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Summer School - Transition/Literacy (Gr. 8s)

Summer School Program for Transition / Literacy

Grade 8 students can attend a 20-hour non-credit transition / literacy program
at their secondary school.

SJC and HT - August 19 - 23, 2019 (5 days) - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

ACS - August 27 & 28 (2 days) - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Registration opens January 7, 2019 and will close August 5, 2019.



Attendance required for all days

Non-credit bearing

Literacy/Numeracy strategies

School orientation

Organization skills

Study skills


*Times/Locations Subject to Change


For more information please contact the Student Success Teacher at your Secondary School:

Assumption College School – Nita Apostoli-Surette (519) 751–2030 Ext. 232

St. John’s College School – Laurie Camilleri (519) 759–2318 Ext. 234

Holy Trinity Catholic High School – Christine Deconinck-O’Neail (519) 429–3600 Ext. 105


Only those students who have fully registered online through the board website will receive monthly notifications. If a student only registered via Career Cruising in February, their registration is INCOMPLETE. They must complete the second step of submitting the Ready, Set, Go! registration form



  • Staff will meet students at the front door of the school on Day 1

  • Every day attendance and participation by all students is expected and will promote maximum benefit

  • This is a non-credit program to support literacy and transition to secondary school

  • School uniform is not required – comfortable clothing and running shoes are recommended

  • Transportation to and from the program is NOT provided

  • All Grade 9 school registration paperwork should be handed to the secondary school office prior to beginning this five (5) day program

  • Students should bring a snack/drink every day

  • There is no cost associated with this program

  • Locks, locker assignments, timetables and site orientation will be included in this program


If circumstances change and a student is no longer able to/does not wish to participate in Ready, Set, Go! this August, please contact Tamara Quigley, Continuing Education Secretary, at, prior to August 5, 2019.  The student's name will be removed from the Ready, Set, Go! registration list without academic penalty.  Please note: Parental consent is required for removal from a course for all students under the age of 18, so a parent/guardian must be the one who makes the contact.


Assumption Lions

Holy Trinity Titans

St. John's Eagles

Assumption College
257 Shellard Lane
Brantford, ON N3T5L5

Holy Trinity Catholic High School
128 Evergreen Hill Road
Simcoe, ON N3Y 4N5

St. John's College
80 Paris Road
Brantford, ON N3R 1H9

St. Mary Catholic Learning Centre

Main Office 519-753-0552

Continuing Education Secretary (Temporary) - Tamara Quigley 519-756-6505 Ext. 407

Principal of Continuing Education - Terre Slaght 519-756-6505 Ext. 402