Valley North Planning Area

Rainbow District School Board has approved accommodation reviews for six planning areas in the 2016-2017 school year – Central Sudbury, Espanola, New Sudbury, Valley East, Valley North and West Sudbury.

Here is the proposed delivery of education in the Valley North Planning Area, in accordance with the Capital and Accommodation Plan Initial Staff Report presented on August 30, 2016:

For September 1, 2017:

• Consolidate Chelmsford Valley District Composite School Grades 9 to 12 into Confederation Secondary School and Sudbury Secondary School (for students in the Azilda area)

For September 1, 2018:

• Revitalize the Chelmsford Valley District Composite School building to create a JK-8 dual track school

• Consolidate Chelmsford Public School and Larchwood Public School into the JK-8 dual track school

• Transfer the French Immersion program from Levack Public School to the JK-8 dual track school

Notice of Public Meeting

The public meeting for the Valley North Planning Area will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 6 pm to 8:30 pm at Chelmsford Valley District Composite School, 3594 Highway 144, Chelmsford. All parents/guardians in the planning area are invited to attend. The input will inform the Capital and Accommodation Plan Final Staff Report.

School Information Profiles (SIP) for the Valley North Planning Area

A School Information Profile (SIP) has been created for the schools under review. The profile contains important data, including current and projected enrolment, programs offered, utilization rates, maps and site plans, indoor and outdoor facilities, transportation information, accessibility, extra-curricular activities, past and projected capital improvements, operational costs and community use.

Note: Major Facility Needs – Details – Supplements Section 2.2 of the School Information Profile.

Important Dates

Staff will present the Capital and Accommodation Plan Final Staff Report to Trustees at a Special Board Meeting on Thursday, November 24, 2016.

A Special Board Meeting will be held on Monday, December 12, 2016 for members of the public to make presentations to the Board of Trustees in accordance with the Board’s governance by-laws, which can be accessed here.

A Special Board Meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 to decide accommodation review outcomes.

Learn more about the Capital and Accommodation Plan