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The school year calendar information provides parents with a list of important dates, such as PD Days and holidays. Subscribe to your school’s calendar and always know what’s happening at the school.

Important dates

The last day of school for secondary students is Friday, June 25, 2021.
The last day of school for elementary students is Monday, June 28, 2021.
Secondary students’ quadmester and exam information.

Professional Development Days and Holidays

Printable versions of these dates are available for your reference.

Elementary

  • September 1, 2020
  • September 2, 2020
  • September 3, 2020
  • November 23, 2020
  • January 22, 2021
  • June 4, 2021
  • June 29, 2021

Secondary

  • September 1, 2020
  • September 2, 2020
  • September 3, 2020
  • November 23, 2020
  • February 3, 2021
  • June 28, 2021
  • June 29, 2021

School and Statutory Holidays

  • Labour Day – September 7, 2020
  • Thanksgiving – October 12, 2020
  • Winter Break – December 21, 2020 to January 1, 2021
  • Family Day – February 15, 2021
  • March Break – March 15 to 19, 2021
  • Good Friday – April 2, 2021
  • Easter Monday – April 5, 2021
  • Victoria Day – May 24, 2021

Assessment Dates

Education Quality Administration Office (EQAO) Dates

  • Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test – April 8, 2021
  • Primary Division and Junior Division Assessment of Reading, Writing and Mathematics – CANCELLED
  • Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics (first-semester students) – January 11 to January 22, 2021
  • Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics (second-semester students) – June 3 to 16, 2021

Secondary Quadmester and Exam Information

Secondary students are expected to be available for the following dates:

  • Quadmester 1¬†– September 8 to November 13, 2020 (including exams)
  • Quadmester 2 – November 16, 2020 to February 2, 2021 (including exams)

Quadmester 3 and 4 are still being determined. Updates will be posted on our website: www.wrdsb.ca.

Printable Versions

School year calendars are developed based on the Education Act and Regulation 304, School Year Calendar. It must be approved by WRDSB and the Ontario Ministry of Education.

How to subscribe to school website calendars

If you use Google calendar, go to your child’s school calendar webpage and use the add link (+) at the bottom right of the calendar to subscribe. As events are added, deleted or changed, they will now show up in your personal calendar.

If you are using another calendar format, there are links to download calendar content below each school’s website calendar. Please be aware that in this instance calendar edits or new additions will not be automatically added to your personal calendar when updated on the school calendar.

The online calendar provides the first and last days of school, professional development days and holidays, exams and assessment dates, as well as any events, added directly by your school. We separately provide a printable calendar.

If you prefer to subscribe only to board-wide calendars please visit our general calendars page and follow the subscription instructions.