Pursuit of Excellence Program

The Pursuit of Excellence Team

Ms. Shannon Tong, Ms. Vickie Milne, Ms. Erin McAvoy, & Ms. Patrice Heppell

Program Information

The Pursuit of Excellence Program (PEP) at Claremont strives to challenge your child to reach his or her maximum potential.

PEP is designed to allow students to set their own level of aspiration and expand their skills for a more effective transition both into high school and onwards. The core components of PEP are:

    • Becoming an effective student

    • Mastering public speaking skills

    • Developing citizenship and leadership skills

    • Specializing in pathways of choice

    • Preparing for post secondary (scholarships, applications, life after high school)

    • Completing the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Program (www.dukeofed.org)

PEP Parent Presentation

Parent Information Slide Show

Duke of Edinburgh Award

Compass Navigation Map - Free photo on Pixabay

"Not all those who wander are lost" J.R.R. Tolkien


Pursuit of Excellence 11 and 12 students begin to focus on a pathway of their choice. Pathways include:

  • Architecture

  • Business

  • Education

  • Engineering

  • English

  • Fine Arts

  • Food Studies and Nutrition

  • Institute for Global Solutions

  • Information Technology

  • Interior Design

  • Humanities

  • Law

  • Mathematics

  • Media Studies

  • Medical Sciences

  • Modern Languages

  • Physical Education

  • Science

  • Social Studies

  • Technology Education