Highlighted Changes for the 2021 - 2022 School Year

Classes will follow a Day 1 to 5 schedule and students will be expected to be actively engaged in learning from 9:00 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.

Students will commit to Learning Online from September to January.  Current students will need to reapply for a term two (February to June) placement.

All classes will be in English.  French Immersion Tutorials will not be offered through Learning Online.

Weekly in-person learning opportunities will be added to support a successful transition back to physical schools.

Program Overview: 

Students will participate in synchronous course instruction.

  • Live lessons and independent activities.       
  • Activities will be available on daily basis.

Students will follow a day 1 – 5 schedule.

  • Class time will run from 9:00 to 3:35 each day.
  • Students will be expected to be logged in and be engaged throughout the day.
  • Attendance will be taken (a.m. and p.m.).  Attendance will be tracked following RCSD guidelines.

Learning Online will follow the RCSD elementary calendar, including holidays, TPD days, and institute days.

Students will receive a report card and participate in division assessments.

 Daily Schedule

Class meetings – each morning and afternoon will start with a class meeting.  Attendance will be taken at these meetings.

Instruction and assessment time – Students will participate in live lessons and independent tasks throughout the day.

Break times – morning recess and lunch

Learning Online will follow a Day 1 to 5 schedule like in physical elementary schools. 

  • Each day will have a different schedule and the order of subjects may vary from day to day.

French Immersion Students

All courses will be taught in English.

Learning Online will not offer a French Language Tutorial in the 2021 – 2022 school year.

French Immersion students who register with Learning Online will need to take a French Language Assessment upon return to their base school.

  •   Students who do not pass the language assessment will be referred to an English Language School instead.

 In-Person Learning

To help support a successful transition back to school, Learning Online Elementary will include a one-half day a week in person learning opportunity.

  • Students will come to Holy Rosary to participate in Arts Ed, Phys Ed, and Library Book Exchange.
  • Resource pick-up will take place during this time.
  • Students will remain in their class cohorts and not have contact with Holy Rosary students.
  • Safety protocols will be put in place and this plan will be re-evaluated should the Covid situation change.


Students will need consistent access to technology.

Students will need their own device – cannot share with siblings taking online classes

Tablets will work for some activities, but students will need a computer at some point.

Earbuds or a headset with a microphone will support live lessons is required.

Our courses are built in a platform called Moodle and all other technology applications will be embedded into our site.

Registration Process:

Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2021 - 2022 school year. Students who require a placement due to a medical concern can apply following our Duty to Accommodate process.  Parents wishing to apply for a medical placement can contact their school principal in regards to the duty to accommodate process.

Frequently Asked Questions