Course Selection for the 2022-23 school year
Course Selection for the 2022/2023 school year is now enabled in myBlueprint and will close on Wednesday, March 9. Book an appointment with your guidance counsellor should you require assistance with course selection. You can view the classroom presentation below.
Students/Parents should review the graduation requirements each year to ensure that their child is on track and have met the necessary requirements. Download the Graduation Requirements PDF
Notre Dame Course Offerings
Check out course descriptions, and pre-requisites for each grade at Notre Dame. See course selection guide for selecting courses in myblueprint.
Opt-out of Mandatory E-learning Courses
As part of this mandate, parents and guardians of students currently in Grades 8-10 may choose to opt-out of the mandatory e-learning courses required for graduation from secondary school.
If you have a child currently enrolled in Grades 9-10 at our school, and would like to opt them out of mandatory e-learning courses in secondary school, please complete the opt-out form below and return it to school by Wednesday, April 20th.
All signed copies must be printed and returned in hard copy to the school. Digital copies of the signed form will NOT be accepted.
If you choose to opt your child out of e-learning, you can always opt back in at a later time.
NOTE: If you do not wish to opt-out of mandatory e-learning courses, you do not need to complete this form.
Additional Course Information
Course selections must be made through myBlueprint. myBlueprint will help each student plan their education and make the most informed decisions about their future. myBlueprint has many valuable tools from a pathway planner to job prospects search and so much more!
New students are asked to see their counsellor to set up their accounts.
Understanding Course Codes
The first five characters of the course code indicate the subject, grade level, and course type. They are based on the Common Course Codes used in all secondary schools in Ontario.
How to Decipher a Course Code (example: ENG2D1)
|The first three characters of the course code (ENG in this example) refers to the name of the course. ENG2D1 is English.||The fourth character (2 in this example) refers to the grade of the course.1 = grade 9
2 = grade 10
3 = grade 11
4 = grade 12EX. ENG2D1 is a grade 10 course.
|The fifth character (D in this example) refers to the type of course.P = applied
D = academic
O = open
L = locally developed
C = college
M = university / college
U = university
E = workplaceENG2D1 is an academic course.
|The sixth character (1 in this example) is for internal use by the school.|
Course Types in More Detail
|9, 10||O = open
L = locally developed
P = applied
D = academic
|11, 12||O = open
E = workplace preparation
C = college preparation
M = university / college preparation
U = university preparation
- Universities offer degree and honour degree programs.
- Colleges offer certificate, diploma advanced diploma and degree programs.
- All degree programs require ENG4U and 5 other 4U or 4M credits (including the prerequisites for that program).
- Use OUInfo and myBlueprint to check University program prerequisites. http://www.ontariouniversitiesinfo.ca
- Use OCAS and myBlueprint to check College program prerequisites. http://www.ontariocolleges.ca/home