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Welcome Back!

The Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) is pleased to welcome back students, families and staff for another year of learning and growing together!

Here are some important resources and information to help you prepare for the start of the 2021 – 2022 school year:

Important Dates

The first day of classes is Thursday, September 9, 2021. School offices will be open starting on Monday, August 30, 2021.

Refer to our full year calendar for a list of school holidays, Professional Activity (PA) days, and other key dates for the 2021 - 2022 school year.

Information and Resources for the 2021-2022 School Year

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to questions​​ about curriculum and programs, health and safety, and much more.

Latest Updates

Visit the latest updates page to access the latest communications to families and announcements.

Ventilation in Schools

Learn how we are optimizing air quality in schools and learning environments through improving ventilation and/or filtration​​.

School Bus Transportation

There have been a number of changes to student transportation since the onset of COVID-19. If your child requires school bus transportation, review our Student Transportation page to ensure you have the latest information.


Most elementary schools adhere to an appropriate dress code consisting of any combination of navy blue and white while secondary schools have uniforms in place. To confirm precise dress code or uniform requirements, contact your local school for details.

Transition Guide for Secondary Students and Orientation Centre

Transition Guide

The Transition Guide for Students helps new high school students and their parents become familiar with the expectations of secondary school and the many opportunities available. If you are looking for information about programs at each of our secondary schools, refer to the 2021 – 2022 Course Calendar.

Orientation Centre

For secondary school students who are newcomers and need assistance with assessment and placement, contact the Orientation Centre for assistance.

Admission and Registration

For elementary and secondary school admission and registration, visit the Admissions page for more information.

For kindergarten programs, child care and other services for families with young children, visit the Early Years Department for more information.

Stay in Touch

There are many ways to receive all the information you need throughout the year:

  • School Messenger: this tool allows two-way communication between parents/guardians and the school in the event of student absence. Registered parents/guardians are also kept informed about critical issues at the school or board level (cancellations, closures, consultations, etc). Sign up for School Messenger today.
  • Website: find the latest information on the TCDSB website.
  • Social Media: follow us on social media to get the latest news and information: Twitter, Instagram and Facebook​.