Grade 8 Information

2023-34 Grade 8 Info Night Presentation Nov 16 version 2.pdf

Scroll through the slideshow from our Grade 8 Parent/Guardian Information Evening  held on
November 16, 2023 - 6:30pm

Here are some of the programs currently offered at T.A.Blakelock High School. More information about the transition from grade 8 to these programs will be given by the individual elementary schools and also at the grade 8 parent information night on November 16th.

Explore the following HDSB Secondary Education Programs in more detail.

Questions about programs at T.A. Blakelock, our course offerings, programs or the transition process should be directed to our Guidance Department ext.229 or the Student Success teacher at your elementary school.  Please check out our school website for lots of information about our school and all it has to offer.

Transition Timeline

October - November

*note that applications for both the IB and I-STEM programs for the 2024-2025 school year will open on Friday, Oct. 27 and close on Dec. 4 at 11:59 p.m.

December - January


Virtual Grade 8-9 Transition Information Session For 2024-2025

Do you have a student going into secondary school for the next school year?

Come join us and learn more about:   

 Graduation Requirements

    Secondary School Programs 

     Available Support/Resources

         Question and Answer Portion   

Sessions Offered in Various Languages - Please click on the titles highlighted in blue to register for the date and time listed below,

Mandarin Information Session

November 13 from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

November 15 from 9:30 am -11:30 am 

Hindi/Urdu Information Session

November 14th from 6:30- 8:30 pm

Pashto Information Session

November 13, from 6:30- 8:30 pm

Arabic Information Session

November 13 from 6:30pm-8:30pm

Ukrainian/Russian Information Session

November 15 from 6:30pm-8:30pm

* Please note the Deadline for registration is October 31,@3pm, Thanks.