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Accommodation Review – Beaverton/Thorah Central Elementary

Accommodation Review - Township of Brock Elementary
(Beaverton PS and Thorah Central PS)

To learn more about the Accommodation Review – Beaverton/Thorah Central Elementary (BTE, please review the following documents presented to the Board of Trustees on October 17, 2016.

October 18, 2016 – Media Release: DDSB Begins Modified Accommodation Review Process For Two Township of Brock Elementary Schools

  • Public Meeting – December 13, 2016 — 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.​
    PowerPoint Presentation​
    Beaverton Public School
    270 King Street West
    Beaverton, Ontario

Phase One: 
At the October 17, 2016 Board Meeting the Durham District School Board (DDSB) approved the establishment of a modified accommodation review process for the Township of Brock.

Two schools are being considered in this Accommodation Review for potential closure/consolidation: Beaverton PS and Thorah Central PS.

In keeping with the March 2015 Ministry of Education Pupil Accommodation Guideline and the DDSB's Policy and Procedure 7113 regarding Pupil Accommodation, the Board is undertaking a Modified Accommodation Review to seek community input regarding the Staff Recommended Option for the identified schools.  There will be one Public Meeting held at Beaverton PS. The Public Meeting will take place on Tuesday December 13, 2016.​

Board Report: Accommodation Review – Township of Brock (Beaverton PS and Thorah Central PS) – Initial Staff Recommendation Report

In the Initial Staff Report, the Staff Recommended Option identifies the closure and consolidation of Thorah Central PS with Beaverton PS in a new, rebuilt elementary school on the Beaverton PS site conditional upon community support and the receipt of Ministry of Education approval and funding for the new school construction.

Please click on the following link to review the Staff Recommended Option.

B​ased on the Staff Recommended Option of a new school on the current Bea​verton PS site, Board Staff have created a video tour of Clara Hughes PS to give the Beaverton/Thorah Central community an idea of what a new school and facilities such as specialized classrooms and full-sized gymnasium and library would look like. 

​​​Phase Two:

Board of Trustees Approved Accommodation Solution

Board Report (Modified Accommodation Review Township of Brock (Beaverton PS Thorah Central PS) Elementary Final Staff Report

Board Report – Addendum Modified Accommodation Review – Township of Brock Elementary (Beaverton PS and Thorah Central PS)- Final Staff Report

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If you have questions or comments, please contact us at 905-666-5109, toll free at 1-800-339-6913 ext. 5109 or send an email at with your questions and contact information so we can respond back to you.



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