Semester 1: Final Exams
Posted on 01/08/2024
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Semester 1: Final Exams

The end of Semester 1 is approaching quickly! Students and staff are busy wrapping up regular assessments and content, and many courses at GVC also require students to complete a final exam.

Most exams take place during the designated Exam Period but some (such as Provincial Exams) are scheduled earlier in January to align with provincial requirements.


Exams outside of the GVC Exam Schedule:

Tuesday, January 9th
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Grade 12 English

Tuesday, January 23rd
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Grade 12 Applied Math

Wednesday, January 24th
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Grade 12 Essential Math

Thursday, January 25th
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Grade 12 Pre-Calculus


Our regular exam period will take place from Tuesday, January 30th - Thursday, February 1st. Students who have more than one exam taking place at one time will complete their conflicting exam during the "Exam Conflict" slot on the morning of February 1st. 

GVC Regular Exam Schedule:

Tuesday, January 30th

8:30 am – 11:30 am

Grade 9 – 11 English

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Grade 9 Science

Grade 10 Geography

Grade 11 Chemistry

Grade 12 Chemistry

Grade 11 Biology

Grade 12 Biology

Grade 11 Physics

Wednesday, January 31st

8:30 am – 11:30 am

Grade 9 – 11 Math

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Grade 10 Science

Grade 11 History

Thursday, February 1st

8:30 am – 11:30 am

Exam Conflicts


While exams can be a stressful time, your teachers, EAs, Resource Teachers and Guidance Counsellors are here to support you! We encourage you to reach out for help if you find yourself feeling overwhelmed.

Our Guidance Team has also created resources for our January Mental Health Theme: Dealing with Academic Stress. Stay tuned to see these resources as they become available!