Welcome to egremont community school

Welcome to our website!  Egremont is a K-8 school in Holstein, Ontario on the southern edge of Grey County.   With just over 200 students, we are a small school with a big heart and strong ties to the local community.  Our staff, parents, community partners and students work together to provide a quality education, engaging extra-curricular activities and a safe and supportive environment for our students. 

Please feel free to browse our links, contact me at (519) 334-3640 ext 527 or email me at [email protected] if you have any questions about our school, our programs or how to get involved with our amazing School Community Council.

Cathy Griffin

When to Mask

March 11th Lifting of Protocol letter to parents


Kindergarten Registration - If your Kindergarten aged child is not yet registered with us, please contact the office to arrange to pick up (or receive electronic copies of) our registration package as soon as possible.  It really helps helps us organize our classes for next year when we know how many students are coming and how many teachers we need:)

TBA - With the lifting of restrictions, we will start working on a "Welcome to Kindergarten Tour' 

March 24th.- last pizza day of the January order

Friday March 25 until Tuesday March 29th - PIZZA ORDER OPEN on School Cash Online*

March 31st - new pizza days for 5 weeks (until the end of April). 

Monday, March 28 - Grade 5/6 Outdoor Ed session at the Holstein Park

Tuesday, March 29 - Grade 6/7 Outdoor Ed session at the Holstein Park  

Friday, April 8th - Grad Photos in the morning

May 4–June 24, 2022 - EQAO testing for Grade 3 & 6.  More information to come on the exact dates for each class.

Monday, June 27 - Grade 8 Graduation (rain date Tuesday June 28th).  More info to come to Grade 8 parents regarding graduation.

Tuesday, June 28 - Final Report Cards go home


Important Information for Drop Offs & Pick Ups:

  • If your child walks to school, please talk with them about arriving between 8:40 and 8:50. Remind them to line up on the sidewalk before our driveway ( 6’/2m apart).  A staff member will be at the driveway to supervise entry.  There is no other supervision before 8:55.
  • Drop off: Please enter our bus loop AFTER the 3rd bus has entered.  After the busses depart, please pull as far up the sidewalk as you can.  Then the students may exit vehicles onto the sidewalk.  There will be a staff member there to meet the students
  • All bus changes must be communicated to the office prior to 2:30 – call the main office (519) 334-3640 ext 100 or by sending a note to school.

Please check these documents for COVID advice:

COVID School Screening Tool

What to do if I have COVID symptoms or have been exposed

Rapid Antigen Testing Kit Instructions

Dear Families,

Bluewater District School Board is dedicated to the inclusion of all students but acknowledges the right of parent(s)/guardian(s) to request that their child(ren) be exempted from instruction related to the Human Development and Sexual Health expectations found in strand D of ‘The Ontario Curriculum: Health and Physical Education, Grades 1-8, 2019’.

Administrative procedure AP 7522-D “Exemption from Instruction in Human Development and Sexual Health (for students in grades 1-8 only)”, available on the board website at www.bwdsb.on.ca and posted below, provides additional details regarding the exemption process.

Please read the curriculum expectations, specific to your child’s grade (1 to 8) which are attached below. If you have any questions, and/or would like to request an exemption, please contact the school office. The deadline to request an exemption for the current school year is January 21, 2021.


Cathy Griffin

Principal, Egremont

AF7522 Exemption from Human Development and Sexual Health Grades 1 to 8 Form.docx
All Grades 1-8 Expectations-Human Development Sexual Health Strands.pdf






Egremont School Handbook 2021-2022 (clickable link)

What should students bring to school (clickable link)

Letter from Director Wilder (clickable link)

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