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Parents Have Until August 18 to Let the TVDSB Know If Their Kids Will be Returning to Class

The Thames Valley District School Board has set a deadline for parents to confirm if they will be sending their kids to school in September.

OXFORD COUNTY - The Thames Valley District School Board has set a deadline for parents to confirm if they will be sending their kids to school in September.

Parents have until Tuesday, August 18 to make their selection on the parent portal. You can choose to send your child to in class learning, or full remote learning at home. 

Separate entries must be completed for each child so the Board can ensure adequate classroom space and teaching staff are in place when schools reopen.

Parents and guardians who wish their children to participate in full remote learning will be asked for additional information about access to the Internet and availability of necessary technology devices.

While schools will make every effort to accommodate families requesting to change their selection later in school year, parents and guardians should anticipate children may be placed on waiting lists due to available classroom space and staffing. Course selections may also be impacted. 

Parents and Guardians can learn more at www.tvdsb.ca/returntolearn.

The Ministry of Education announced on July 30, 2020 that all elementary students will return to school every day, five days a week. Secondary students will return in an adapted (cohort) model that combines in-person attendance and remote learning. Cohorts of approximately 15 secondary students will attend school on an alternating schedule. Students in special education classes-developmental education will attend five days a week in both elementary and secondary schools.

Parents will receive more information about Thames Valley’s plan following consultation with the Ministry of Education.   

For problems accessing the Parent Portal, such as lack of access to technology, parents can reach Thames Valley’s technical support team by calling 519-452-2005 or emailing servicesupport@tvdsb.ca.

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