Final Exam & Diploma Exam Schedule + Practice Questions & Study Links and Tips!

EXAM WEEK: Diploma Exam Schedule, Diploma Practice Questions & Resources and Exam Writing Tips!!!

Be Informed & Be Prepared!

  • Part A Diplomas: June 13th to June 18th 
  • Part B Diplomas: June 19th to June 28th 
  • PAT Exams: June 22nd to June 27th 
    • June 21st is Aboriginal Peoples Awareness Day. Join us and Elder Loretta Parenteau-English for Mass at 9:30am. Loretta will be giving the Homily during our Mass that is led by Fr. Leo. 


Last day of classes for Sr. High is June 21st and for Jr. High is June 22nd. Below is the June exam schedule as well as a large amount of study questions and tips! Some non-diploma exams may be set at different times than indicated below by the teacher of that course and this will have been communicated to your child; if you have questions in regards to an exam date or need information on study and review materials please email your childs teacher directly by clicking this link: STAFF E-MAIL LINK


Date                                       Time                                                    Course                  

June 13                                  9:00am – 12:00pm                              English 30-1, English 30-2 Part A

June 14                                  9:00am – 12:00pm                              Social 30-1, Part A

                                                9:00am- 11:30 am                              Social 30-2 Part A

June 18                                  9:00am – 12:00pm                              French Language Arts 30-1 Part A

June 19                                  9:00am – 12:00pm                              French Language Arts 30 -1 Part B                  

June 20                                  9:00am – 12:00pm                              English Language Arts 30-1 Part B

                                                                                                           English Language Arts 30-2 Part B        

                                               12:30pm – 3:30 pm                             *English 10-1.10-2, 20-1, 20-2

June 22                                  9:00am – 11:30 am                              Social Studies 30-1 Part B

                                                                                                            Social Studies 30-2 Part B

                                                9:00am – 12:00pm                              Grade 9 Science P.A.T.

                                                9:00am -12:00pm                                Grade 9 K&E Science P.A.T.

                                                9:00am - 12:00pm                               *Social Studies 10-1, 10-2, 20-1, 20-2

June 25                               9 :00am - 12:00pm                               Math 30-1, Math 30-2

                                                9:00am – 12:10pm                             Grade 9 Social P.A.T.

                                                9:00am - 12:00pm                              Grade 9 K&E Social P.A.T.

                                                12:30pm – 3:30pm                              *Math 10c, Math 20-1, Math 20-2

June 26                                  9:00am – 12:00pm                              Chemistry 30

                                                9:00am – 12:00pm                              Chemistry 20

                                                9:00am – 12:00pm                              Grade 9 English & Grade 9 K & E English P.A.T. Part B

June 27                                  9:00am – 12:00pm                               Biology 30

                                                9:00am – 12:00pm                              Biology 20

                                                9:00am – 11:20am                              Grade 9 Math P.A.T. Part B

                                                9:00am - 12:00pm                               Grade 9 K&E Math P.A.T. 

                                                12:20pm-1:30pm                                 Grade 9 Math P.A.T. Part A

                                                12:20pm                                              Grade 9 Math K&E P.A.T. Part A 

June 28                                  9:00am – 12:00pm                               Physics 30

                                                9:00am – 12:00pm                              Physics 20 

                                                1:00pm- 4:00pm                                  Science 30

                     1:00 pm -4:00pm                                 *Science 10, Science 20

****        These exams may not be written in the gym or on these dates please check with your teacher.     

                All diploma exams must be written at these scheduled times and dates.

                If there is a conflict with examination dates for students, they are to arrange alternate writing dates with their teachers. 


Diploma Exam Schedule (Scroll down to page 8 for the June 2018 Schedule): CLICK HERE

Diploma Exam Practice Questions, Exemplars, Released Materials and Examples of Standards for Students' Writing for each subject's diploma exam: CLICK HERE

On-Line Diploma & PAT Practice Questions (Quest A+): CLICK HERE    (To view this resource your CPU must have Adobe Flash Player version 11.1.0 or greater installed )

Subject Specific Diploma Exam Preparation Guides:

* NEW THIS YEAR : Math 30-1 and Math 30-2 Written Response Information: CLICK HERE

Provincial Exam (PAT’s) Practice Questions:

English Language Arts (9) - Provincial Assessments – Documents

Released Practice Exams:


Mathematics (9) - Provincial Assessments – Documents

Released Practice Exams:




Science (9) - Provincial Assessments – Documents

Released Practice Exams:


Social Studies (9) - Provincial Assessments – Documents

Released Practrice Exams:



Thank you to School Council for donating funds in order to purchase snacks, fruit, water and milk that is available on exam days to all students writing exams.


*Diploma Exam On-Line Prep Sessions

*Castle Rock Research Diploma Study Workbooks:

*Please note: "Rock the Diploma & Castle Rock Research are not Alberta Education resources. St. Joseph's and Grande Prairie Catholic Schools are not promoting the services and/or products they provide but are providing information as families have inquired about additional resources that are avaiblle for Diploma Preparation.

Many free resources from this service can also be found at It should be noted that working closely with your St. Joseph classroom teacher continues to be be vital as the Diploma Exams approach and is our #1 recommended strategy to prepare for Diploma Exams.

For more inforamtion on Diploma Exam writing stop by our Student Services office and speak to Mrs. Martin.