The Halton District School Board is adjusting its Summer School opportunities in accordance with recent direction from the Ministry of Education as a result of COVID-19. If further information is provided by the Ministry, we will inform families as required.

Registration is now closed.

Gary Allan High School provides several dynamic summer school learning opportunities for eligible Grade 6, 7 and 8 students throughout the month of July.

 

Math and Literacy Programs: 

These programs are designed for current HDSB students that consistently attain a Level 3 or lower on their report card or are Newcomers to Canada.

Through authentic, experiential and inquiry-based learning, students may deepen their knowledge and understanding while consolidating concepts in their chosen areas of focus. Participation in these programs will reinforce key concepts that are the foundations to success in either grade 7, 8 or 9.

Registration is now closed. 

HDSB students finishing Grade 6 have an opportunity to enroll in a Summer Math program, an exciting opportunity to explore and engage in mathematics this summer.  Students will expand their confidence while deepening their knowledge and understanding of mathematics by reviewing material taught during the school year. Participation in this program will help students consolidate key concepts in mathematics to further their success in grade seven. This summer, classes will take place virtually using Google Meets in a synchronous learning environment.

Note: This is not a reach-ahead course. Students will not be working on Grade 7 level math. Grade 5 students are not eligible for this course.

Students may enroll in either Session 1 or Session 2. Both sessions cover identical content.

 

Dates and times: 

Session 1:  July 6 – 9 and July 13 – 16 (Monday – Thursday) from 9 -11 a.m.

Session 2:  July 20 – 23 and  July 27 – 30 (Monday – Thursday) from 9 -11 a.m.

 

Summer School Attendance Policy

Daily participation is required.  Participation in any summer school program is essential in order to benefit from the program being offered.  The Summer School program provides students with opportunities to engage in authentic and experiential tasks that consolidate previously acquired knowledge and skills.

 

Registration

Registration is now closed. 

Parents will receive confirmation of registration on June 19, 2020 through SchoolMessenger email

Registration is now closed. 

For current Halton District School Board students (public only) entering Grade 8 and 9 in September who do not consistently attain a level 3 on their report card and would benefit from focused instruction in either Literacy or Mathematics. Participation in this program will reinforce and review key concepts that were taught in the regular school year which are the foundations to success in Grade 8 and 9. This summer, classes will take place virtually using Google Meets in a synchronous learning environment.

Students may enroll in both summer sessions.  It is strongly recommended that students do not miss more than 1 class in the 2 week session. We suggest that you speak with your child’s teacher to discuss if this program would be beneficial.

Note: This is not a reach-ahead course.

 

Dates and Times:

Session 1:  July 6 – 9 and July 13 – 16 (Monday – Thursday) from 9 -11 a.m.

Session 2: July 20 – 23 and  July 27 – 30 (Monday – Thursday) from 9 -11 a.m.

 

Registration:

Registration is now closed. 

Parents will receive confirmation of registration on June 19, 2020 through SchoolMessenger email

Registration is now closed. 

For current Halton District School Board students (public only) entering Grade 8 and 9 in September who are newly arrived in Canada and developing their language skills. The focus of this program is to support students with English oral communication skills, reading and writing, and numeracy, and to introduce students to community programs and supports for newcomer youths. This program aims to improve student achievement by building and consolidating student knowledge and understanding of  key concepts in numeracy and literacy. Involvement in this program provides students with a positive, engaging learning experience that also fosters confidence in their academic ability. This summer, classes will take place virtually using Google Meets in a synchronous learning environment. It is strongly recommended that students do not miss more than 1 class in the 2 week session.

 

Dates and Times: 
One session only:  July 6 – 9 and July 13 – 16 (Monday – Thursday) from 9 -11 a.m.

 

Registration

Registration is now closed. 

Parents will receive confirmation of registration on June 19, 2020 through SchoolMessenger email

Grade 8 High School Reach Ahead Summer Credit Courses:

Grade 8 students who consistently achieve Level 3 or higher can achieve a high school credit online through remote teacher-led instruction by successfully completing one of 2 summer school courses.  Participation in these courses will help students transition into a high school environment, and will result in a spare in their senior year of high school.

Available to all Grade 8 students (Public and out of Board) who consistently achieve Level 3 or higher.

Students may choose either :

NAC1O – Exploring Canada’s Indigenous Cultures, Grade 9 : Students will learn to identify Indigenous art forms and describe relationships between the art forms and Indigenous traditions, philosophy, and culture

or

GLD2O – Exploring My Future – Grade 10 – Open: Students will investigate occupations of interest and will develop an understanding of work through a variety of experiences.

Grade 8 students are not eligible to enroll into any other High School Credit courses

 

Dates:
July 6th-July 31st, 2020

Students may miss a maximum of 2 days in a full credit course. Approved absences will be at the discretion of Summer School Supervising Administrator. Failure to do so will result in removal from the program.

Registration:

Registration Is now closed. All NAC1O and GLD2O courses are running. 

Questions?  Email us at elemsummerschool@hdsb.ca