Find Your Direction

Welcome to West End Alternative Secondary School. We are a small school offering themed courses, in addition to most compulsory courses. Whether you are looking for a change for a semester or right until graduation, we might be the place for you.  We offer college and university courses at the senior level.  Our caring staff full of expertise help make your day at school more enjoyable. We also have a full-time child and youth counselor as well as a snack and lunch program.

Registration happens at the beginning of each semester (September and January) so don't hesitate to contact us to make an appointment or if you have any questions.  Click on the Registration tab in the menu for more info.

Elective Courses for September 2019

The following courses are in addition to our Grade 10-12 compulsory courses:

  • AWQ 2/3/4                  Digital Photography
  • AWI 3/4                       Fashion & Sewing & Textile Arts
  • AVI 2/3/4                    Visual Arts
  • IDC 3O/4O                   Interdisciplinary Studies: Art of Living
  • HSP 3C/U                     Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology & Sociology
  • HZB 3M/ HZT 4U          Philosphy: The Big Questions
  • HRF 3O/ HRT 3M         World Religions and Belief Traditions in Daily Life
  • HFC 3M/ HFA 4U          Food & Nutrition
  • CHW 3M/ CHM 4E        World History
  • CLU 3E/M                    Introduction to Canadian Law
  • COOP                          Cooperative Education (2 credits)
  • NAC 1O                       Expressions of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Cultures
  • PAF 2/3/4O                 Personal Fitness