Diploma Course Information

Final Grade

Your final grade is made up of TWO components.

  1. 70% - school-based mark (cumulatively calculated)
  2. 30% - Alberta Diploma Exam

Diploma Exam Information

The best place to find updated information on the Alberta Diploma Exams is on the government website. There are specific booklets for each of the exams and exemplars from past exams. These booklets will describe the type of information required for the exam.


Diploma Course Sequence Changes

Early in the semester, teachers will have communication with families in relation to their course sequence recommendation. Alberta Education gives a date each semester by which all course sequence changes (i.e. ELA 30-1 to 30-2, Social Studies 30-1 to 30-2) must be completed. This published date will go home to families via a letter through ELA and Social Studies classes. Any course sequence changes after the published date will be confirmed with the Learning Leader, and Assistant Principal.


Diploma Practice

Quest A+ is an excellent tool students can access to practice Diploma style questions for 30 level courses. https://questaplus.alberta.ca/


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We were pleased to host Ministers Nicolaides and LaGrange at @BownessHighCBE today for the announcement of Apprenticeship Day in Alberta. Culinary student Evan provided a tour of the industrial kitchen at the school. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/8mNsyla2oV

RT @tuscany_cbe: Setting up our display at @yyCBEdu Education Centre which illustrates our journey of ahsokiniksii (to be wisely aware & to notice deeply) & ohkakiiyosit (when knowledge branches out). Ss created land-art to demonstrate their learning. #landbasedlearning @Indigenous_cbe @CbeArea1 https://t.co/OdJ4MvEXpg

There are no classes for CBE students on Friday, Sept. 23 because it’s a system-wide non-instructional day. Have a fun, safe long weekend! #WeAreCBE https://t.co/kJIWeVbOFn

RT @cranston_school: Grade threes are building their knowledge of the Holistic Lifelong Learning Framework! #wearecbe @Indigenous_cbe https://t.co/2U2iaLHG4c

RT @CPCobras: Oki O’ko! Today is the first day of autumn, also known as the fall equinox. The sun and moon will share the sky equally today. What are some signs that nature provides us to signal the change in season? #okioko #WeAreCBE https://t.co/S5pEvaGAa8