Banting and Beyond
GUIDANCE @ Banting
Peter Henderson (A-K)
613 591 7678 (Ext. 2017)
Jo-Anne Schroeder (L-Z)
613-591-7678 (Ext. 2010)
Welcome to Banting's Guidance Website!
SCROLL DOWN to find lots of info on academic planning, career exploration , and wellness supports.
To request an appointment to see your Guidance Counsellor please send an email or use the link below.
IF YOU ARE IN CRISIS, PLEASE REACH OUT 24/7 TO:
DIVERSITY & EQUITY MEETINGS
LET YOUR GUIDANCE COUNSELLOR KNOW IF YOU ARE INTERESTED!
ACADEMIC PLANNING AND CAREER EXPLORATION
PLEASE NOTE: 2022 Grads are EXEMPT from the Literacy Requirement & only need 20 HOURS of Community Service Link to Community Service Form
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL PLANNING
Important to do your research!! Check Career Info Websites Below. Also Lots of Info in Guidance Area. Visit Campuses, & Attend info Sessions.
Talk to Counsellors, Teachers, Parents, Friends, Recruiters and others.
We have Career Interest Inventories that can help you understand what careers might suit you.
USE XELLO FOR CAREER EXPLORATION AND INTEREST ASSESSMENT
Access XELLO Through OCDSB Student Portal (See Link Below) Go To 7-12 Specific Link and then Click on Xello Icon
LINKS TO OTTAWA PUBLIC POST-SECONDARY SCHOOLS
APPLYING TO POST- SECONDARY
To Apply for College you generally need ENG4C plus any other program course prerequisites. Check the program website for details.
For College Applications, you will need a valid mail account and your OEN number (on school report card or get from your teacher)
To Apply to University, you will generally need ENG4U plus 5 other Grade 12 U/M courses. These other five may need to include Grade 12 Math Courses or Grade 12 Science courses depending on the faculty you wish to apply for. Check the program websites.
IMPORTANT: For University Applications, you will need your OUAC PIN from your Guidance Counsellor
HOW TO PAY POST-SECONDARY BILLS ?
Check out the links below - Many awards and scholarships go unclaimed because of a lack of applications! - Apply!
Reach out to the Financial Aid office of your chosen post-secondary school
Also contact your Guidance Counsellor for school awards and community based awards
LEARNING SUPPORT AT OTTAWA POST-SECONDARY SCHOOLS
If you are applying to college or university and have an IEP, please see your Guidance Counsellor
See links below for Supports at Algonquin College, Carleton University, and University of Ottawa
COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS SUPPORTS
Specifically for Parents and Caregivers: