Programs and Services available at FW Johnson

 

A Reputation of Excellence with Fortitude, Wisdom, and Justice

F.W. Johnson Collegiate is located in and serves the eastern communities of Regina. It offers a regular Grade 9 to 12 high school curriculum. Our school enrolment is currently over 575. F.W. Johnson Collegiate offers a range of extra-curricular opportunities, in addition to its curricular offerings, to promote student involvement and growth. In addition to our values of fortitude, wisdom, and justice, F.W. Johnson Collegiate embraces the Shared Values of the Regina Public Schools - I Belong. I Want to Know. I Respect. I am Responsible.

 

Taken together, our mission statement and our values identify what we stand for as a school.

 

School Programs and Services

The staff of F.W. Johnson Collegiate recognizes the importance of examining diversity issues, ethnic considerations and inclusive practices with regard to our students as well as the greater community. Instruction and School Services personnel share responsibility in supporting the strategic plan of Johnson Collegiate. Students enrolled at Johnson Collegiate do and will have a variety of curricular options to consider. Inquiry based learning, Campus Regina Public offerings, as well as regular and modified credits, are available. We offer and will continue to offer the array of supports, services, and programs available in all Regina Public Schools - Learning Resource, Educational Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Guidance Counselor, and school based Instructional Consultants. Our Elder in Residence Program, Program Specialists, School Resource Officer and Public Health Nurse also serve to provide their expertise to the school community.

  

F.W. Johnson Collegiate offers an array of courses to meet the requirements of a Saskatchewan High School Diploma. Our compulsory subjects combine with a range of electives to allow students to explore their interests. To support the success of each student, teachers make the necessary adjustments to accommodate varied learning needs. We believe that a collaborative approach is necessary if we are to be successful - teachers working collaboratively with other teachers, with students, and with parents.

 

F.W. Johnson Collegiate promotes high academic achievement and the pursuit of life-long learning within a safe and caring environment. We continually strive to improve academic standings through the establishment of yearly goals developed by the staff and in consultation with our School Community Council. Students at Johnson enroll in up to five classes each semester. Each day is divided into 61 minute instructional periods and a 15 minute Student Advisory (JAG).

 F.W. Johnson Collegiate offers the following specialized programs and services:

 

English as an Additional Language Program

 

The EAL program is a program to support students who have a first language other than English. F. W. Johnson Collegiate has 3.5 teachers assigned to support over 70 EAL learners. Students receive instruction and support in all curricular areas through the EAL room. As well, the EAL teachers support classroom teachers in making the necessary classroom accommodations for student success.

 

 Learning Resource Program

 

F. W. Johnson Collegiate is assigned 2.0 Learning Resource Teachers. The Learning Resource Teachers provide consultative and direct service to students. They collaboratively complete Intensive Needs forms, develop Inclusion and Intervention Plans, develop Records of Adaptations, support teachers in making adaptations, monitor students’ progress, provide tutorial services, as well as providing consultative services.

 

 Vocational Alternative Program

 

The Vocational Alternative Program is a congregated program for students who require specialized academic and social supports. The goal is develop life skills that promote student independence as they complete their high school experience.

 

 

Supportive Environment Program

 

The Supportive Environment Program is a school division offering for students who require specialized social supports. The goal is to develop life skills while following regular Grade 9 to 12 curricula.

 

 Modified Programming

 

This programming addresses the needs of students who follow the 11/21/31 curriculum stream within a regular classroom setting. Teacher support is available to ensure academic success.

 

Transition Room Program

 Credit completion, credit recovery, individualized programming, and module based programming are options provided through the Transition Room.