Have you previously applied to RCOA for any of your children?
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There are two ways to School at Home in BC. Please read the following definitions carefully as you choose the type that is best for you:
Parents facilitate their children’s learning with the support and professional guidance of a BC certified teacher. Families are welcome to use Faith-based curriculum. Children enrolled with RCOA are part of a school community that offers weekly K - 7 Community Classes, K – 7 Partners in Education (PIE), and a Curriculum & Program Activities Budget that covers needed curriculum and school related resources. Children in grades 8 -12 (High School) are invited to participate in a variety of Face to Face (F2F) opportunities. Below are some questions to guide you in determining if DL is right for you:
If so, then Distributed Learning (DL) Enrolment is for you!
* Please Note – If your School of Record (SOR) is another school, and you are in grades 10-12 but you wish to take just a few courses with RCOA, then this is also DL, but called Cross Enrolment (DL)
Although it is our goal to be the primary support system for our DL families we highly recommend that you also join the following organizations:
Your local Homeschool Support group, the BC Home Learners Association, which has made it their goal to promote and protect the freedoms of Homeschoolers in BC and Home School Legal Defence the national voice of home education. Please take the time to visit their websites and prayerfully consider membership.
The Ministry of Education allows students in grade 10 – 12 to take courses at more than one school.
If so, then Cross Enrolment (XE) is for you!
Parents are free to teach their children at home as they wish and are not required to follow the outcomes of the Ministry of Education, as long as they REGISTER with a certified BC school. Their only obligation is to provide their children with “a program”, which is relatively undefined. There is no monitoring by, or accountability to the Ministry of Education or the school. Below are some questions to guide you in determining if Reg HS is right for you:
If so, then Registered Home School Status (Reg HS) is for you!
* Please note – If you are in grades 10-12 you may enrol in some Distributed Learning (DL) courses at no cost.
** For information on our Alternative Highschool Homeschool Transcript Program go to our Highschool for Registered Homeschoolers Page
We highly recommend that our Registered Families join the following organizations: Your local Homeschool Support group, the BC Home Learners Association, which has made it their goal to promote and protect the freedoms of Homeschoolers in BC, and Home School Legal Defence the national voice of home education. Please take the time to visit their websites and prayerfully consider membership.