Accelerated Secondary Credit Courses

Accelerated Credit Courses are for secondary students who wish to gain up to one credit in a subject they have not previously studied or who wish to upgrade a mark in a course that they have successfully completed.  Up to one credit will be granted upon successful completion of the course.

Bus Schedule
Please note:  Bussing is only available for students who live in North Durham.
Bus Schedule
Civics and Careers Program Information
Civics (CHV2O1) and Career Studies (GLC2O1) are separate courses and therefore require separate registrations. Students registered in Civics will complete a summative evaluation on Monday July 15th, 2019.  Students registered in Careers will complete a summative evaluation on Friday July 26th, 2019.  Attendance is MANDATORY on these days – no changes or exceptions can be made.   Note: the bussing schedule on July 15th will not be altered to accommodate early dismissal. 
Course Dates and Times

Classes begin on Wednesday July 3, 2019 and end on Friday July 26, 2019.

8:30 am - 2:15 pm.

Civics and Careers courses may have different start dates – please check specific program information.

Course Guide
Course Guide
Course Information and Registration Instructions

Bus Schedule

Course cancellation information

Course descriptions

List of courses

Program information

Registration checklist

Registration instructions for current DDSB students

Registration instructions for non-DDSB students

Summer School Code of Conduct

It is the responsibility of students and their guidance counsellors to ensure that all prerequisites have been met before registering for an accelerated course.
Registration Deadline
Wed. June 26, 2019.  Students may still register for courses after the deadline where space is available, but choices may be limited.
Summative Evaluations
Will be held on Thursday July 25th and Friday July 26th, 2019.  Attendance is MANDATORY on these days – no changes or exceptions can be made.  Students will be dismissed at 12:00 pm on Friday July 26th, 2019. (Alternate dates for Civics and Careers – please see teacher for details).
Summer School Locations
 Maxwell Heights SS
1100 Coldstream Dr. - Map
Oshawa, ON
L1K 0N1 
Pickering HS
180 Church St N. - Map
Ajax, ON
L1T 2W7  
Sinclair SS 
380 Taunton Rd. E. - Map
Whitby, ON
L1R 2K5 

Current DDSB students enrolled in an Accelerated course CANNOT take any other course in any other delivery model during the duration of the SUMMER 2019 program (i.e. Learn@Home, eLearning, Credit Recovery), without prior approval from their home school Principal.

​This program is not recommended for grade 8 students reaching ahead (exception – PPL1O credit recommended students) without prior approval of the home school Principal in consultation with the Principal of Durham Continuing Education.