Admission and Registration

Registration Procedure

Students looking to attend St. Mary Catholic Secondary School must submit
all the required documents listed below under the appropriate drop down menu to register.

*Incomplete packages will not be accepted.*

Please email or drop off any completed registration packages to Dawn Clapperton, Guidance Secretary.

Are you currently a secondary school student?

An intake meeting with the Vice-Principal is required and
will only be scheduled after a
complete registration package is handed in.

Parent/guardian's are responsible for requesting copies of the following documentation
from their previous school(s).


Secondary school students from another board must provide the following information:

    1. Registration Package

    2. Proof of Date of Birth must be shown directly to Guidance Secretary (Birth Certificate, Certificate of Live Birth, Passport or Certification of Citizenship)

    3. Proof of Residency must be shown to Guidance Secretary (Utility Bill, Property Tax Bill or Phone Bill)

    4. Student History Form (Parent/guardian must sign consent portion of the form prior to requesting the VP at your current school to complete)

    5. Transcript - (request from Guidance at your current school)

    6. Credit Counselling Summary - (request from Guidance at your current school)

    7. Most recent Report Card - (provided by parent/guardian)

    8. Latest I.E.P. - Individual Education Plan - If yes, parents/guardian must submit the Spec. Ed Consent to Share Information with the registration package.

    9. First Nation, Métis and Inuit Voluntary Self-Identification Form (only if applicable)
      What are the benefits of self-identification?
      -
      First Nation, Métis and Inuit students will have access to programs, leadership opportunities and post-secondary pathways, bursaries and scholarships specifically for them.
      -
      Schools will be better informed about their Indigenous students’ achievement and well-being.
      -
      The Board will be better able to target funding and initiatives to enhance the success of all students.

    10. Custody Papers (only if applicable)

    11. Emergency Response Procedure for Medical Conditions Form (only if applicable)

*Please note if a student has recently moved into the HKPR District Health Unit boundary they must upload their student's immunization record to the Ehealthontario website.

Are you currently a grade 8 student from the public system?

An interview with a Vice-Principal, Student Success Teacher and/or Special Education Staff
may be requested for some grade 8 students to ensure a smooth transition.

Grade 8 students from a PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL must provide the following information:

    1. Registration Package

    2. Grade 9 - 2022 Course Selection Sheet

    3. Student Success Transition Form

    4. Proof of Birth Verification must be shown to Guidance Secretary (Birth Certificate, Passport, Canadian Citizenship, Certificate of Live Birth)

    5. Proof of Residency must be shown to Guidance Secretary (Utility Bill, Property Tax Bill or Phone Bill)

    6. Most recent Grade 8 Report Card (provided by parent/guardian)

    7. Latest I.E.P. - Individual Education Plan - If yes, parents/guardian must submit the Spec. Ed Consent to Share Information with the registration package.

    8. First Nation, Métis and Inuit Voluntary Self-Identification Form (only if applicable)
      What are the benefits of self-identification?
      -First Nation, Métis and Inuit students will have access to programs, leadership opportunities and post-secondary pathways, bursaries and scholarships specifically for them.
      -Schools will be better informed about their Indigenous students’ achievement and well-being.
      -The Board will be better able to target funding and initiatives to enhance the success of all students.

    9. Custody Papers (only if applicable)

    10. Emergency Response Procedure for Medical Conditions Form (only if applicable)

*Please note if a student has recently moved into the HKPR District Health Unit boundary they must upload their student's immunization record to the Ehealthontario website.


Are you currently a grade 8 student in the PVNCCDSB?

Grade 8 students in our CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY FEEDER SCHOOLS will receive their registration packages directly from our Student Success Teacher, November through December during their elementary school visit. If a student who did not register prior to the February registration deadline, must contact our Student Success Teacher, Kim Lowry to follow up on registering.

Feeder Schools

    • Notre Dame Catholic Elementary School, Cobourg

    • St. Anthony Catholic Elementary School, Port Hope

    • St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School, Cobourg

    • St. Mary Catholic Elementary School, Campbellford

    • St. Mary Catholic Elementary School, Grafton

    • St. Michael Catholic Elementary School, Cobourg

2022-23 COURSES

2022-23 Prerequisite Flow Chart
2022-23 Course Descriptions Document

2022/23 Courses Offered

Grade 9 Courses

Grade 10 Courses

Grade 11 Courses

Grade 12 Courses

Finalized course selection for the 2023-24 school year will be available in April 2023.