Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)

A diploma granted to secondary school graduates in Ontario

Vanguard High School offers OSSD programs. Students who complete Ontario High School courses will get the diploma, and can also apply to any Canadian and International Universities.


Students need to earn 30 secondary school credits including 18 compulsory credits, 12 optional credits and 40 hours community involvement.

Compulsory credits:

4 credits in English (1 credit per grade)

3 credits in Mathematics (1 credit in Grade 11 or 12)

2 credits in Science

1 credit in Canadian History

1 credit in Canadian Geography

1 credit in the Arts

1 credit in Health and Physical Education

1 credit in French as a Second Language

0.5 credit in Career Studies

0.5 credit in Civics

Plus 3 credits 3 groups of courses

Language Training

International students usually face challenges regarding to languages. In order to tackle these challenges, Vanguard High School offers comprehensive language training classes delivered by top-tier instructors, which are small or one-on-one VIP classes for IELTS, ESL and TOEFL.

English as a Second Language Courses (ESL)

Adult Students

Great Improvement

English is vital to the study and life of international students. In order to help students improve their English proficiency and better adapt to Canadian study and life, the school provides students with personalized English teaching programs. By understanding students' English proficiency, the school will develop an English training plan that is most suitable for students.



Guarantee for University Application

IELTS and TOEFL scores are required for many college applications. Vanguard also provides students with targeted TOEFL and IELTS training courses. The teachers are the former examiners of TOEFL IELTS. This greatly helps students to be invincible in university applications.

Students During Break

International Schools Partnership

Let’s Learn Together

After-school Tutoring

In order to help students who are struggling with their study, we offer after school tutoring programs for high school students seeking specific subject help.


Grade 11 Functions (MCR3U), Grade 12 Advanced Functions (MHF4U), Grade 12 Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U), Grade 12 Data Management (MDM4U), etc.


Grade 11 and 12 Physics (SPH), Grade 11 and 12 Chemistry (SCH), Grade 11 and Grade 12 Biology (SBI), etc.


Grade 11 and Grade 12 English


International Business, Leadership