Please note: Students learning remotely must reside in Halton.
All Ontario school boards will provide the option for students to learn in-person or remotely/virtually in the 2022-2023 school year. The Remote Learning Registration Form for the 2022-2023 school year closed on April 3, 2022. If you are a new student starting school in the HDSB in September 2022, please contact your home school for further information.
All HDSB students have been registered at their home school (in-person) for the 2022-2023 school year, including students in remote (virtual) schools in the 2021-2022 school year.
Please note that there will not be an opportunity to switch learning models during the school year. Students will remain in their chosen learning model for the duration of the 2022-2023 school year.
Elementary (K - Gr. 8) Learning Models
Is your child attending an elementary school (Kindergarten - Grade 8) in the HDSB in September 2022?
Elementary (K-Gr.8) Learning Models Overview IN-PERSON LEARNING MODEL
REMOTE LEARNING MODEL
- Students learn in person following the regular school hours and schedule at their home school.
- This learning model choice will be for the full 2022-2023 school year. There will not be a mid-year opportunity to change learning models.
- Students will learn fully online. Students will be required to participate online using technology in real-time (synchronously) during the school day (180 minutes for Kindergarten; 225 minutes for Grade 1 - 8). The remainder of the day will be independent (asynchronous) learning.
- Remote learning will be delivered by staff who may or may not be attached to your child’s home school.
- Students from multiple schools may be assigned to the same virtual class.
- Students will be assigned to the school of their homeroom educator(s), which may or may not be their designated home school.
- The Board will make every effort to provide instruction in French for students in French Immersion.
- Start and end times will be confirmed the week prior to school starting (children in the same home may be assigned to different schools with different start and end times).
Secondary (Gr. 9 - 12) Learning Models
Is your child attending a secondary school (Grade 9-12) in the HDSB in September 2022?
Secondary (Gr.9-12) Learning Models Overview
IN-PERSON LEARNING MODEL
Students attend in person for the full day, five days per week, following the regular start and end times at their home school.
Schools will follow the Semester Model (all courses in-person).
REMOTE LEARNING MODEL
Students must reside in and be learning from the Halton Region to attend the HDSB Virtual School - Secondary
Students will be committing to a full year of attendance at the Virtual School - Secondary.
Students will be scheduled in the Virtual School - Secondary for the full 2022-2023 school year.
Learning will be fully online (start and end times will be confirmed prior to September).
Virtual learning will be delivered by staff who may or may not be attached to your child’s home secondary school.
French Immersion courses may be offered virtually where enrolment numbers permit.
Students from multiple schools will be assigned to the same virtual learning class.
Students will be required to participate online using technology in real-time (synchronously) during the school day (225 minutes). The remainder of the day will be independent (asynchronous) learning.
The following specialized optional programs will not be offered virtually: Accelerated Learning Program, International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, OYAP, SHSM, LEAP and I-STEM.
Virtual students will not be participating at in-person school clubs or teams.
Any previously selected eLearning courses will remain on the student's timetable.
Note: This message does not apply to Gary Allan Learning Centre students.