16-18 years old & Need Your Diploma?

Congratulations on continuing to pursuing your high school education!

Thank you for exploring GELA Under 21 Day School Program to complete your Ontario Secondary School Diploma!

Secondary School Registration

During the school year, if you're new to the community and your teen was previously enrolled in high school, please register at your area Grand Erie HOME school as soon as possible.

Prior to September, please contact the school in your area to learn the dates for registration and to make an appointment with a guidance counsellor.

We want each student to have a successful transition into our school. Purposeful choices allow students to personalize and find the best fit for their EDUCATIONAL needs and goals. Students must be 16 years age to enroll in GELA day school programming.

Please call 519-753-6079 ext. 277010 or ext. 277006 to consult with the GELA Guidance Team about program eligibility, options, availability, and needs!

When you register, you will need:

  • Proof of age (birth certificate, passport)
  • A copy of your transcript from the LAST high school you attended
  • Proof of address (a lease, or a bill with your parent/guardian’s name and address)
  • Proof that you are living with a parent/guardian (custody information if applicable)
  • Proof that you have received immunization shots
  • ***A referral from your home school may be required. At the time of registration, you will need to be prepared to:
    • Each appointment lasts approximately 45 minutes.
    • Students who are under 18 years of age will require a parent or guardian to be present to be involved in the registration process.
    • Complete the student registration package.
    • Meet with the Guidance Counsellor to discuss program options, select a timetable, take a school tour, etc.

Our two locations for Under 21 Day School programming are:

GELA Rawdon CampusGELA Simcoe Campus

365 Rawdon St.150 West St. (Giant Tiger Mall)

Brantford, ONSimcoe, ON

Do you have questions? We have Answers and are Glad to help!

Please Call our Team Today!

Diane Martino

Guidance Secretary

(519) 753-6079 ext. 277010


Matthew Malcolm

Head of Guidance & Student Services

(519) 753-6079 ext. 277006


Pam O’Halloran


(519) 753-6079 ext. 277002