Family and Consumer Sciences

Courses in this department are linked to the following Pathways: Government, Education and Human Services; Health.

Family and Consumer Sciences coursework provides students with exposure to skills, knowledge and strategies for successfully managing resources throughout the lifespan.  Each course curriculum is designed to embed academic content, career skills, cultural awareness, teamwork, and real world connections.  Students have the opportunity to demonstrate knowledge through collaborative activities, self reflection, and hands on experiences.

The Family and Consumer Sciences pathway exposes students to the knowledge and skills that will contribute to them becoming resourceful, self-confident, and collaborative employees and family members.

Family and Consumer Science courses include (courses with an asterisk are eligible for dual credit through one of our concurrent enrolment programs):

Grade 9
Baking & Pastry Arts, Cultural Cuisine, Culinary Arts 1, Culinary Arts 2, Family Sociology, Fashion & Clothing 1, Fashion & Clothing 2, Fashion Merchandising, Introduction to Health Care Services, Child Development 1, Child Development 2  

Grade 10
Fashion and Clothing 3, Early Childhood Education, and all courses listed above

Grade 11
Culinary Arts 3, Individual Development & Family Sciences*, and all courses listed above

Grade 12
All courses listed above






  • New Culinary Arts Lab with industrial grade equipment
  • Student Led Restaurants
  • FBLA
  • Real Care Baby Simulators
Awards/Recognitions/Competition Wins:
  • 2016 NASA Hunch Culinary Competition, placed in the Top 10 for their meatball entree entry
  • Annual Fashion Show
  • 2018 Win for People’s Choice at the Windsor Chili Competition
Industry Certifications:
  • ServSafe
  • Stop the Bleed
Additional Opportunities for Family and Consumer Sciences students:
  • Family, Community, and Career Leaders of America (FCCLA)
  • Warrior Mending Program
  • Windsor High PALS
  • Social Club
  • Unified Sports
  • WEA
  • Educators’ Rising/Pathways to Teaching
  • Greenhouse Club
  • GSA (Gender and Sexuality Alliance)
  • Action Club
  • Feminist Club
  • Big Sister Mentoring
  • Key Club
  • Leadership Council
  • Young Men’s Leadership Academy
  • Young Women’s Leadership Corp

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