Science and technology

ENGLISH AND FRENCH SECTORS

We offer thorough preparation to students who want to pursue higher education in the sciences.  Our approach combines information research and experiments with theory.  We work to help students develop:

  • A scientific method and rigorous reasoning;
  • Critical thinking;
  • An environmental conscience;
  • A sense of wonder and a taste for discovery.

Knowledge is developed in many compulsory science and technology courses from Secondary 1 to 4, as well as in optional courses: 

  • Environmental Science, secondary 4
  • Physics and Chemistry, secondary 5

OPTIONS

Environmental Science (sec.4)

This course includes the study of concepts, laboratory work and learning situations tied to four major areas: the material world, the living world, the earth and space and the technological world.  It is designed to help students develop scientific and technological literacy. This course is supplementary to the basic science course, compulsory for all students.  In addition to enabling students to expand on certain basic concepts, it also stresses more detailed scientific and technological knowledge focussed on environmental issues.

PHYSICS (sec. 5)

Physics explores, among other things, the basic components of the universe, their interactions, their forces and their effects. It aims to explain various phenomena and the laws which regulate them. It develops formal models to describe and predict how systems will evolve. The course includes rigorous use of mathematical techniques. Students make continuous comparisons between theory and reality. 

CHEMISTRY (sec. 5)

This course consolidates and expands on the students’ scientific training and is an essential requirement for many pre-university or technical programs offered at the college level.  Unlike the other science courses taken by students, this is a monodisciplinary course that concentrates on the material world. The compulsory concepts to be taught in chemistry are organized into 4 general areas: gases, energy changes, reaction rates and chemical equilibrium.

ADMISSION PROCEDURE FOR NEW STUDENTS

1

Visit the school
during an open house

Come visit Villa Maria and discover the rich and diversified services we offer our students. You will have the opportunity to visit our classrooms, interactive classroom, science labs, multimedia centre, library, sports facilities and performance halls.

French Sector :

Saturday, September 14, 2019, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

English Sector :

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

2

Take part
in our entrance exams

Your child will be given the following tests: mathematics, composition in English and French, as well as an English or French reading comprenhension test, depending on the sector she/he registered for.

French Sector :

Saturday, September 28, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. (Secondary 1 to 5)

Sunday, September 29, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. (Secondary 1 only)

English Sector :

Saturday, October 5, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. (Secondary 1 to 5)

Sunday, October 6, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. (Secondary 1 only)

3

Complete your
registration

After being accepted to Villa Maria College, you must send us your registration form and pay the admission fees. Please send us the form and payment according to the instructions outlined in your child’s letter of admission to the school.

Come visit Villa Maria and discover the rich and diversified services we offer our students. You will have the opportunity to visit our classrooms, interactive classroom, science labs, multimedia centre, library, sports facilities and performance halls.

French Sector :

Saturday, September 14, 2019, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

English Sector :

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Your child will be given the following tests: mathematics, composition in English and French, as well as an English or French reading comprenhension test, depending on the sector she/he registered for.

French Sector :

Saturday, September 28, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. (Secondary 1 to 5)

Sunday, September 29, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. (Secondary 1 only)

English Sector :

Saturday, October 5, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. (Secondary 1 to 5)

Sunday, October 6, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. (Secondary 1 only)

After being accepted to Villa Maria College, you must send us your registration form and pay the admission fees. Please send us the form and payment according to the instructions outlined in your child’s letter of admission to the school.

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