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Summer School Transition Program

Grade 8 Students Transitioning into Grade 9 at St John Henry Newman


A grade eight summer school transition program offered during the month of July at St John Henry Newman Catholic High School.  This program will ensure that incoming students are challenged and engaged in learning to help them prepare for their transition into high school.  The program focuses on Literacy, Numeracy and Physical Education.


  • Community Building - make new friends, have fun and meet Newman teachers.
  • Orientation – learn about the school: programs and facilities.
  • Learning – improve the literacy and numeracy skills required for grade 9.
  • Health – daily physical activity.
  • Earn a Credit – get a head start on the graduation diploma.


A summer school application form will be sent to all incoming Newman students in their registration package.  Students can submit the application form during grade 9 registration in the spring.


The grade 8 summer school course will be taught by St John Henry Newman teachers.

When (2020)

The course will be offered online only July 2 – 24, 2020.  Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.