December 5, 2020

Peel Region High Performers Program provides flexible scheduling for student athletes, artists to train, compete


The Peel District School Board's Peel Region High Performers Program accommodate student athletes and artists by offering flexible timetabling to accommodate demanding practice, competition, rehearsal and/or performance schedules that take place during the regular school day. The program is open to students in grades 4 to 12 and offered at Britannia Public School (grades 4 to 5), Dolphin Sr. Public School (grades 6 to 8) and Mississauga Secondary School (grades 9 to 12). 

Applications for the 2021-22 school year are open and available at www.peelschools.org/HighPerformers. There is no cost to attend the program, however, there is an application fee of $40.

Families can learn more about the Peel Region High Performers Program by attending the virtual information night(s) and/or contacting the school for more information. Details are as follows:  

  • Grades 4 to 5 - offered at Britannia Public School
    • Located at 1145 Swinbourne Dr. in Mississauga
    • Information night: Dec. 8, 2020 from 5 to 6 p.m. - Join the meeting

  • Grades 6 to 8 - offered at Dolphin Sr. Public School 
  • Grades 9 to 12 - offered at Mississauga Secondary School 
    • Located at 550 Courtney Park Dr. W. in Mississauga
    • Although the information night has passed, families can access and get more information by visiting https://bit.ly/MSS-openhouse
To qualify for the program, high-performing students must be recommended by a coach, agent or instructor who can verify the students' levels of competitiveness, training hours and schedules. Students will be expected to work towards maintaining provincial academic standards and will be supported in their pursuit of academic achievement, while achieving athletic or arts excellence through their participation on sports teams and arts endeavours outside of school.

Students in the Peel Region High Performers Program will have the opportunity to participate in school activities and will be supported as they work towards meeting the expectations of the Ontario curriculum. Students will be on a modified timetable that reflects each student's individual training and competition schedules.

For more information and to apply, visit www.peelschools.org/HighPerformers. To learn more about each High Performers school, families can also contact the schools directly:
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