Province Postpones March Break to April Due to COVID-19

Today (February 11), Minister of Education Stephen Lecce announced that the province is postponing March Break for all elementary and secondary students across Ontario due to COVID-19. 

The five-day break, originally scheduled for March 15-19, will now take place April 12-16 instead.

The announcement means that all Grand Erie students and staff will be in school – either in class or online – during this traditional break in March. The new break will see students and staff not in class April 12-16. 

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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