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April 15, 2024

Information on Provincial Assessments

One of the many British Columbia graduation requirements include the need to complete Provincial Assessments.  Students must write the following Provincial Assessments to graduate: 

  1. Graduation Literacy Assessment 10 (GLA 10)
  2. Graduation Numeracy Assessment 10 (GNA 10)
  3. Graduation Literacy Assessment 12 (GLA 12)
  4. Évaluation de littératie de la 12e année – Français langue secondeimmersion (for French Immersion Program students only)

Assessment Details 

  • Assessments are cross-curricular and stand-alone (not tied to a specific course).
  • The exams are two hours long with up to an extra hour if needed.  There is no extra time if students are late.
  • Assessments are scored on a proficiency scale:

Assessment Schedule  

This year graduation assessments will be written at New Westminster Secondary School on the following dates:

  • November 2023 Administration:  Monday, October 30th – Friday, November 3rd
  • January 2024 Administration:  Monday, January 15th to Friday, January 26th
  • April 2024 Administration:  Monday April 15th to Friday April 19th
  • June 2024 Administration:  Monday, June 3rd – Friday, June 14th

Students and parents/guardians will be emailed the assigned date and time for their student’s registered session.  Please check your email regularly for the information about the date and time your student will be writing the assessment.  Students must bring picture identification (Go-card, Driver’s license, or Passport) to the assessment.

Student who are designated and on an IEP may qualify for certain accommodations they have been regularly accessing throughout the semester.  Please check in with their LST teacher.

Please visit for more information about the Graduation Assessments including Sample Assessments.

Day of Assessment Student Information                                                                             

Your supervising teacher will provide you with more instructions on the day of the Assessment.

  1. Please load the website:
  2. Select School District “New Westminster (40)” – Do NOT select Independent Schools
  3. Input your “Personal Education Number (PEN)”
  4. Your supervising teacher will provide you with the “Session Password”