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.

Registration for grade 6, 7 and 8 Math and Literacy Programs closed June 4th at 4:00 p.m. Confirmation emails will be sent via School Messenger on June 21st.  Late applications will not be processed. 

Registration for Grade 8 Reach Ahead Credits is open until June 25th

Gary Allan Learning Centres provide 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.

Grade 6 Math and Literacy Camp – Students may enroll in 1 subject in either or both sessions.

These programs are designed for Current Grade 6 HDSB students that do not consistently attain Level 3 on their report card.

Using authentic, experiential and inquiry-based learning, students may deepen their knowledge and understanding while consolidating concepts in their chosen area of focus. Participation in these programs will reinforce key concepts that are the foundation to success in Grade 7.

Classes will take place using Google Meets in a synchronous virtual learning environment from 9:00 am – 11:00 am.

Please note:

-Students are not able to reach ahead (ex. if your child is currently in Grade 6, they can not take the Grade 7 courses).
-Grade 5 students are not eligible to take the Grade 6 Math Camp.
-Open to HDSB students ONLY.

Dates:

Session One: July 5 – 8, 2021 & July 12 – 15, 2021- Numeracy
Session Two: July 19 – 22, 2021 & July 26 – 29, 2021- Literacy

 

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 closed June 4th at 4:00 pm. Late registrations will not be processed.

 

  • Parents/guardians will receive confirmation of registration on June 21, 2021 via SchoolMessenger email

Grade 7 Numeracy/ Literacy- Students may enroll in both the Math and Literacy Programs or choose just one program.

These programs are designed for current Grade 7 HDSB students that do not consistently attain Level 3 on their report card.

Using authentic, experiential and inquiry-based learning, students may deepen their knowledge and understanding while consolidating concepts in their chosen area of focus. Participation in these programs will reinforce key concepts that are the foundation to success in Grade 8.

Classes will take place using Google Meets in a synchronous virtual learning environment from 9:00 am – 11:00 am.

Please note:

-Students are not able to reach ahead (ex. if your child is currently in Grade 6, they can not take the Grade 7 courses).
-Students may sign up for one program per session, but not the same program twice as it is repeated content.
-Open to HDSB students ONLY.

Dates:

Session One: July 5 – 8, 2021 & July 12 – 15, 2021

Session Two: July 19 – 22, 2021 & July 26 – 29, 2021

Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Registration:

Registration closed June 4th at 4:00 pm. Late registrations will not be processed.

 

 

  • Parents/guardians will receive confirmation of registration on June 21, 2021 via SchoolMessenger email

 

Dates and Times: 
One session only

 

Registration

Registration closed June 4th at 4:00 pm. Late registrations will not be processed.

Literacy and Numeracy Programs

These programs are designed for current Grade 8 HDSB students that do not consistently attain Level 3 on their report card.

Grade 8 Numeracy and Literacy – Students may enroll in both the Math and Literacy Programs or choose just one program.

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

Classes will take place using Google Meets in a synchronous virtual learning environment from 9:00 am – 11:00 am.

Please note:
-Students are not able to reach ahead (ex. if your child is currently in Grade 7, they can not take the Grade 8 courses).
-Open to HDSB students ONLY.

Dates:
Session One: July 5 – 8, 2021 & July 12 – 15, 2021
Session Two: July 19 – 22, 2021 & July 26 – 29, 2021
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am.

 

Registration closed June 4th at 4:00 pm. Late registrations will not be processed.

  • Parents/guardians will receive confirmation of registration on June 21, 2021 via SchoolMessenger email

Grade 8 High School Reach Ahead Summer Credit Courses:

This program is open to current grade 8 HDSB students who have registered to attend an HDSB Secondary School in September 2021. Students who consistently achieve Level 3 or higher can achieve a high school credit online by successfully completing one of 2 summer school courses.  Participation in these courses will help students transition into a high school environment, and may result in a spare in their senior year of high school.

Available to Grade 8 HDSB students 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, or literacy/ math programs.

Note: These are not Civics and Careers Credits.

Dates and Times:

July 5 – 30, 2021
8:00 am -1:30 pm,  Monday to Friday

Remote Virtual Learning. Classes will take place using Brightspace in a synchronous and asynchronous learning environment.

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 closed. 

  • Registration will be open until Friday, June 25, 2021
  • Parents/guardians will receive confirmation of registration by  July 2, 2021 via SchoolMessenger email

Questions?  Email us at elemsummerschool@hdsb.ca