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Arrival & Summer School

We would like to send a warm welcome to all our international students coming to study at the Toronto District School Board for the September 2021 intake.

Elementary Students (K-Grade 8)

Reporting Dates: August 23-27, 2021

Details of the reporting procedure will be posted at a later time.

Secondary Students (Grade 9-12)

All new secondary students are required to participate in the TDSB Integrated Summer School and Orientation program. The program will be offered virtually this year, and existing Grade 8 international students transitioning to Grade 9 are also welcome to join in the program.

Summer School Reporting Dates: July 19-30, 2021

Program dates: August 3-27, 2021

Details of the reporting procedure shall be posted at a later time.

TDSB International Student Pre-Departure, Arrival and Support Plan 2021-22 School Year

TDSB International Student Travel and Arrival Protocol Form 2021-22

TDSB Support for Travellers Self-Isolation Plan 2021-22

 

Integrated Summer School and Orientation Program

TDSB offers this unique program to all new secondary international students joining the TDSB for the September intake. Students choose one course from the following list of exciting learning opportunities:

Code

Course Name

Grade

English Level

ESL A

English as a Second Language

9 – 12

ESL A

ESL B

English as a Second Language

9 – 12

ESL B

ESL C

English as a Second Language

9 – 12

ESL C

ESL D

English as a Second Language

9 – 12

ESL D

ESL E

English as a Second Language

9 – 12

ESL E

HIF2O

Exploring Family Studies

10

ESL A, ESL B

GWL3O

Designing Your Future

11

ESL D, ESL E

ADA1O Drama 9 - 12 ESL B, ESL C

 

ESL (ESLAO/BO/CO/DO/EO)

This course extends students’ English language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing for everyday and essential academic purposes, and provides students with the skills and strategies they need to make the transition to college and university preparation courses in English and other secondary school disciplines.

Exploring Family Studies: Grade 9 or 10 (HIF1O/2O)

This course explores how to meet basic needs, how to relate to others, how to manage resources, and how to become responsible members of society.

Designing Your Future: Grade 11 (GWL3O)

This course prepares students to make successful transitions to postsecondary destinations as they investigate specific postsecondary options based on their skills, interests, and personal characteristics.

This program will support students in making friends, becoming familiar with the TDSB system and building a stronger network of support. Students will also earn one credit upon successful completion of the course chosen.

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