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The Learning Resource Centre

Location: Room 101

Hours: all day between 8:00 AM in the morning until 3:45 PM after school Monday to Thursday.

Introduction

The Learning Resource Centre is open to provide some learning assistance to students at Sir Winston Churchill Senior High School. All students are welcome to drop in for extra help during school operating hours.

Academic assistance is provided by the school's strategic learning or resource teachers. Voluntary peer tutors, community volunteers and teaching assistants may also be available to provide assistance to students in some of their core courses. Computer, encyclopedia, and diploma examination preparation resources are also available to students. In addition, there is a bank of 12 computers at student disposal at all times of the school day.

Some of Churchill’s most successful students take regular advantage of the resources in the centre as part of their study routine! 

Courses

The Learning Centre offers credit classes as well.  The Learning Strategies course is offered to students with diagnosed learning needs.  The purpose of the course is to support students in their other subjects while teaching them strategies that they can apply to those classes.  Some of the skill areas covered throughout the year are:

  • self-advocacy
  • attention and concentration in the learning process
  • how memory works
  • organizing materials
  • time management
  • reading skills
  • writing skillstest preparation

For more information about our courses, please click here or the side link above.

Who can use the learning center?

It's important to understand that ANYONE CAN USE THE LEARNING CENTER. Some of Churchill’s most successful students take regular advantage of the resources in the centre as part of their study routine. For those with learning challenges, the use of the resources in the learning center should be an integral part of a successful learning strategy.