Accelerated Summer Courses

Registration for Summer 2022 

Accelerated summer courses will be offered in an online format.  

  1. Durham Catholic DSB students - contact your school's guidance office to obtain a summer school registration form.  DCDSB students must not register online.
  2. Non Durham Catholic DSB students  - Current secondary school students who are not registered in a DCDSB school must ask their Guidance Counsellor for a transcript or credit history that is stamped with the school address and signed by the Guidance Counsellor for approval to take a summer school course.  This must be attached to complete the registration process.  Apply   REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

Accelerated courses are for students who are currently in Grade 9 to Grade 12.  If you are a Grade 8 student and will be attending a DCDSB secondary school in the fall, check out our Grade 8 Reach Ahead Credit offerings.

Accelerated Courses - Online 
July 4 - 27, 2022

Accelerated Courses - Online Course Code
English 9 - Academic  CANCELLED ENG1D
Science 9 - Academic  CANCELLED SNC1D 
Civics 10 (July 4-14)  FULL
Careers 10 (July 15-27)  FULL
English 10 - Academic  FULL ENG2D 
Principles of Math 10 - Academic  FULL MPM2D
Science 10 - Academic FULL SNC2D
English 11: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices - College  FULL NBE3C
English 11: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices - University  FULL NBE3U
Information and Communication Technology 11 - Open  CANCELLED BTA3O
Working with Infants and Young Children 11 - College CANCELLED
World Religions 11 - College/University HRT3M
Intro to Computer Science - 11 University  CANCELLED ICS3U
Foundations of College Math 11  CANCELLED MBF3C 
Functions & Applications 11 - College/University MCF3M
Functions & Relations 11 - University  FULL MCR3U 
Health for Life 11 - College   CANCELLED PPZ3C  
Biology 11 - College  CANCELLED SBI3C
Biology 11 - University  FULL SBI3U
Chemistry 11 - University  FULL SCH3U
Physics 11 - University SPH3U
Business International 12 - College/University CANCELLED BBB4M
Business Leadership 12 - College/University  CANCELLED BOH4M
English 12 - College  FULL
*English 12 - University  FULL ENG4U
English Writer's Craft 12 - University  CANCELLED EWC4U
Families in Canada 12 - University  CANCELLED HHS4U 
Personal Life Management CANCELLED HIP4O
Religion 12 - College/University HRE4M
Challenge & Change in Society 12 - University CANCELLED HSB4U 
Equity and Social Justice 12 - College/University CANCELLED HSE4M  
Philosophy: Questions and Theories 12 - University  CANCELLED HZT4U
Computer Science 12 - University  CANCELLED ICS4U
Foundations for College Math 12  CANCELLED MAP4C
Calculus & Vectors 12 - University  FULL MCV4U 
Data Management 12 - University  FULL MDM4U 
Advanced Functions - University  FULL
Ontario Literacy Course 12 - Open  FULL
Biology 12 - University SBI4U
Chemistry 12 - University SCH4U
Chemistry 12 - College  
Physics 12 - University SPH4U
Physics 12 - College SPH4C
Child Development and Gerontology 12 - College CANCELLED

** 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 4, 2022* 

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.
  • 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
  • Courses are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

**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).