GRADE 8 HONOURS COURSES

GRADE 8 HONOURS COURSES OFFERED AT BURNABY SOUTH

At Burnaby South, honours courses (or Pre-AP courses) begin at the Grade 8 level in the following subject areas:

•English
•Mathematics
•Science
•Social Studies

Burnaby South’s Honours courses are designed for students who:
•have high academic achievement
•are creative and innovative
•enjoy a challenge
•are keen and active participants in class
•have a positive learning environment

In order to enroll in Grade 8 honours courses, prospective students need to complete the Grade 8 Course Selection Form. This can be obtained through your Grade 7 teacher if the elementary school is part of the Burnaby South catchment area. 

Due to covid-19 and the cohorting of students to enhance student safety at school, segregated Honours classes for Grade 8s and 9s are temporarily suspended for the 2021-2022 school year.  In its place, students will be given Honours extensions in their subject specific regular courses.  After completing the honours extension activities, students will be given the corresponding Honours designation.

Students who want to participate in Honours extensions should clearly choose so by selection the subject specific Honours Entension option on their Grade 8 course selection form.

If covid-19 protocols change to allow for segregated Honours courses, then an Honours entrance assessment may be required later on in the spring of 2021.

If you have any questions about this, please e-mail Amos.Lee@burnabyschools.ca.