2020-2021 School Year Calendar

The 2020-2021 School Year Calendar dates were approved by the Halton Catholic District School Board on March 31, 2020. The revised proposed school year calendar dates were approved by the Ministry of Education.

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​ 2020-2021 Dates
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Parents of children attending Kindergarten (Year 1 and Year 2) in September will receive a follow-up communication from their School Principal with information about the staggered entry process and first day of school for Kindergarten. 

​September 1, 2020 ​*Mandatory Provincial P.A. Day
​September 2, 2020 ​*Mandatory Provincial P.A. Day
​September 3, 2020 *Mandatory Provincial ​P.A. Day
September 9, 2020 First day of instruction for Secondary students (Grade 9-12).
Gradual Return to School for Elementary students (Kindergarten - Grade 8) begins. 
​September 14, 2020 ​First day of instruction for Elementary students (Grade 1-8) in-class and remote learning.  
​September 15, 2020 ​First day of instruction for all Kindergarten students. 
October 12, 2020 Thanksgiving Day​
​November 13, 2020  ​Secondary Quadmester 2 Begins
November 27, 2020 P.A. Day​
December 21, 2020 – January 1, 2021 (Inclusive)
Christmas Break
​February 5, 2021 ​P.A. Day
February 8, 2021 Secondary Quadmester 3 Begins
February 15, 2021 Family Day
March 15 – 19, 2021 (Inclusive) ​March Break
April 2, 2021 Good Friday
​April 5, 2021 Easter Monday
​April 20, 2021 Secondary Quadmester 4 Begins
​April 23, 2021 P.A. Day
May 24, 2021 Victoria Day
June 4, 2021
P.A. Day (Elementary)
June 28, 2021
​Last Day of Instruction (Secondary)
​June 29, 2021 ​Last Day of Instruction (Elementary)
P.A. Day (Secondary)

 
NOTE: There will be no secondary exams for the 2020-2021 school year; only culminating activities.

 

The above chart includes Professional Activity (P.A.) Days, First and Last Days of Instruction, Statutory Holidays and School Break Periods.

REVISED PA DATES

*The three (3) Mandatory Provincial Priority P.A. Days will be devoted to criteria established by the Ministry of Education. Topics will include: health and safety, COVID-19 preparations, mathematics instruction, bullying prevention, intervention and de-escalation training. 

 

 

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