2023 Getting Ready for High School

The Getting Ready for High School (GR4HS) program is open to students entering grade 9 at DDSB secondary schools in September. It provides a brief introduction to the Grade 9 English and mathematics curriculum, as well as study skills, time management, and provides steps to success. The program also allows students to become familiar with their new school and prepares them for the transition from elementary school to secondary school.


DDSB@Home students are responsible for providing their own electronic equipment and a stable internet connection (see technology notes in the FAQ). 


Limited bussing is available for students attending Brock HS, Port Perry HS and Uxbridge SS. 



Aug 21 – 23, 2023


In-person: Available at each secondary school within the Durham DSB

Online/Asynchronous: DDSB Google Classroom


8:30 AM to 2:00 PM (with two (2) 15-minute nutrition breaks) – early dismissal on final day


Note: this program is open to current or future Durham DSB students ONLY. 


Register now*! Click on the box that best describes you:

Still have Questions see our FAQs


*Disclaimers:  Durham Continuing Education reserves the right to revise, limit, or cancel programming.  DCE is not responsible if a home school will not add a credit to the student transcript because it was taken without permission or without applicable pre-requisites. 


 Please check back often. Updated information will be posted as it becomes available.