Students Requiring Additional Support

School districts and independent school authorities should have the necessary plans in place to be able to shift between stages if and when required.

Last update: August 10, 2020

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For all Stages

Consideration should be given to monitoring and responding to the needs of children and youth in care and Indigenous students as appropriate.


Stage 1

  • Regular operating levels of in-class instruction

Stage 2 to 4

Offer full-time in-school support and instruction to students with disabilities/diverse abilities and students requiring additional support.

  • If required due to public health learning group limits, prioritize in-person supports based on needs assessment
  • Teachers and support staff assist students and families with remote learning as required to balance any in-person supports provided

Stage 5

No in-school supports provided.

  • IEPs, outreach and assessment to determine student needs
  • Teachers and support staff assist students and families with remote learning