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.
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 17, 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|
|April 2, 2021||Good Friday|
|April 5, 2021||Easter Monday|
|April 12 – 16, 2021 (Inclusive)||March Break|
|April 22, 2021||Secondary Quadmester Turnaround Day |
(no school for secondary students)
|April 23, 2021||P.A. Day|
|April 26, 2021||Secondary Quadmester 4 Begins|
|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.
Read the 2020-2021 School Year Calendar Board Report for more information on the proposed school year calendar dates.