Grade 6, 7, 8 Summer Programs

2022 Grade 6, 7,8 Summer Programs

Registration:
May 2 - June 17, 2022
Program duration:
July 7 - July 29, 2022 (students to attend until July, 28, 2022)
Class Times:  8:30 am - 3:35 pm

Locations:

Broadview Public School,
535 Dovercourt Ave.
Jack Donohue Public School,
101 Penrith St.
Sawmill Creek Elementary School, 3400 D'Aoust Ave

Virtual School 

Transportation:
Yellow school bus service or bus passes will be provided to students who live more than 1.6 Kms from the school site and are attending full-day programs.

Continuing Education offers academic programs for grade 6, 7 and 8 students that address specific student needs. To be able to register for the programs listed below, students in grades 6, 7, and 8 must be recommended by their school for these programs.

Important:

  • Students are required to attend the full summer school program (July 7 - July 29). Vacations and holidays must not be taken for the duration of the program.
  • Students may choose to attend for a morning or afternoon or a full-day. Morning class: 8:30 am - 11:45 am. Afternoon class: 12:20 pm - 3:35 pm.
  • All programs are offered based on enrollment. Continuing Education may cancel classes due to low enrollment.

Summer School “R&R” Review and Reinforcement Grades 6-8

Locations: Broadview, Sawmill Creek, Jack Donohue and Virtual School. (Programs available dependent on enrollment)

This program is open to any student currently enrolled in grade 6, 7 and 8 in the OCDSB in the 2021-2022 school year and who meets at least one of the criteria listed below:

  • currently achieving below the provincial standard in Language Arts and/or Math
  • currently receiving support as an English Language Learner at Step 1-2 ESL
  • currently receiving support as an English Language Learner at Step 1-4 ELD

What type of learning activities can students expect to take part in?

Students will have opportunities to:

  • connect with an OCDSB teacher to receive full group, small group and/or individualized instruction that focuses on literacy and numeracy gaps.
  • explore a different foundational numeracy topic each week through teacher led activities.
  • receive individual guidance and build foundational literacy skills through teacher led activities
  • participate in hands on/experiential learning (ELD students)

Class size: 10-15 students

 

Summer School Getting Ready for Grade 9

Locations: Broadview, Sawmill Creek, Jack Donohue and Virtual School. (Programs available dependent on enrollment)

This program is open to any student currently enrolled in grade 8 in the OCDSB in the 2021-2022 school year and who meets the criteria listed below:

  • currently achieving at the provincial standard in Language Arts and/or Math
  • lacks confidence in academic performance or has learning gaps
  • has been identified by their teacher as a student who would benefit from additional practice and preparation before grade 9

What type of learning activities can students expect to take part in?

Students will have opportunities to:

  • connect with an OCDSB teacher to receive full group and small group instruction that focuses on Language Arts and Math
  • deepen their understanding of key numeracy concepts each week through teacher led activities.
  • get feedback on and further develop their literacy skills, in particular writing skills, each week through teacher led activities.

PLEASE NOTE - this is not a program for students achieving above the provincial standard.

Class size: 15-18 students

 

Grade 9 Reach Ahead / eLearning Credit Courses (full day classes)

Grade 8 students entering Grade 9 in the 2022-2023 school year have the opportunity to take the following courses:

  • Reach ahead credit courses at the Grade 9 level: FIF1D, FSF1O, and CGC1DF offered in the Reach Ahead Credit Program and CGC1D offered in the eLearning Program (asynchronous).
  • ELL/ESL reach ahead courses GLS1OS, CGC1DS are available for students who are registered in ESL/ELDBO/CO/DO/EO in September).
  • Equity Based Programs: Indigenous Summer Learning Program, Sankofa Summer Academy for Black Youth and 2SLGBTQ+ Voices: Building Bridges Program (available on a limited basis based on eligibility criteria).
  • More detailed information for these programs is available on the website: Summer School Programs


More Information:

For more information please call the Continuing Education Department at 613-239-2620 or email [email protected].


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