Summer School

The Western Québec School Board will offer classes over the summer of 2022 for students who have a failing mark in a course from the 2021-2022 school year or would like to improve their mark in a subject.


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General information

Location:

Most summer classes take place at Philemon Wright High School, at 80 boul. Daniel Johnson, Gatineau (QC) J8Z 1S3.

However, some summer classes can be offered at Golden Valley, Noranda, G. Théberge, and Maniwaki Woodland Schools, as well as at Pontiac and St. Michael’s High Schools. Contact these schools for more information.

Principal:

Betsy Murphy, the Summer School Principal, can be contacted by email at summerschool@wqsb.qc.ca or by phone at 819-776-3158 ext. 439463.

Registrations

In-person registration dates:

For grades 7-8-9-10 English, French and Math tutorials, as well as exams that are not MINISTRY, registrations will take place:

  • Tuesday, June 28: 4 to 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 29: 4 to 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 30: 10a.m. to 4 p.m.

In-person registration for all ministry course tutorials and exam re-writes:

These ministry exams are graduation requirements:

  • Grade 10 History, Math & Science
  • Grade 11 English & French

Registrations will take place:

  • Wednesday, July 6th: 3 to 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 7th: 3 to 6 p.m.

Note: Those who are interested in a tutorial at a different location, check with your school for information: Golden Valley, Noranda, G. Théberge, Maniwaki Woodland, Pontiac High and St. Michael’s High Schools.

Fees

Please refer to the following WQSB document for information on the payment process for a student’s summer school fees.

Tutorials offered at Philemon Wright Summer School

The following tutorials will be offered at Philemon Wright High School on the dates & times indicated. 

Tutorials are open to all students who have a failing mark in a course from the 2021-2022 school year or would like to improve their mark in a subject. Please note that are under-subscribed may be cancelled.

Subject/Tutorial Dates Time Exam
Grade 7/8/9 Mathematics
$250
July 4 – 8 (mornings only) Tutorial 20 hours 9:00 am – 1:00 pm July 11th 1pm-3 pm (C1 exam) Gr 7/8 July 12th 9am– 12pm (C2 exam) Gr 7/8 July 11th 9-12 p.m. (C2 Exam) Gr 9
July 12th 1pm– 3pm (C1 Exam) Gr 9
Grade 10 History 585-404 $300 July 11 – 22 (afternoons only) Tutorial 30 hours 1 – 4 p.m. Assessments integrated throughout tutorial!
Grade 10 Science 557-416
$250
July 25 – July28 (afternoons only) Tutorial 12 hours 1:30 -4:30 pm Lab Exam: July 28th 3-4 p.m.
Theory Exam: July 29th 9:00am – 12:00pm
Grade 10 Mathematics CST option 563-414
$250
July 20, 21, 22, 25 + 27 (5 mornings only)
*July 26 C1 exam*
Tutorial 20 hours 9:00am – 1:00 pm C1 Exam-July 26th 9-12 p.m.

C2 Exam-July 28th 9:00am – 12:00pm
Grade 10 Mathematics Science option 565-426
$250
July 20 – 27 (5 mornings only)
*July 26 C1 exam*
Tutorial 20 hours 9:00am – 1:00 pm C1 Exam: July 26th 9-12 p.m.

C2 Exam: July 28th 9:00am – 12:00pm
French Grade 7/8/9
$300
July 11 – 22 (mornings only) Tutorial 30 hours 9:00 am – 12:00 pm July 21ST 1:00–3:00 pm July 22ND 1:00–3:00pm *Interaction: Individual slots will be given*
French Grade 10
$300
July 11 – 22 (mornings only) Tutorial 30 hours 1-4 pm July 25th 1-3 p.m. July 26th 1-3 p.m. *Interaction: Individual slots will be given*
French Grade. 11
$300
July 18 – 29 (afternoons only) Tutorial 30 hours 1-4 pm July 22ND 9-12 p.m. Oral/Written Comprehension August 1st 9-12 p.m. Written Production
*Interaction: Individual slots will be given*
English Grade 7-8
$220
July 4-8 (afternoons only) Tutorial 12.5 hours 1:30-4 pm ExamJuly 13th 1 – 4 pm
Exam July 14th 1 – 4 pm
English Grade 9-10
$220
July 11-15 (mornings only) Tutorial 12.5 hours 9:00 am – 12:00 pm ExamJuly 18th 9–12 pm
Exam July 19th 9–12 pm
English Grade 11
$220
July 18-22 (mornings only) Tutorial 12.5 hours 9:30am-12:00pm Monday, July 25: 9-12 pm
Tuesday, July 26: 9-12 pm
Wednesday, July 27: 9-12 pm

Summer tutorials and exam re-write fees

Exam Type Fee
Ministry Re-Write Final Examination

Ministry Exams:

Sec 4/Gr 10 Math
Sec 4/Gr 10 History
Sec 4/Gr 10 Science
Sec 5/Gr 11 English
Sec 5/Gr 11 French

$0.00

***If a student has passed a required certification course & wants to improve his/her mark in that course there is a $50 fee.
Re-Write Final Examination All other exams $100.00 per exam

Re-write final examinations

In addition to these summer school tutorials, there will be re-write final examinations for the following subjects. These re-write exams will be available to students who did not pass the course or who wish to upgrade their final mark.

  • Grade 10: Science Options (Science & the Environment)
  • Grade 11: English, French, Math, Chemistry 504 & Physics 504 

To qualify for a re-write final examination, the student must have previously taken the course.

These re-write final exams are scheduled from July 22 to August 1, 2022.  An exam schedule is posted on this webpage showing what re-write exams are being offered, the dates and times of each re-write exam; upon registration, you will also receive the schedule. Until then, please refer back to this webpage or contact the summer school principal at summerschool@wqsb.qc.ca.

Expected dates to receive the final June 2022 marks in a course

Grade 10 Math and Science as well as Grade 11 English and French have Ministry of Education (MEES) uniform final exams in June. School marks for these courses are moderated by the Ministry of Education, the final mark in these courses is determined by the Ministry, NOT by the particular school.  Consequently, the final June mark in these courses is NOT given on the final school report. Instead, the final mark for these courses is given on the Ministry of Education Statement of Marks, which you should receive by mail during the first week of July.

The school regulates all courses other than those mentioned above. The final mark for these courses appears on the final school June report card, which will be available on the portal in late June.  Thus, some students may have to register for a summer course before they know if they need to take it.  Students and parents can call or come in to summer school to inquire about marks if you have not received your transcript. If a student registers for a summer course, then finds out from either the school report or the Ministry of Education report that it is not necessary, there will be a full refund.

Ministry requirements for graduation

Students must accumulate 54 credits, 20 of which must be at the Secondary V level. The compulsory credits are:

  • Secondary 5/Grade 11 English (6 credits)
  • Secondary 5/ Grade 11 French (4 credits)
  • Secondary 4/Grade 10 Mathematics (4 credits or 6 credits)
  • Secondary 4/ Grade 10 Science and Technology (4 credits) or Applied Science and Technology (6 credits)
  • Secondary 4/ Grade 10 History of Quebec and Canada (4 credits)
  • Secondary 4/Grade 10 Arts Education (2 credits)
  • Secondary 5/ Grade 11 Ethics and Religious Culture or Physical Education and Health (2 credits)