Fall Writing of the 2022 Literacy Test – Grade 11 or 12 Student

Information Regarding the 2022 Fall Writing of the Literacy Test for Preston Students    On Tuesday, November 23rd AND Wednesday, November 24th any Grade 11 or 12 student who was previously eligible, but has not yet written the test or who has not yet been successful, will be writing the Ontario Secondary Schools Literacy Test (OSSLT).  […]

2021-22 Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test: Spring Session

As part of the requirement to receive an Ontario Secondary School Diploma, students need to demonstrate a level of proficiency in reading and writing skills.  The common way students complete this literacy requirement is by writing the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT).  For the 2021-22 school year, Grade 10 students (and Grade 11 and […]

Literacy Test Requirement Update – Grade 11 & 12 Students

Update on Upcoming Test Session at PHS (Grade 11 and 12 Students) In the fall of 2021, the Ministry of Education announced that schools would be resuming the Grade 10 Literacy Test Requirement for all non-graduating students during the 2021-22 school year.  As a result, all students in Grade 10, 11 and 12 who are not graduating […]

PHS releases OSSLT preparation website!

Need some practice for the OSSLT? Now students can practice for the Ontario Secondary School Literacy test using their own WRDSB Google accounts. Our brand new website contains practice tests that give immediate feedback through scoring and exemplars. Find out the criteria EQAO uses when marking the OSSLT. Get tips on how to respond to […]

OSSLT Multiple Choice Practice Tests

Now Preston students can get immediate feedback on some aspects of the OSSLT test preparation. Try out these multiple choice practice tests online! Test 1 (from OSSLT 2015 test) Test 2 (from OSSLT 2015 test)