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The Sims 4 High School Experience and Features

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Welcome to Copperdale High!

Situated in the Rockridge Heights area of Copperdale, the school has been well-loved by Sims for generations. A home for teens to make memories and prepare for their future! With everything, you could think of for the ultimate learning experience as well as a multipurpose auditorium perfect for Prom, Copperdale High is the perfect place for your Sims to truly explore who they are and what they strive for!

What does Copperdale High have to offer?

Copperdale High is the place for Sims to attend for their High School education. A home for many generations of teen Sims over the years, as well as being at the heart of the Copperdale community! The school also offers plenty of After School Clubs and events for Sims to participate in outside of school hours.

A typical day at Copperdale High

The school day starts promptly at 8am and ends at 3pm. When it is time for school to start, you will be given the option to attend with your Sim or send them alone.

Upon arriving at Copperdale High, you will have some Free Time to utilize how you feel best. It’s recommended that students use this time to further their skills and knowledge, however you can also spend this time getting to know fellow students around campus.

Once the morning Free Time has ended, you will attend classes as well as break during the day for lunch. Once the school day comes to an end, you are free to go home, however you can stay on campus until you feel it is time to go home, to utilize any resources or equipment that may be needed.

Classes

Copperdale High offers a variety of different classes. Each class helps your Sims build different skills. You will have two classes a day Monday to Thursday, with Friday being focused around Exam preparation and Exams.

Here are the types of classes you can expect your Sims to attend.

  • Social Studies (Writing Skill)
  • Maths (Logic Skill)
  • Science (Logic Skill)
  • Language Arts (Writing Skill)
  • Art (Painting Skill)
  • Computer Science (Programming Skill)
  • Business (Charisma Skill)
  • Foreign Language (Charisma Skill)

Not sure what classes your Sim is attending on which day? Simply click on your Sim, head to the High School option, and then Review Class Schedule. The Class Schedule will then appear in the Notification Wall for you to check.

Additionally, students will have homework to complete. You’ll find this in your Sims inventory. Simply click on the book and complete your Sims homework for the day.

Behaviour

It goes without saying, that Copperdale High Students are expected to be at school learning and studying. Living the Copperdale High values and being proud to be a student of the school. There is no room for mischief or misbehaviour. If your Sims get caught out, it may result in spending time in detention.

If your Sim is unlucky enough to end up in detention frequently or doesn’t achieve the grades required, then you may find yourself being expelled from Copperdale High.

After School Activities

There are a number of After School Activities that your Sims can join. This includes being a part of the Cheer, Chess, Computer and Football Team!

Additionally, if you own The Sims 4 Seasons or The Sims 4 Get Famous, you will also find the Scout and Drama Club After School Activities listed here as options.

Joining an After School Activity is easy!

  • To join an After School Activity, just go to your child or teen Sims’ Smartphone. Select the Business Icon and then click Join After School Activity. Once your Sim starts to use the phone, you will get a pop-up asking which activity they would like to join.
  • Once joining, you will get a notification stating that your Sim has joined the After School Activity of your choice. You can keep track of your Sims progress under the Career tab of your Sims profile.
  • Make sure your Sims attend their After School Activity sessions, complete any daily and advancement tasks to help your Sim reach the next level.

Another way that you can join an After School Activity, is by find one of the club representatives on campus at the end of the school day. Talk to them, find out more and join in the fun!

Student Life

Outside of lessons, exams and After School Activities, there is plenty for Students to get involved in. Make friends (or enemies), decorate your locker space, find out the latest trends, attend one of the Club Festivals or get involved with Prom!

Students can also stay connected via the Social Bunny app that can be found via the Mobile Phone.

Events

School events can be found on the Household Calendar. Throughout each week, students can participate in the Football Team Sports Day or the Cheerleading Team Sports Day. Both of these events take place after school hours and usually run on a Thursday or Friday. You will be able to take part in the Football Throwing competition or the Group Cheerleading Competition during the events.

You will also find Career Day and Science Festival events periodically during term time as well.

Prom

One of the two main events of the school year! Held at the Copperdale High Auditorium, it really is the night of nights!

Students will take the opportunity to create promposal signs to ask another student to attend Prom together or, you can send notes if you want instead!

However, as you and your friends bop to the top during prom, don’t forget to vote for who you would like to be seen crowned as Prom King and Queen!

Graduation

As they say, we’re all in this together!

Graduation is the second main event of any students school year. While some players may experience problems with Graduation taking place, it is still a moment to reflect and celebrate achievements before looking to the future and, breaking free!

Are you having problems with graduation not going to plan? Why not create your own event and celebrate your Sims finishing High School in your own way!

It’s time to make memories at Copperdale High!

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