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Summer School Programs

Summer School Programs
The Wellington Catholic District School Board offers a variety of summer programs for elementary and secondary students.  Please see the following information regarding summer 2020 offerings. 
 
Summer E-learning Courses 
Registration for summer e-learning courses begin in February through the course selection process in MyBluePrint. A variety of courses are available to Grades 9 to 12 Ontario secondary school students who wish to pursue secondary school courses online.
For more information about registering in a summer e-learning course, please speak to your Guidance counsellor to check for course space and availability. 
 
Summer E-Learning Information:
All programs begin Tuesday, June 30 and end on Friday, July 24, 2020. Students enrolled in an e-learning course will receive information about course start-up in mid-June.

E-Learning Credit Courses
  • Courses follow the standards and curriculum set by the Ontario Ministry of Education [110 hours]
  • Teachers will use a variety of synchronous and asynchronous methods to support student learning
  • Students are expected to participate in online discussion and activities
  • There will be a wide range of assessment strategies and grades will be based on evidence of learning gathered through observation, conversation and classwork
  • All assessments are submitted and completed online
  • All course programs are hosted through the secure D2L learning environment

New Upgrading Courses - For summer 2020, school boards will be able to offer students in Grades 9 to 12 the opportunity to review and strengthen key learning in a course they passed during the school closure period in the 2019-20 school year.  Upgrading courses are offered in a 55- hour e-learning format. 

 

For information about registering for a 55 hour Credit Upgrade course, please contact your Guidance Department. 

Grade 8 Summer Reach Ahead Credit
The Wellington Catholic District School Board will be offering a Reach Ahead e-learning course this summer for grade 8 students that are graduating in June 2020.   
Summer Reach Ahead Course:
CHV 20/ GLC 20 - Civics and Careers 

Civics and Citizenship - Grade 10 Open Course (1/2 Credit) - CHV 20

This course explores rights and responsibilities associated with being an active citizen in a democratic society. Students will explore issues of civic importance such as healthy schools, community planning, environmental responsibility, and the influence of social media, while developing their understanding of the role of civic engagement and of political processes in the local, national, and/or global community. Students will apply the concepts of political thinking and the political inquiry process to investigate, and express informed opinions about, a range of political issues and developments that are both of significance in today’s world and of personal interest to them.

 

Career Studies - Grade 10 Open Course (1/2 Credit) - GLC 20

This course teaches students how to develop and achieve personal goals for future learning, work and community involvement. Students will assess their interests, skills and characteristics and investigate current economic and workplace trends, work opportunities, and ways to search for work. The course explores post-secondary learning and career options, prepares students for managing work and life transitions, and helps students focus on their goals through the development of a career plan.

 

 

 

 

  • Upon completion of this course, students will receive two half-credit courses in Civics and Careers.  
  • The course is 110 hours in length and will take place between June 30 and July 24, 2020.  
  • Students can expect to be on-line and completing work for approximately 6 hours a day for 18 days.  
  • Students should have time management skills, feel confident using technology, and be able to work independently. 
 
Registration  - To register for the Grade 8 Reach Ahead credit, please
complete the Registration Form by June 15 at 4:00 p.m. 
Summer School staff will confirm registrations after June 15, 2020.