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info@vandaschool.ca

#370, 233 West 1st Street

North Vancouver BC, V7M 1B3

07:30 - 19:00

Monday to Friday

09:00-17:00

Saturday and Sunday

Dogwood Diploma

Dogwood Diploma

The B.C. Certificate of Graduation or “Dogwood Diploma” is awarded to students who successfully complete the provincial graduation requirements.

  • Students require a minimum of 80 credits to graduate. Of these 80 credits:
    At least 16 credits must be at the Grade 12 level, including a required
    Language Arts 12 and Career Life Connections
    At least 28 credits must be elective course credits
  • 52 credits are required from the following:
    Career-Life Education (4 credits), and Career-Life Connections (4 credits)
    Physical and Health Education 10 (4 credits)
    Science 10 (4 credits), and a Science 11 or 12 (4 credits)
    Social Studies 10 (4 credits), and a Social Studies 11 or 12 (4 credits)
    A Math 10 (4 credits), and a Math 11 or 12 (4 credits)
    A Language Arts 10, 11, and a required 12 (12 credits total)
    An Arts Education 10, 11, or 12 and/or an Applied Design, Skills,
    Technologies 10, 11, or 12 (4 credits total)
  • In addition, students must also complete three graduation assessments:
    The Grade 10 Numeracy Assessment was introduced in 2018
    The Grade 10 Literacy Assessment was introduced in 2019/20
    The Grade 12 Literacy Assessment will be introduced in 2021/22

Vanda School is seeking to renew its certification and planing to open in September 2023.