Grade 6, 7, 8 Summer Programs

Registration: May 1 - June 23, 2023
Program duration:
July 5 - July 27, 2023 (students to attend until July, 27, 2023)
Class Times:  8:30 am - 3:35 pm

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 grade 6, 7, and 8 must be recommended by their school for these programs. Parents and students are asked to communicate with their teachers if they are interested in joining this program.

Locations:

Broadview Public School,
535 Dovercourt Ave.
Jack Donohue Public School,
101 Penrith St.
Steve MacLean Public School, 4175 Spratt Rd
Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School, 1515 10th Line Rd
Virtual School 

Transportation: 

Yellow school bus service is available in the morning and afternoon to students attending these programs, and bus passes may be provided to students who live more than 1.6 km from the school site. Students attending AM classes may be picked up in the morning but must make their own way home at noon. Students attending PM classes must arrive on their own but may be dropped off in the afternoon. 

Important:

  • Students are required to attend the full summer school program (July 5 - July 27). 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 Public School, Jack Donohue Public School, Steve MacLean Public School Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School 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 2022-2023 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 Public School, Jack Donohue Public School, Steve MacLean Public School, Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School 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 2022-2023 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 2023-2024 school year have the opportunity to take the following courses:


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