Pre-Calculus 10

* Schools may schedule these sessions at any time during the week

June 18:

Science 10 (only for schools that require an early session)
Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 10

June 19:

BC First Nations Studies 12

June 20:

English 12
English 10
First Peoples
Communications 12
Francais langue premiere 10

June 23:

Francais langue seconde-immersion 12
Francais langue premiere 12
Science 10
Civic Studies 11

June 24:

English 12
First Peoples
English 10
Social Studies 11

 

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