Grade 9 CHCI Pre-IB Admissions for September 2023
Emails were sent (to the parent email provided) by February 10, 2023 (throughout the day) and you must respond by using the Google Form by February 17, 2023 at 11:59pm in order to secure your spot. You must also complete the WRDSB registration (using Aspen) if you are not currently a WRDSB student. You will be contacted later by Mrs. Micki Jackson regarding supporting documentation.
Thank you for your patience. We are not able to respond to requests to confirm your application status. We will not be able to provide feedback to candidates who are not being offered a seat in the programme.
The application for late entry to grade 10 or 11 can be found below (green button).
The WRDSB does not provide transportation to CHCI for IB students unless they live within the CHCI bussing eligibility zone.
Students whose HOME SECONDARY SCHOOL is in Cambridge MUST apply to GPSS. Check your address here: bpweb.stswr.ca/Eligibility
See chart below for IB fees schedule.
Grade 8 IB Presentation November 2022 – with audio!
Grade 8 FAQ for grade 8 students and their adults
If you have a question that has not been addressed in our FAQ, please add it here.
“The aim of all IB programmes is to develop internationally minded people who recognize their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet… IB programmes therefore provide students with opportunities for sustained inquiry into a range of local and global issues and ideas”
We encourage applications from grade 8 students who love learning, are internationally-minded, and see themselves in the IB learner attributes.
Online Application for grade 9 CHCI pre-IB (applying from grade 8) open from December 1 to January 12
- You will need to upload a copy of your grade 7 report card from June (and grade 8 Interim Report, if available). You will also make your grade 9 course selections. (see course descriptions here). NEW: We no longer require a teacher reference.
- If accepted, you will still need to register for your courses in My Way. Non-WRDSB students do not enter their courses into My Way. We will do this based on the selections in your application.
- Let your guidance counsellor know that you have applied.
Please note: We typically receive over 400 applications for 225 seats. We are unable to respond to phone or email inquiries checking to see if we have received everything or for an update on admission status.
Online Application for late entry: grade 10 or 11: Online Application will open on December 1, 2022. Applicants will be considered on an ongoing basis until March 2023.
Admissions will be dependent on space in the program and therefore you may have to wait for a response.
- You will need to upload a copy of your recent report cards as well as your Graduation Summary (ask your guidance counsellor for this).
- If accepted, you will be asked to provide us with your course selections and complete the registration. Details will be provided in your offer email.
Grade 9 Course info:
2022-2023 Course codes for CHCI IB
Grade 9: CHCI Pre-IB
|ENGLISH||ENG1DW||Cohorted||Ontario Academic curriculum – Students will be cohorted in these courses to facilitate IB programming which will include a focus on developing critical thinking skills, intercultural understanding, global perspectives, and time management skills.||Based on Ontario Curriculum Expectations|
|MATH||MTH 1WI||Destreamed||Ontario Destreamed curriculum||Based on Ontario Curriculum Expectations|
|SCIENCE||SNC1WI||Destreamed||Ontario Destreamed curriculum||Based on Ontario Curriculum Expectations|
|GEOGRAPHY||CGC 1DI||Destreamed||Ontario Academic curriculum||Based on Ontario Curriculum Expectations|
|FRENCH||FSF1DW||Cohorted||Follows Ontario Academic curriculum – Students will be cohorted in these courses to facilitate IB programming which will include a focus on developing critical thinking skills, intercultural understanding, global perspectives, and time management skills.||Based on Ontario Curriculum Expectations|
|Electives*||Choose 3||Ontario Curriculum||Based on Ontario Curriculum Expectations
WHY IB? A spokesperson from the Stanford University tells you why HERE.
Presentation by UBC’s Admission Officer: IB Students and First Year University Performance
WHAT ARE THE QUALITIES OF AN IB STUDENT?
The Learner Profile is at the centre of the IB Diploma Programme. This video illustrates the qualities that IB students have and will continue to grow and develop as they participate in the programme.
Are you ready to become an IB Student at Cameron Heights? Ask yourself this question and use the checklist to help you find the answer!
Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions that Parents have about IB: Parents’ FAQ about IB.
The goal of the IB Programme at Cameron Heights is to provide education for a better world. We hope that watching this video will inspire you to join our quest.
|IB Fees for FULL DIPLOMA – Incoming Grade 8 Students September 2022 — Fees are approximate and are subject to change.
(Students Graduating in June 2026)
|9||October 2022 – gr 9||$400|
|10||September 2023 – gr 10||$400|
|11||September 2024 – gr 11||$1250|
|12||September 2025 – gr 12||$1250|
|Total Fees Collected||$3300|
Fees for grade 9 are to be paid in School Day by October 30, 2022.