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Integrated Summer School & Orientation Program

TDSB offers this uniquely designed free program to all new secondary international students joining the TDSB for the September intake, and existing Grade 8 international students transitioning to Grade 9 are also welcome to participate. This 4-week program is normally offered in the month of August each year, and students can 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

 

2022 Summer School Dates: August 2-26

Reporting Dates: July 18-29, 2022

The 2022 program will be offered in-person at A.Y Jackson Secondary School (50 Francine Dr., North York, ON, M2H 2G6), and may move virtual if new Covid-19 restrictions are imposed by the Ontario Government and Toronto Public Health.

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.

Drama: Grade 9 (ADA10)

This course provides opportunities for students to explore dramatic forms and techniques. Students will create, perform, discuss, and analyse drama, and then reflect on the experiences to develop an understanding of themselves, the art form, and the world around them.

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