Appleby’s Summer Academy provides summer learning opportunities through Academic Credit Courses and Enrichment programs. Both streams are appropriate for students seeking either credit, advancement, or simply a fun and engaging learning experience. Facilities including leading-edge technology formats combined with dedicated instructors ensure a formidable summer learning experience.

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Academic Credit Courses

Academic Credit Courses

All credit courses start on Tuesday, July 3rd and conclude on Friday, July 27th, 2018, with the exception of online courses which run from Monday, July 30th to Friday, August 31st, 2018, with the final exam occurring on Saturday, September 15th, 2018.

  • Classes begin at 8:00 a.m. and finish at 2:45 p.m. Monday to Friday.
  • Credit course Day Student fee of $2,350 includes daily lunch and use of a notebook computer (if required) during the course. Please contact academy@appleby.on.ca regarding boarding applications.
  • Online courses have a fee of $2,350 and are only available to current Appleby students.
  • We offer small class sizes (no more than 15 and an average of 10 students per class).
  • Withdrawal and Refund Policy: Notice of student withdrawal must be made in writing to the Summer Academy office at academy@appleby.on.ca. All refunds and course changes are subject to a $200 administrative fee. Full refunds will only be issued with proof of visa denial or a medical emergency supported by certification from a legally qualified medical practitioner not related to the student. Cancellations received prior to May 1, 2018 are eligible for a full refund, less the administrative fee. Cancellations on or after May 1, 2018 will not receive a refund. The College reserves the right to cancel registration in the event of low enrollment or exceptional and/or unforeseen circumstances. If this occurs a full tuition refund will be provided. If a student is asked not to return to the College for any reasons prior to the start of the program, all tuition and boarding fees paid will be refunded.

Course List

Grade 10 Core French (Online)

Grade 10 Core French (online)

(FSF2D: 1.0 credit)

This course will take place in the month of August and is a fast paced online course offered exclusively to Appleby students who have completed the prerequisite. The delivery of the course material relies on technology to establish a live daily connection for two hours between the teacher and the students. Using an online conversation & collaboration system, students will work in groups or as a whole class interacting with the teacher and their peers using text, audio, video and screen sharing. Activities such as listening, reading and speaking are part of the daily meetings. This live correspondence will usually take place in the mornings (Eastern Standard Time), from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and students will continue with their independent work for 3-4 hours daily after their online time using the shared OneNote Binders. Feedback on homework is provided by the teacher as students work their way through the curriculum. The exam is written early September when the students return to Appleby.

This course provides opportunities for students to communicate in French about personally relevant, familiar, and academic topics in real-life situations with increasing independence. Students will exchange information, ideas, and opinions with others in guided and increasingly spontaneous spoken interactions. Students will continue to develop their language, knowledge and skills through the selective use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. Students will also increase their understanding and appreciation of diverse French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.

Evaluation

Term Work - 70%, Summative Evaluation - 30%

Prerequisite

FSF1D or FSF2O

Course Date

July 30 - August 31, 2018

Final Exam

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Fee$2,350

Principles of Mathematics 10 (online)

Principles of Mathematics 10 (online)
(MPM2D 1.0 credit)

This course will take place during the month of August and is a fast paced online course offered exclusively to Appleby students who have completed the prerequisite. The delivery of the course material relies on technology to establish a live daily connection between the teacher and the students. Using Skype for Business, an online conversation & collaboration system, students will work in groups or as a whole class interacting with the teacher and their peers using text, audio, video and screen sharing. This live correspondence will take place in the mornings (Eastern Standard Time), from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Students will continue with their independent work for 3-4 hours daily after their online time using the shared OneNote Binders, with access to video solutions from Appleby teachers and asynchronous chat with students and faculty. Feedback on homework is provided by the teacher as students work their way through the curriculum. The exam is written early September when the students return to Appleby.

This course enables students to broaden their understanding of mathematical relationships and extend their problem solving and algebraic skills through investigation, the effective use of technology and abstract reasoning. Students will explore the quadratic relations and their application, solve and apply linear systems, investigate and apply analytic geometry to problems, and investigate the trigonometry of right angled triangles and non-right triangles and their applications. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-stop problems.

Evaluation

Term Work - 70%, Summative Evaluation - 30%

PrerequisiteMPM1D

Course Date

July 30 - August 31, 2018

Final Exam

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Fee$2,350

Functions 11

Functions 11 - LIMITED SPACE REMAINING
(MCR3U: 1.0 credit)

This course introduces the mathematical concept of the function by extending students’ experiences with linear and quadratic relations. Students will investigate properties of discrete and continuous functions, including trigonometric and exponential functions; represent functions numerically, algebraically, and graphically; solve problems involving applications of functions; investigate inverse functions; and develop facility in determining equivalent algebraic expressions. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems.

Evaluation

Term Work - 70%, Summative Evaluation - 30%

Prerequisite

MPM2D

Course Date

July 3 - July 27, 2018

Final Exam

Friday, July 27, 2018

Fee $2,350

Advanced Functions 12

Advanced Functions 12 - LIMITED SPACE REMAINING
(MHF4U: 1.0 credit)

This course extends students’ experience with functions. Students will investigate the properties of polynomial, rational, logarithmic, and trigonometric 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 and for those wishing to consolidate their understanding of mathematics before proceeding to any one of a variety of university programs.

Evaluation

Term Work - 70%, Summative Evaluation - 30%

Prerequisite

MCR3U

Course Date

July 3 - 27, 2018

Final Exam

Friday, July 27, 2018

Fee $2,350

Data Management 12

Data Management 12 - LIMITED SPACE REMAINING
(MDM4U: 1.0 credit)

This course broadens students' understanding of mathematics as it relates to managing data. Students will apply methods for organizing large amounts of information, solve problems involving probability and statistics, and carry out a culminating project that integrates statistical concepts and skills. Throughout this course, students will also refine their mathematical communication skills.

Evaluation

Term Work - 70%, Summative Evaluation - 30%

Prerequisite

MCR3U or MCF3M

Course Date

July 3 - 27, 2018

Final Exam

Friday, July 27, 2018

Fee $2,350

Enrichment Courses

Enrichment Courses

The Appleby College Summer Academy offers a wide range of academic enrichment courses to suit students with different backgrounds and different needs. We offer small class sizes, with no more than 15 students per class, with an average of 10. Most courses are half-day, one-week sessions. Lunch will be provided at the school for students who register for a morning and afternoon course in the same week. Courses offered are subject to enrolment and may be cancelled prior to the session commencement due to insufficient enrolment; in this case, students will be offered a full refund.

Withdrawal and Refund Policy: Notice of student withdrawal must be made in writing to the Summer Academy office at academy@appleby.on.ca. All refunds and course changes are subject to a $200 administrative fee. Full refunds will only be issued with proof of visa denial or a medical emergency supported by certification from a legally qualified medical practitioner not related to the student. All other cancellations before May 1 are eligible for a full refund, less the administrative fee. Cancellations after May 1 will not receive a refund. The College reserves the right to cancel registration in the event of low enrollment or exceptional and/or unforeseen circumstances. If this occurs a full tuition refund will be provided. If a student is asked not to return to the College for any reasons prior to the start of the program, all tuition and boarding fees paid will be refunded

 

Course List

SAT Preparation Course

SAT Preparation Course

This SAT Preparation course is designed for students planning to write the SAT test during the 2018-2019 school year. This course is taught by a qualified SAT instructor and provides 60 hours of small-group classroom instruction. During this time, students will write practice tests, learn independent study strategies and specific skills to answer each type of SAT question, and develop a personalized study plan to focus on the areas in which they need to improve. The course will conclude with a mock-test and students will be provided with a report card and personal study plan to prepare for the test in the fall. Boarding options are available, and boarding tuition includes evening programming and weekend excursions. Homework can be expected each evening.

*A 13% HST Tax is applicable to non-credit academic programs.

Candidates

Students planning on writing the SAT in the 2018-2019 school year.

Date

August 13 - 24, 2018

Time

9:00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.

Fee

$1,650

Study & Organizational Skills

Study and Organizational Skills

This course is designed to help students develop the study and organizational skills needed for academic success. Students will develop awareness of their own unique learning style and how they use this knowledge to engage as effective learners. Instructional time will be devoted to helping students improve and develop skills related to time management, note taking, test preparation, and organizational techniques in and out of the academic classroom. Students will be expected to complete a small amount of homework each night. Students who want to improve their learning habits both inside and outside of the classroom will find this course and its accompanying materials helpful.

*A 13% HST Tax is applicable to non-credit academic programs.

Candidates

Students entering Grades 7-11 in September 2018

Date

Session A: August 14 - 18, 2018
Session B:
August 20 - 24, 2018

Time

Sessions A & B: 1:00 - 4.00 p.m.

Fee

$430

Debating & Public Speaking

Debating and Public Speaking

This course is designed to help students improve their public speaking, writing and debating skills. Students will learn the important skills involved in successful public speaking, including effective brainstorming of topics, structuring a speech, delivery techniques, argumentation and rebuttal, and audience engagement. Topics covered will include impromptu speaking, persuasive speaking, and parliamentary debate (prepared and impromptu). Students will be asked to complete several small take home assignments, including a persuasive speech and a prepared parliamentary debate. Students who want to gain confidence when speaking in a classroom, or simply improve their public speaking skills will find this course and its accompanying materials helpful.

*A 13% HST Tax is applicable to non-credit academic programs.

Candidates

Students in Grades 7-10

Date

Session A: August 13-17, 2018
Session B: August 20-24, 2018

Time

9:00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.

Fee

$430

Essay Writing

Essay Writing

This course is geared towards developing successful essay-writing skills at the high school level. Instructional time will be devoted to different areas of essay-writing, such as research skills, thesis development, planning and organization, effective use of textual evidence, proper paragraphing, logical argumentation and the drafting process. The course will focus mainly on the research essay, the comparison and contrast essay, and the analytical essay. Students will be asked to complete several small take-home assignments, a formal essay, and a final in-class essay test. Students who want to improve their results on written assignments and develop their communication skills will find this course and its accompanying materials helpful.

Session A is recommended for students in Grades 9 - 12
Session B is recommended for students in Grades 7 - 9

*A 13% HST Tax is applicable to non-credit academic programs.

Candidates

Students who have finished Grade 8, 9, 10 or 11 in June 2018

Date

Session A: August 20 - 24, 2018
Session B: August 20 - 24, 2018

Time

Session A: 9:00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.
Session B: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Fee

$430

e.school@appleby

e.School@appleby

This course is offered exclusively to new Appleby students. Students will complete a Tablet Rollout Session with Appleby's IT Department while attending this course.

This enrichment class introduces new students to online Appleby technology, helping new students gain confidence in our e.school environment as well as learning organizational skills with various tools. The topics covered include the use of OneNote software which is widely used by many subjects during the regular school year, the SharePoint and the Outlook system to manage emails, timetable, appointments and daily tasks. Advanced tablet techniques as well as Excel, Word and PowerPoint will be introduced, depending on the level of individual student.

*A 13% HST Tax is applicable to non-credit academic programs.

 

Candidates

New Appleby College students

Date

Session A: August 13 - 17, 2018
Session B: August 13 - 17, 2018
Session C: August 20 - 24, 2018
Session D: August 20 - 24, 2018

Time

Session A: 9:00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.
Session B: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Session C: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Session D: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Fee

$430

Getting Hired

Getting Hired

This class is designed to guide and prepare students through the different phases of employment. The course will cover: how to write an effective and professional cover letter and resume, job search strategies including Social Media and LinkedIn, networking, job application best practices, different interview question methods, how to prepare for the interview and interview follow-up etiquette. Practice interviews throughout this course will help students feel more prepared and confident in their employment process. Students can expect 45 minutes of homework each night.

*A 13% HST Tax is applicable to non-credit academic programs.

 

Candidates

Students ages 14-18

Date

Sessions A & B: August 13 - August 24, 2018

Time

Session A: 9:00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.
Session B: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Fee

$430

Math 7/8 Review

Math 7/8 Review

This class is designed for students who will be entering Middle One (Grade 7) Middle Two (Grade 8) in September 2018. Students enrolled in this class will refresh their math knowledge and enhance their skills through a series of meaningful and fun activities designed by certified Ontario math teachers. Approximately 45 minutes of homework can be expected each night.

*A 13% HST Tax is applicable to non-credit academic programs.

 

Candidates

Students entering Grade 7 or 8 in September 2018

Date

August 20 - 24, 2018

Time

9:00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.

Fee

$430

Math 9/10 Review

Math 9/10 Review

This math enrichment course is designed for students who will be entering Upper One (Grade 9) or Upper Two (Grade 10) in September, 2018. Students will review important concepts and skills from the MPM8J (Grade 8 Math) course and work on a series of fun and meaningful activities that will help prepare them for the following school year, taught by certified Ontario math teachers. Approximately 45 minutes of homework can be expected each night.

*A 13% HST Tax is applicable to non-credit academic programs.

 

Candidates

Students entering Grade 9 or 10 in September 2018

Date

August 20 - 24, 2018

Time

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Fee

$430

Grade 10 Biology

Grade 10 Biology

This course will cover the Biology Unit of Ontario’s Grade 10 Science curriculum (SNC2D) and prepare students for Grade 11 Biology (SBI3U). In this hands-on course students will gain an understanding of the hierarchical organization of cells, from tissues, to organs, to systems in plants and animals. Students will investigate cell division, cell specialization, organs, and systems in animals and plants, using research and inquiry skills, including various laboratory techniques. The course will include review of medical and other technological developments related to biology, as well as an analysis of related societal and ethical implications.

*A 13% HST Tax is applicable to non-credit academic programs.

Candidates New Appleby students entering Grade 10 or returning Appleby students entering Grade 11 in September 2018
Date

August 20 - 24, 2018

Time

8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Fee

No charge

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