School Year Calendars
Proposed 2014-2015 Modified School Year Calendar (Ernest Cumberland ONLY)
Below you will find the proposed 2014-2015 Modified School Year Calendar, pending Ministry approval. The calendar was approved by the Board on February 26, 2014, for submission to the Ministry of Education. It is awaiting final approval by the Ministry of Education.
Proposed Modified School Year Calendar (for Ernest Cumberland ES only)
2013-2014 School Year Calendars
Below you will find the approved 2013-2014 SCDSB School Year Calendars, which outline important dates through the school year including holidays, March break, secondary evaluation days (exams) and professional activity (PA) days.
SCDSB students will start school on Tuesday, September 3, 2013. The last day for elementary students will be Friday, June 27, 2014 and for secondary students it will be Wednesday, June 25, 2014.
Further information regarding the nature of the P.A. days will be communicated at a later date.
SCDSB School Year Calendar - Kindergarten
SCDSB School Year Calendar - Elementary/Secondary
Ernest Cumberland ES Modified School Year Calendar - Kindergarten
Ernest Cumberland ES Modified School Year Calendar
5-Day Cycle of Instruction
The following calendars are identical to the regular Elementary SCDSB and Modified (Ernest Cumberland) calendars posted above, with the addition of the 5-day instructional cycle designations. The 5-day instructional cycle means that instead of scheduling class programs on a Monday to Friday timetable, the programs are scheduled on a Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5 sequence.
2013-2014 School Year
Regular Elementary Calendar with 5-Day Cycle
Modified (Ernest Cumberland) Calendar with 5-Day Cycle
Please note, the Ministry of Education provides the following guidelines to boards as they develop their calendars:
- Students must have a minimum of 188 Instructional Days.
- A maximum of six (6) Professional Activity (PA) Days are permitted.
- Secondary schools are permitted a maximum of ten (10) Evaluation Days (not necessarily placed at the end of the semester).
- The school year shall commence on or after the first day of September and end on or before the 30th day of June.