Q1: How is Wells Academy different from other schools?
A: Wells Academy helps students achieve their full potential and admitted by universities. Besides the high school courses, we offer enrichment programs like Public Speaking, Writing and French.
Q2: What is the daily schedule at Wells Academy?
A: The regular school day is broken down into three 2.5- hour classes: the morning class is from 9:00 to 11:40 am and the afternoon classes are from 12:30 to 3:10, and 3:20-6:00. There will be a 10-minute break in each of the 2.5-hour classes. Students may enroll in courses at Wells Academy at any time in the school year. In the secondary program, Wells Academy will provide at least 110 hours instructional time in each course.
The following is an example of a full-time international student’s weekly timetable:
Q3: What is the difference between a Regular Program and VIP Program to the Top University?
A: 1. VIP Program to the Top University will ensure acceptance by one of the Top universities(The University of Toronto; Western University; The University of British Columbia; McMaster University; University of Waterloo；Queen's University；McGill University)
2. Tuition Fee difference: VIP Program to the Top University $35,000/year; Regular Program $18,000/year. Maximum 8 credits per year.
3. Education difference: VIP Program to the Top University: IELTS or TOEFL after-school private tutoring is included in the fee. Regular Program：IELTS or TOEFL after-school private tutor involve an additional fee
3.Set up goals: VIP Program to the top universities: students will set up a target score before each course begins. If the student cannot reach the target, Wells Academy will start the after-school support plan to help the student to reach the target score. Students in the Regular Program may apply for after-school support, but there will be an extra charge.
Q4: How many courses may a full-time student take in one school year?
A: Typically, students take up to 8 credit courses per year.
Q5: What are the minimum Ontario High School Graduation requirements?
A: To receive the Ontario Secondary School Diploma students must earn 30 high school credits, perform 40 community hours, and pass the Grade 10 Literacy Test. Students who do not pass the Grade 10 Literacy test are required to pass the Ontario Secondary School literacy Course (OLC4O)
Q6: What is Wells Academy’s recommended course sequence?
Courses prepare students to meet the requirements for admission to the university. We will recommend a program that keeps opening our students’ options for their desired university program. For example, the following would be suitable for admission to a broad range of university programs:
Q7： How many credits can be transferred for international students?