Accelerated Summer Courses

Registration for Non-DCDSB students now open - click below

Classes will be offered in an online format.  

DCDSB students must contact their school guidance counsellor to register for Summer School.

Summer school registration for Accelerated Courses ALL REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED 

  1. Durham Catholic DSB students - Registration is now available.  Contact your school for registration information.  DCDSB students must not register online.
  2. Non Durham Catholic DSB students  -  Apply online

Accelerated courses are for students who are currently in Grade 9 to Grade 12.  If you are a Grade 8 student and interested in a summer school credit course, check out our Grade 8 Reach Ahead Credit offerings.

Upgrading: Students wishing to upgrade courses are eligible to take an upgrading course if they have already completed the course and passed.  Students may upgrade a course in credit recovery (55 hour, 2 week class).

Accelerated Courses - Online 
July 5 - 28, 2021

Accelerated Courses - Online Course Code
Math 9 - Academic MPM1D
English 9 - Academic ENG1D
Science 9 - Academic SNC1D CANCELLED
Civics 10 (July 5-15)
Careers 10 (July 16-28)
English 10 - Academic ENG2D 
Principles of Math 10 - Academic MPM2D
Science 10 - Academic  SNC2D
English 11: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices - College NBE3C
English 11: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices - University NBE3U
English 11 - College ENG3C 
English 11 - University ENG3U 
Information and Communication Technology 11 - Open BTA3O
Working with Infants and Young Children 11 - College 
World Religions 11 - U/C HRT3M
Gender Studies - 11 U/C    HSG3M  CANCELLED
Intro to Computer Science - 11 University   ICS3U
Foundations of College Math 11-C MBF3C 
Functions & Applications 11 U/C MCF3M
Functions & Relations - University MCR3U 
Health for Life - 11 College    PPZ3C  CANCELLED
Biology 11 - College SBI3C
Biology 11 - University SBI3U
Physics 11 - University SPH3U 
Chemistry 11 - University SCH3U
English 12 - College 
** English 12 - University  ENG4U
Writers Craft - 12 University  EWC4U  CANCELLED
Business Leadership - 12 U/C  BOH4M  CANCELLED
International Business - 12 U/C 
Computer Science - 12 U  ICS4U
Interdisciplinary Studies - Peer Tutoring - 12 U   IDC4U  CANCELLED
Foundations for College Math 12 
Calculus & Vectors 12 - University MCV4U 
Data Management 12 - University MDM4U 
Advanced Functions - University MHF4U
Ontario Literacy Course 12 - Open
Biology 12 - University SBI4U
Chemistry 12 - University SCH4U
Chemistry 12 - College  
Physics 12 - University SPH4U
Physics 12 - College SPH4C
Families in Canada - 12 U  HHS4U  CANCELLED
Religion 12 - U/C HRE4M
Challenge & Change in Society - 12 University  HSB4U  CANCELLED
World Cultures - 12 U/C  HSC4M  CANCELLED
Equity and Social Justice - 12 U/C HSE4M  CANCELLED
Child Development and Gerontology 12 - College 

** It is recommended that students have achieved a minimum of 75% in NBE3U or ENG3U prior to registering for ENG4U due to the volume of work within the compressed time frame.

*Online Student Orientation Session -
Monday, July 5, 2021* 

Students will be contacted by their teacher for start-up details.

Please check junk email boxes and contact if you did not receive a 
D2L/Brightspace Username and Password on June 30 by 4:00 pm.


  • There are no activity fees for summer courses.
  • Students are required to provide a current email address.
  • Students may register for one accelerated course only.
  • Students working online will be expected to adhere to the standard rules of Academic Integrity and follow the Code of Conduct as expected of students in the face-to-face classroom setting.
  • Students taking an online course will be expected to log-in on a daily basis and meet all deadlines.  Students should be able to commit to working on assignments each day.  Participation of approximately 6 hours per day, Monday - Friday is highly recommended for completion of this program.
  • Students wishing to upgrade courses are eligible to take an upgrading course if they have already completed the course and passed.  Students may upgrade a course in credit recovery (55 hour, 2 week class).
  • Flexibility of an online course allows students to access their course material from anywhere that has internet access and any time during the day or night; however, students may be offered the opportunity to participate in a discussion synchronously, to support their learning. 
  • Once students are registered and enrolled into the on-line environment, they will be able to access their courses at

**Once registered, your username and password will be emailed to you on June 30 by 4:00 pm.

*** Students can only register for the equivalent of ONE accelerated course in the summer.  If a student is taking an accelerated course, they cannot register for another program in July (i.e. a student cannot take an accelerated course and a credit recovery course).