A successful student demonstrates:
- a desire to learn in a single gender setting
- a willingness to be actively engaged in a learning environment that focuses on the the academic, physical, emotional and social needs of boys
- a willingness to take risks in their learning
- a desire to understand themselves as a learner
Characteristics of the All Boys Program
- Builds on boys’ strengths to create an optimistic culture and an encouraging learning environment where boys achieve their personal best
- Fostering self-confidence as boys understand how to be a resilient learner and critical thinker
- Daily Physical Education Program, instructed by a K-6 Physical Education specialist
- Development of leadership characteristics through authentic contribution to the school community
- The natural curiosity of the male learner is leveraged through intentional task design
- Enriching their learning and the curriculum through the use of residencies, exploration of community resources and off campus experiences that make the connections authentic for boys
- A school comunity that recognizes the necessity for classroom environments that support male learners (movement breaks, tall desks, alternative seating, asistive tools)
- Alberta Programs of Study through an instructional approach that best meets the learning needs of boys
- Infusion of technology to support the demonstration of learning
How to Register
- Registration for 2020-21 begins January 2020
- Refer to designated school’s website for parent information session. Attend parent information session and/or view informational presentation.
- Complete registration package and take to designated school.
- Packages will be accepted starting Jan. 20, 2020.
- Packages must be received by Feb. 11, 2020.
For families that are new to the CBE and not Canadian citizens, please note you must first attend the Kingsland Reception Centre for an initial assessment prior to registering for an Alternative Program.
Please see Transportation for Alternative Programs for important information. Parents will want to carefully consider the transportation services to and from the alternative program they want to enrol their child in.