Learning @ Home

Welcome SRCE students, families and staff to our Learning @ Home page!

The links at the end of this page will connect you to the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development’s learning and curriculum websites for students, families, and teachers.
 

 

May 8, 2020, Update

Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced that the school year for students and pre-primary children will end on Friday, June 5, 2020. Teachers will continue to work from home until the end of June to complete assessments and other tasks. As school and regional teams, our focus will continue to be on supporting our students’ learning, well-being and overall success. You may access a copy of the news release at Students Finish School June 5, Plan for Reopening Nova Scotia Under Development

May 1, 2020, Update

All Nova Scotia public schools and licensed childcare providers will now remain closed up to and including Friday, May 22, 2020. The closure will be reassessed as the situation changes.

This extension will allow public health officials to monitor the impact of recent changes in public health restrictions, before determining next steps for public schools and licensed childcare.

April 28, 2020, Update

Premier Stephen McNeil announced plans today to continue at-home learning until at least Tuesday, May 19, 2020.  Following the recommendation of Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia's Chief Medical Officer of Health, all public schools and child care providers will remain closed until then to prevent the spread of COVID-19. These closures will be reassessed as that date approaches.  Access the news release at Schools and Licenced Child Care to Remain Closed Until After May Long Weekend

March 30, 2020

On Monday, March 30, 2020, Premier Stephen McNeil announced that all public schools will remain closed until at least May 1, 2020, as part of Nova Scotia's measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  In addition, the Premier released the plan for at-home student learning during the closure period.  For highlights of the Learning Continuity Plan for Students, click here. To access a summary of the Learning Continuity Plan for Students, click here.

Teachers and school administrators are checking in with students and families and are working on learning plans. Please feel free to contact your child’s teacher(s) or principal if you have questions about your child's education.  Access this link for the 2019-2020 School Directory.

Students and families will have access to e-learning and at-home learning packages to support their learning during the closure.

Beginning on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, all students in Grade Primary to 9 will receive at-home learning starter packages delivered to all homes in the same package that contains the store flyers. You can expect to receive these packages every two weeks thereafter.

If you do not currently receive weekly flyers and want to activate delivery, please contact the Saltwire network through one of the following ways:

In addition, students and families will continue to have access to student support services, including SchoolsPlus.   If you require additional supports, please contact your teacher or principal who will connect you to the support you need.  

Online Mathematics Tutoring Sessions and Resources for Grade 9 to 12 Students

Online mathematics resources are available for Grades 9 to 12 students with anytime access to video tutorials, practice questions and vocabulary review. Students can access free one-to-one online mathematics tutoring sessions and resources through your gnspes account at http://gnspes.ca by clicking on the Nova Scotia Homework Hub icon or call toll-free 1-888-444-6607 to speak to a tutor. Math tutors are now available for Grades 9-12, from 1-3 p.m. Monday to Friday, and from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. French-speaking tutors are available. 

We know this is an uncertain time for families. If you feel at-home learning is creating additional challenges, please speak with your child’s teacher or principal. No student will be disadvantaged because of COVID-19. Next year, our teachers and staff will work with students to identify and address any learning gaps.

Let’s continue to support and be good to one another as we work together to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Take good care of yourselves, families and neighbours; and continue to follow all of the public health COVID-19 protocols. Accurate and up-to-date information is available at:

Please continue to check the COVID-19 section of the SRCE website for updates

As school and regional teams, our focus will continue to be on supporting our students’ learning, well-being and overall success. The SRCE Regional Office may be accessed by calling 902-625-2191 or by emailing srce@srce.ca where your call will be directed to the appropriate staff member.

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