New Grade 8's

As parents and students are beginning to prepare for the transition into grade 8, we welcome you to our school website.  You will find all the information about McMath that you need.  You will find more detailed information on life at McMath here:  Please contact us via phone or e-mail if you have any questions.  Follows are some dates important for incoming Grade 8's for the 2022/23 school year:


 Feb. 1-4

 Counsellors make initial visits to Grade 7 schools in catchment (English & French Immersion).

 Feb. 8 (7:00)

 Course Planning Information Session for parents of students in grades 7 to 11.   Virtual session: link to be provided.

 Feb. 11

 Grade 8 “Program Planning” sheets due (to gr.7 teacher for catchment schools).

 TBD in Mar or April (Drop-in 3:15-4pm)

 Gr.Non-Catchment (& transfer approved) Program Planning.  You will be contacted by school counsellor.

 Mar.  8 or 9

 Math 8/9 Placement Test for incoming grade 8's at McMath at 3:30.  Students please enter the school through the front door.

 March 8th: Byng, Diefenbaker, Dixon, Steves

 March 9th: Gilmore, Homma, Westwind, other

 Late April

 McMath School Based Team visits elementary schools to recieve student support/transition information. 

 May 25

 Grade 7 Orientation at McMath (approx. 9-11am) or VIRTUAL TBD  

 Late August

 School information packages mailed home.


If you live outside the McMath catchment, you are still welcome to apply to our school as a "Transfer Student".   Please do so using the appropriate forms available from all schools.  The application deadline is posted on the district website here:

Successful applicants will be called by a McMath counsellor to complete program planning documents and discuss other transition details.