Earn an Ontario Secondary School credit over the summer from anywhere in the world!
LCS online courses are packed full of engaging learning materials, provide one-on-one teacher support and provide excellent feedback and assessment opportunities for each learner.
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Engage with Peers around the World
Our full range of credit-courses delivered virtually allow teenagers to pursue passions and challenge themselves academically while interacting online, in small groups, with peers from around the world.
Leaders in Remote Education
Our summer online programs provide students with a terrific remote learning experience based on a world-leading pedagogy of engagement. Students will develop strong relationships with teachers and with each other through our innovative blend of synchronous and asynchronous learning.
Enhance Academic and Leadership Skills
Lakefield College School summer online courses are available to students in Grades 9-12. Our courses offer students a head start to the school year.
Students learn from each other as well as from their teacher, participating in a range of activities and discussions designed to encourage deeper learning and collaboration among peers on learning tasks between classes.
Civics and Career Studies (CHV2O/GLC2O) June 29 - July 29, 2022 Cost: $1,750
Civics & Citizenship: This course explores rights and responsibilities associated with being an active citizen in a democratic society. Students will explore issues of civic importance such as healthy schools, community planning, environmental responsibility, and the influence of social media, while developing their understanding of the role of civic engagement and of political processes in the local, national, and/or global community. Students will apply the concepts of political thinking and the political inquiry process to investigate, and express informed opinions about, a range of political issues and developments that are both of significance in today’s world and of personal interest to them.
Career Studies: This course gives students the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge, and habits that will support them in their education and career/life planning. Students will learn about global work trends, and seek opportunities within the school and community to expand and strengthen their transferable skills and their ability to adapt to the changing world of work. On the basis of exploration, reflective practice, and decision-making processes, students will make connections between their skills, interests, and values and their postsecondary options, whether in apprenticeship training, college, community living, university, or the workplace. They will set goals and create a plan for their first postsecondary year. As part of their preparation for the future, they will learn about personal financial management – including the variety of saving and borrowing tools available to them and how to use them to their advantage – and develop a budget for their first year after secondary school.
American History (CHA3U) June 29 - July 29, 2021 Cost: $1,750
This course explores key aspects of the social, economic, and political development of the United States from precontact to the present. Students will examine the contributions of groups and individuals to the country’s evolution and will explore the historical context of key issues, trends, and events that have had an impact on the United States, its identity and culture, and its role in the global community. Students will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating various forces that helped shape American history.
Prerequisite: Canadian History since World War 1 (Grade 10, Academic or Applied)
Advanced Functions (MHF4U) June 29 - July 29, 2022 Cost: $1,750
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: Grade 11 Functions, University (MCR3U) or Mathematics for College Technology (MCT4C)
Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course (OLC4O) June 29 - July 29, 2022 Cost: $1,750
This course is designed to help students acquire and demonstrate the cross-curricular literacy skills that are evaluated by the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT). Students who complete the course successfully will meet the provincial literacy requirement for graduation. Students will read a variety of informational, narrative, and graphic texts and will produce a variety of forms of writing, including summaries, information paragraphs, opinion pieces, and news reports. Students will also maintain and manage a portfolio containing a record of their reading experiences and samples of their writing.
Prerequesite: Students who have been eligible to write the OSSLT at least twice and who have been unsuccessful at least once are eligible to take the course. (Students who have already met the literacy requirement for graduation may be eligible to take the course under special circumstances, at the discretion of the principal.)
Please note that all courses are subject to enrolment and may be cancelled; in this case, students will be offered a refund. Students will be given the opportunity to transfer to another credit should their primary selection be cancelled.