Archive | June, 2021

Summer Programs and Resources

23 Jun

Summer Programs and Resources- Welcome to Summer!

Please visit 2021 Online Summer Program Opportunities for Children, Youth and Families

You will find a list of programs organized by category and age group. We encourage you to check the link regularly as the Community and Partnership Developer Team will be making regular updates to available programs and resources.

Also check out the Community Resources Page for other important information regarding mental health, financial, legal and other supports. The following Community and Partnership Developer staff will be available throughout the summer to support families with information and resources they might need. These staff members can be reached by email or phone:

Oksana Majaski 416-568-2252

Yasmin Mawani 416-727-8179

Yvonne Kelly 416-697-4208

Patti O’Sullivan 905-252-0597

Shani Blake 416-554-0362

Summer School Programs Available- Registration closes on June 18

14 Jun

Continuing Education Servicesis pleased to offer the following two summer school programs for current year grade 6, 7 and 8 students. Due to the pandemic, all programs will be offered remotely.

Registration, through my Pathway Planner, is now open and closes June 18, 2021. Spaces are limited and students are encouraged to register early.

Elementary Summer School Grade 6, 7 and 8 (Literacy & Numeracy) Program

This 15-day program is designed to reinforce the curriculum for students who are performing below the provincial standard. The program will operate from July 5 to July 23, 2021 (8:45 am – 3:25 pm).

 Students must register in the program for their current school grade as this is not an acceleration program. For example, a grade 7 student would register for the grade 7 program as it reinforces grade 7 content.  

 The following programs will be offered:

·       Language and Math reinforcement for students who may or may not have an Individual Education Plan (IEP)

·       English Language Learner (ELL) Language for students who are ELL Stage 1 or 2 learners. The focus is on reading, writing and speaking

Grade 8 Summer Reach Ahead

This program provides an opportunity for students to earn a high school credit. These 18 day acceleration courses start July 7 and end July 30. Students register directly through MyPathwayPlanner and they are located in the Remote Secondary School offerings.

The following courses will be offered:

·       Discovering the Workplace (GLD2O). The type of student for whom this course is specifically designed:

o   would benefit from a gradual transition into high school;
            o   may experience some challenges in credit acquisition in grade 9 or 10;
            o   would benefit from focused support in order to improve academic performance;

may be disconnected from school and/or peers;
            o   has experienced some challenges with regular school attendance.

·        International Languages (Farsi, Simplified Mandarin and Spanish). Please note that prerequisites are not required. Should the student wish to continue studying a language they would register for the Fall International and Indigenous Languages program in the next level.

For your convenience, we are including the following link, Continuing Education Services > Summer Learning > Elementary Summer Learning page, which outlines the information and registration process for this program.


LDA Parent Conference

11 Jun

Summer Programs Available- Adult English as a Second Language

1 Jun

YRDSB offers Adult English as a Second Language (ESL) programs for those who want to develop effective language skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing for daily life in Canada. We also offer specialized classes in Citizenship and Conversation. Click on the attachments for more information.