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Grade 9 - 12 Full Credit Courses:
The Secondary Summer School Credit Program provides students with the opportunity to complete additional secondary school credits during the month of July. A full list of
can be found on the Gary Allan Learning Centre website
Grade 9 - 12 Half Credit Courses - Civics & Careers:
- Co-Op: Pre-approved students should complete their registration on
Designing Your Future (GWL3O) is being offered to students who self-identify as being Indigenous, Black and/or racialized.
- Dates/Times: July 4 - July 28 from 8 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. Online classes and classes at our Milton location are from 8:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. Co-Op dates are July 4 - Aug. 4.
Our half-credit courses are being offered as eLearning courses, in an independent online learning environment.
Grade 9 - 12 Credit Upgrades:
- Session 1: CHV20 - July 4 - July 14 (including Saturday, July 8)
- Session 2: GLC20 - July 17 - July 28.
This is an opportunity for Grade 9-12 students to upgrade their achievement for a full-credit course they passed (achieved a minimum of 50%) during the school year. The upgrade course is completed over 55 hours, rather than the regular 110 hours for a regular course credit.
are being offered by online eLearning, with students submitting a set series of assignments.
- Session 1: July 4 - July 14 (including Saturday July 8)
- Session 2: July 17 - July 28
Maximum course load: Students may enrol in a maximum of 220 hours of coursework. For more information, contact your school Guidance Counsellor.
Registration deadline: Registration for all
Secondary Credit Courses closes June 29 at 4 p.m. Confirmation of registration will be sent on June 30 through School Messenger to the student's HDSB email.
Contact: For up-to-date information about all summer school options, please visit www.garyallan.ca
Elementary Summer School Programs
Grade 8 REACH AHEAD coursesReach Ahead courses for Grade 8 students are high school courses where students can achieve a secondary credit in the summer.
Grade 8 students currently enrolled in the HDSB (in the 2022-2023 school year) can earn a secondary school credit by successfully completing
of the following summer school courses. Each course will be offered in-person for 19 days.
Dates/Times: July 4 - July 28
- NAC1O: Exploring Canada’s Indigenous Cultures - Grade 9 (Open): Students will learn to identify Indigenous art forms and describe relationships between art form and Indigenous traditions, philosophy and culture.
- GLD2O: Discovering the Workplace - Grade 10 (Open): Students will investigate occupations of interest and develop an understanding of work through a variety of experiences. Note: This course does not grant the compulsory Grade 10 Careers credit.
- 8 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. (Burlington - Dr. Frank J. Hayden SS, Oakville - Garth Webb SS)
- 8:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. (Milton - Craig Kielburger SS)
Grade 8 Reach Ahead Registration Form
Registration deadline: Registration for the Reach Ahead courses closes on Wednesday, June 14 at 4 p.m. Parents/guardians will receive email confirmation of registration by Friday, June 23.
Grade 8 students can register for a Math and/or a Literacy Elementary Summer School program OR one Reach Ahead credit, not both.
Grade 6-8 Literacy/NumeracyGrade 6 Camps
The Grade 6 Camps are virtual learning programs that focus on building students' confidence and engagement while exploring key skills, concepts, and strategies in either math or literacy. These programs are for students currently in Grade 6 (in the 2022-2023 school year).
Grade 7 and 8 Programs
- In Literacy Camp, students will engage in the workshop model with activities that focus on reading, writing, word work, oral communication, and media literacy.
- In Math Camp, students engage in a variety of problems, activities and challenges that will deepen students’ mathematical understanding as well as support their development of a growth mindset.
The combined Grade 7 and 8 programs are virtual learning programs that are most appropriate for students who would benefit from additional opportunities to build skills and consolidate their current understanding. This program is for students currently in Grade 7 or 8 (in the 2022-2023 school year).
Dates/Times: These seven/eight-day programs are offered twice in July
- In the Grade 7 and 8 Literacy Program, students will engage in the workshop model with activities that focus on reading, writing, and word work with the intention to deepen their understanding and strengthen key literacy skills (e.g., reading, writing, oral communication, media literacy).
- In the combined grade 7 and 8 Math Program, students will engage in a series of investigations and activities focusing on deepening their understanding of operations, fractions and algebra.
- In the Grade 7 and 8 combined Math and Literacy Program for Multilingual Learners, students will focus on deepening their understanding of key mathematical and literacy concepts in an environment that supports language acquisition and use.
- Session 1: July 4 - 6 and 10 - 13
- Session 2: July 17 - 20 and 24 - 27
Elementary (Grades 6-8) Summer School Registration Form
- *Students may participate in both sessions, or select one program from either session.
- Registration deadline: Registration for Math, Literacy, or Multilingual Learner elementary summer programs closes on Wednesday, June 14 at 4 p.m. Parents/guardians will receive email confirmation of registration by Friday, June 23.
- Contact: For up-to-date information on all elementary summer school options, please visit www.garyallan.ca or email
Kindergarten to Grade 8 International and Indigenous Languages Program (IILE)
This (IILE) program is open to all elementary students (Junior Kindergarten - Grade 8). The program provides students with the opportunity to develop their language skills, deepen cultural awareness, foster pride in learning a language and strengthen their self-esteem. Classes are running in-person in Burlington, Oakville and Milton. Please view the
for more information.
- Dates/Times: July 4 - 27 (Monday - Thursday, first week Tuesday-Thursday) 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.