Oakwood Academy’s Secondary Program addresses the social emotional needs of students while providing them with an environment that will allow them to achieve academic success. Our program is designed to move at an individual pace, that promotes mastery of concepts and success beyond school years. Students will have the option of working towards an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) at the Applied Academic Level, Ontario Secondary School Certificate (OSSC) or a Certificate of Accomplishment. All students will progress through their academic program over the course of 6 years.
Secondary Program Highlights:
- Small class sizes
- Specializing in education for unique learning needs
- Multi-disciplinary team – Certified Teachers, Developmental Therapists, Speech & Language, Occupational Therapy, Music Therapy
- Individual Education Plans
- Parent support and coaching
- Developmentally based curriculum to promote thinking and problem solving
Transition planning to college or the workplace
Students between the ages of 14-21 years of age are eligible for the Secondary Program at Oakwood Academy.
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
Is for students who are able to complete the credit requirement for 30 academic credits at the applied level within a small class environment and some individual accommodations. This is an appropriate option for students who are looking to apply for College post-secondary.
Ontario Secondary School Certificate (OSSC)
Is for students who are able to complete the credit requirement of 14 academic credits at the applied level within a small class environment and some individual accommodations. In addition, students will complete essential courses in life skills & job training and social skills. This is an appropriate option for students who will be entering the work world or an apprenticeship program post-secondary.
Certificate of Accomplishment
Is for students who are continuing to develop foundation academic skills in reading, writing and math as well as independent living skills and work place training. Students will complete essential non-credit courses to prepare them for the world beyond Secondary School, with an emphasis on teaching students to think & problem solve and develop strong social relationships.