Graduation Assessment Days

The GRADUATION LITERACY ASSESSMENT (GLA) will be held at Richmond Secondary School on April 13-14.  All current Grade 10 students are registered to write the GLA 10 on these two days.  On our April Graduation Assessment Days we will follow an alternate bell schedule that will see all grade 8-9 classes with in-person instruction and with most grade 10-12 classes delivered remotely.  Here is the schedule:

8:30-9:35 Course A Course A                         (A1+A2)
9:45-10:50 Course B Course B                         (B1+B2)
10:50-11:55 LUNCH Course C/D
11:55 - 1:00 Course B Course B Repeated           (B1+B2)
1:10-2:15 Course A Course A Repeated           (A1+A2)
 On April 13-14, there will be a morning and afternoon sitting for the Graduation Literacy Assessment: 

     •  Students scheduled for the morning session (8:30-11:30) should arrive by 8:15 AM.
     •  Students scheduled for the afternoon session (12:00-3:00) should arrive by 11:45 AM.

Grade 10 students must check their assessment date and time and location on the posted schedules.  Schedules have been put up around the school and have also been posted on the Richmond - Gr 10 Students MS Teams group.


Literacy is the ability to critically analyze and make meaning from diverse texts and to communicate and express oneself in a variety of modes and for a variety of purposes in relevant contexts. 

Students will demonstrate their learning through two key tasks on the Grade 10 Graduation Literacy Assessment: Analyzing and Making Meaning from Texts (Comprehend) and Communicating Understanding of Texts/Making Personal Connections (Communicate). For example, in Part A, after responding to a number of texts related to the essential question, students will respond to a writing prompt, such as, “To what extent do humans have control over the natural world?” Students will be asked to communicate their depth of insight into, or understanding of, the topic. They will support their argument with reference to the texts in the section and may also draw upon their own experiences and knowledge

Find out more, including a sample GLA 10 Assessment at: