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Summer Learning Programs

The Wellington Catholic District School Board offers a variety of Summer Learning Programs for both elementary and secondary students. Summer Learning Programs offer students an opportunity to expand their knowledge in specific courses with additional learning supports.

Please see the following information regarding courses offered throughout the Summer 2023 term.

Primary/Junior Summer Learning Program

The Wellington Catholic District School Board Primary/Junior Summer Learning Program will provide extra reinforcement and learning support to students in grades 1 through 6 in the areas of literacy and numeracy over a three-week period.

Created to provide fun, enjoyable, innovative and meaningful contexts that supports the curriculum, the Summer Learning Program will be supplemented with activities, resources, and experiences that will enhance and reinforce the learning of our participants. Each classroom will be led by educators who are supported by a Technology Enabled Learning and Teaching coordinator and a program supervisor.

Students will have the opportunity to participate in STEM activities planned based upon their grade level (e.g., trades activity book, creating homes, building self-propelled cars and coding with microbits) that provide challenging experiential learning.

The program is scheduled to run from July 3 - 21. 


Secondary 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.

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 2023. 
Summer Reach Ahead Courses:
CGC1D - Issues in Canadian Geography
GLS1O - Learning Strategies 1: Skills for Success in Secondary School

Geography of Canada - Grade 9 Academic

This course examines interrelationships within and between Canada’s natural and human systems and how these systems interconnect with those in other parts of the world. Students will explore environmental, economic, and social geographic issues relating to topics such as transportation options, energy choices, and urban development. Students will apply the concepts of geographic thinking and the geographic inquiry process, including spatial technologies, to investigate various geographic issues and to develop possible approaches for making Canada a more sustainable place in which to live.



Learning Strategies 1: Skills for Success in Secondary School - Grade 9 Open

This course focuses on learning strategies to help students become better, more independent learners. Students will learn how to develop and apply literacy and numeracy skills, personalmanagement skills, and interpersonal and teamwork skills to improve their learning and achievement in school, the workplace, and the community.The course helps students build confidence and motivation to pursue opportunities for success in secondary school and beyond.

  • The course is 110 hours in length and will take place between July 4 and July 31, 2023.  
  • Students can expect to be on-line and completing work for approximately 6 hours a day for 20 days.  
  • Students should have time management skills, feel confident using technology, and be able to work independently. 
If you would like to be added to the waitlist for the 2023 Summer eLearning program please use this link