Delivery Models

Are as follows:

  • CONVENTIONAL - Normal daily routines, with enhanced public health protocols
  • LEARN AT HOME (Remote) - Virtual synchronous learning, from home
  • * Please note the Adaptive Model is not available within our region.



    • Monday - Friday (5 days a week) with regular start and end times.
    • Designated entry and exit points, with monitoring of foot traffic flow.
    • Students will cohort with their classmates and their classroom teacher, but will maintain controlled contact with Itinerant/Rotary teachers, example: French, physical education, religious education, music etc.
    • Class sizes will remain the same in accordance with Ministry of Education guidelines. Adapted school environments will be implemented; cohort, hand hygiene, enhanced cleaning, masking and room re-orientation where possible (furniture removal and spacing). Please review our Health and Safety Information here.

    • Some changes may be more evident than others for various schools, with the possibility of staggered recess and lunch breaks for larger environments. Please review our Health and Safety Information here.

    • Grades 4-6 cloth masking is required (Ministry will provide a cloth mask). Kindergarten to grade 3, masks are not required but encouraged.
    • Students will be assessed and evaluated on curriculum expectations, and will receive progress reports and report cards.


    • Monday - Friday (5 days a week) with regular start and end times.
    • Designated entry and exit points, with monitoring of foot traffic flow.
    • Student rotation will be minimized.
    • Students will cohort with their classmates in their homerooms, but will maintain controlled contact with Itinerant/Rotary teachers (French, physical education, religious education, music etc.)
    • Class sizes will remain the same in accordance with Ministry of Education guidelines. Adapted school environments will be implemented; cohorting, hand hygiene, enhanced cleaning, masking and room re-orientation where possible (furniture removal and spacing). Please review our Health and Safety Information here.
    • Some changes may be more evident than others for various schools, with the possibility of staggered recess and lunch breaks for larger environments. Please review our Health and Safety Information here.
    • Cloth masking is required (Ministry will provide students with a cloth mask).
    • Students will be assessed and evaluated on curriculum expectations, and will receive progress reports and report cards.


    • Monday - Friday (5 days a week) with regular start and end times.
    • Designated entry and exit points, with monitoring of foot traffic flow.
    • Cloth masking is required (Ministry will provide students with a cloth mask).
    • Student rotation will be minimized.

    • Class sizes will remain the same in accordance with Ministry of Education guidelines. Adapted school environments will be implemented; cohorting, hand hygiene, enhanced cleaning, masking and room re-orientation where possible (furniture removal and spacing). Please review our Health and Safety Information here.
    • Students will take 2 courses per day, one in the morning and one in the afternoon.
    • Students will be enrolled in quadmesters comprised of two new courses, during the following time periods:
      • Quad One - September 3, 2020 to November 5, 2020
        (Exams Nov 6, Nov 9 and Nov 10)
      • Quad Two - November 11, 2020 to January 25, 2020
        (Exams Jan 26 & Jan 27)
      • Quad Three - February 1, 2021 to April 14, 2021
        (Exams April 15, April 16, April 19)
      • Quad Four - April 20, 2021 to June 22, 2021
        (Exams June 23 & June 24)
    • Exams will occur after each quadmester.
    • Students will be assessed and evaluated on curriculum expectations, and will receive progress reports and report cards.
    • All courses will be offered with the exception of instrumental music classes that use wind or brass instruments, or vocals.
    • Monday - Friday (5 days a week).
    • At Home Learning (Synchronous and Asynchronous).
    • 300 minutes of instruction per day. Students will have one teacher.
    • Platforms to be used - Google Classroom/Meet and D2L (Desire to Learn) and other Board approved Platforms.
    • Scheduled lessons will be provided by qualified Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board Teachers.
    • Students will be assessed and evaluated on curriculum expectations, and will receive progress reports and report cards.

    Virtual synchronous and asynchronous learning, from home

    • Monday - Friday (5 days a week).
    • At Home Learning (Synchronous and Asynchronous).
    • 300 min per day.
    • Platforms to be used - Google Classroom/Meet and D2L (Desire to Learn) and other Board approved Platforms.
    • Scheduled lessons will be provided by qualified Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board Teachers.
    • Students will be assessed and evaluated on curriculum expectations, and will receive progress reports and report cards.

    Virtual synchronous and asynchronous learning, from home.

    • Monday - Friday (5 days a week).
    • At Home Learning (Synchronous and Asynchronous).
    • 150 minutes of instruction per course per day. Students will have one teacher per course.
    • Platforms to be used - Google Classroom/Meet and D2L (Desire to Learn) and other Board approved Platforms.
    • Scheduled lessons will be provided by qualified Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board Teachers.
    • Students will be assessed and evaluated on curriculum expectations, and will receive progress reports and report cards.
    https://www.tbcschools.ca/about/covid-19/return-school/delivery-models

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