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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 2021 offerings. 
 
Summer Online Learning Courses 
Registration for summer Online 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 Online Learning Information:
All programs begin Friday, July 2nd to Thursday, July 29th. Students enrolled in an Online Learning course will receive information about course start-up in mid-June.

Online Learning Credit Courses
  • Courses follow the standards and curriculum set by the Ontario Ministry of Education [110 hours]
  • Teachers will use primarily 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
  • For a list of Course Offering see SUMMER SCHOOL ONLINE LEARNING
Grade 8 Summer Reach Ahead Credit
The Wellington Catholic District School Board will be offering a Reach Ahead Online Learning course this summer for grade 8 students that are graduating in June 2021.   
Summer Reach Ahead Courses:
  • BTT1O Introduction to Computers in Business
  • CHV 20/ GLC 20 - Civics and Careers
    The OSSD compulsory credit of Careers and Civics is also offered as part of a 4 credit bundle in the district TERRA program.  Completing this reach ahead course prior to grade 10 will limit a student for being considered in the TERRA program.

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.

Introductions to Computers in Business - BTT1O  
This course introduces students to information and communication technology in a business environment and builds a foundation of digital literacy skills necessary for success in a technologically driven society. Students will develop word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing, presentation software, and website design skills. Throughout the course, there is an emphasis on digital literacy, effective electronic research and communication skills, and current issues related to the impact of information and communication technology.
  • 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 July 2 and July 29, 2021.  
  • 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, 2021.