Remote Learning to Continue for Grand Erie Elementary Students

Elementary students in Southern Ontario will continue with remote learning for another two weeks. The announcement was made this afternoon by Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s Medical Officer of Health, as part of ongoing COVID-19 lockdown restrictions by the province.

The announcement impacts Grand Erie elementary students and staff who were scheduled to return to in-class instruction next week. These students and staff will now remain in remote learning, with in-class instruction not resuming until January 25.

On December 21, the province announced in-class instruction for secondary students and staff, including those in Grand Erie, would not resume until January 25. During remote learning, Grand Erie educators provide synchronous and asynchronous learning for students throughout the school day.

Grand Erie families who previously selected online learning through the Board’s Virtual Learning Academy are not impacted by today’s announcement.

For the latest COVID-19 information, visit or follow the Board on Twitter (@GEDSB). Families can also contact Grand Erie via email ( or phone (519-756-6301 or Toll Free: 1-888-548-8878).

Grand Erie District School Board represents nearly 18,000 students in 58 elementary schools and more than 7,500 students in 14 secondary schools within the city of Brantford and the counties of Brant, Haldimand, and Norfolk as well as students from Six Nations of the Grand River and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation.

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