We’re ready to welcome students back to the classroom this September.
Our priority remains the health and well-being of our students and staff . With updated guidance from the Ministry of Education, and in consultation with our local public health units, we’re preparing for a successful return to learning, with enhanced health and safety measures in place.
Grand Erie will be offering in-person and online learning models for the 2021-22 school year. Whether your family has chosen in-person or online learning, this page contains information and resources aimed to ease the transition back to school.
Elementary and Secondary School Information
We strongly recommend that parents and guardians read Getting Ready for September 2021- A Family Resource to prepare for a successful start:
If your family is new to Grand Erie, switching schools within Grand Erie, or you have a child who will be starting school for the first time this September, find what you need to complete the registration process here.
The first day of school is Tuesday, September 7. Find this and other important dates on the school-year calendars.
Looking for before-and-after school program information? Visit here to find a listing of program options.
To help ease the transition of starting school for our youngest learners, check out Getting Ready for Kindergarten.
For families who have chosen remote learning,
Preparing for school – especially during challenging times – can lead to stress and worry. These mental health and well-being resources are intended to help parents/guardians and families navigate the return with wellness in mind.
Return to Learn
Each Grand Erie school website contains key information including bell times and contact details. To locate a specific school website, visit the Find a School page.
Parents or students looking for transportation information including bus routes, pickup locations and schedule times can find the details here. This page also contains contact information for Sharp Bus Lines, which offers transportation services for Grand Erie’s Indigenous students.
Keep up with important updates throughout the school year by downloading the Grand Erie Parent App. The Parent App also provides a way to make secure transactions through the School Cash Online feature, and links to the Parent Portal. Download it here.
Looking for information about a specific program in Grand Erie? Learn more about the opportunities available:
Prioritizing Health and Safety
We’re committed to the safest reopening of schools, with enhanced measures in place for students, staff, and school communities. For information related to health-and-safety measures, classroom setup and school procedures, screening practices and more, visit our COVID-19 FAQ.
As we work through these uncertain times together, the COVID-19 Guide for Families provides an overview of the return to learning.
Supporting Online Learning
Families and students looking for assistance with technology support during online learning can contact the Parent Help Desk: