Secondary Summer School Information
(Grade 8 students going into Grade 9 at a DPCDSB Secondary School in September 2023)
Dufferin Peel CDSB is pleased to announce that, this summer, we will be offering current Grade 8 students the opportunity to obtain one secondary credit in Secondary Summer School. This program is fast paced and runs the full month of July.
Students: Transitioning from Grade 8 (June 2023) to Grade 9 (September 2023)
Dates: July 4 – July 31
Times: 8:00 a.m. -1:30 p.m.
Days of the week – Monday – Friday (excluding holidays)
Locations: Several locations throughout Peel Region
• Father Michael Goetz • Cardinal Leger
• John Cabot • Holy Name of Mary
• Loyola • St. Marguerite d’Youville
• St. Francis Xavier
• St. Marcellinus
Course option: GLD2O4 Credit: 1
Course Expectation: To ensure success in the course:
- Students are encouraged to attend all days (absent a maximum of 3 days)
- Complete all work and assignments
- Complete the CPT
- Write the exam (if applicable)
- There are 2–15-minute breaks throughout the summer school day
- The cafeteria may be available to purchase food or drinks (more information to follow)
- Students should bring snacks/water with them
Transportation: There is no bussing available for summer school. Mississauga Transit and Brampton Transit are options
Attendance: Is taken daily. Parents must call in any absence. More information to follow in early July
To register you will need the following information:
- Student first and last name
- Student date of birth
- Student address
- Contact information (parent/guardian)
- DPCDSB 9-digit Student Number
- OEN Number
- Current elementary school
- Future Secondary School (September 2023)
- Any medical conditions we should be aware of
- Emergency contact information (authorized pick-up person if parent/guardian is unavailable)
Once you have all the above information, click here
Registration closes on June 9, 2023
Ministry of Education Update for eLearning:
On February 1, 2022 the Ministry of Education issued the Policy and Procedures Memorandum (PPM 167) regarding the Online learning graduation requirement.
Beginning with the cohort of students who entered Grade 9 in the 2020-21 school year, all students must earn a minimum of two online learning credits as part of the requirements for an Ontario Secondary School Diploma unless they have been opted out or exempted in accordance with the processes described in the memorandum (PPM167).
Adult learners entering the Ontario secondary school system in 2023-24 or later will also be required to meet this graduation requirement unless they opt themselves out of the requirement in accordance with the processes described in this memorandum.
The complete memorandum can be accessed in the link provided herein, for your perusal. Policy/Program Memorandum 167
In order to opt of the online learning graduation requirement, [Schools are to add details about their own process and include an links to forms required]
All students who are considering eLearning courses, please visit https://www3.dpcdsb.org/programs-services/elearning for some of the following frequently asked questions:
- What is eLearning (online graduation requirement) and how does it differ from other course types?
- What are the benefits of online/eLearning?
- What are programs or course deliveries that would not be eligible for the online learning graduation requirement?
For a list of courses that will be available in 2022-23 please visit https://www3.dpcdsb.org/programs-services/elearning/getting-started
Students are encouraged to review the ‘Steps’ to considering eLearning and speak to their Guidance Counsellor for more information and registration information.