Welcome To Sherwood Secondary School

Welcome to Sherwood Secondary, a composite high school with a current enrolment of about 1050 students. The “Home of the Saints” opened in 1967 and we proudly offer a wide variety of exciting and rewarding programs both in and out of the classroom to prepare our students for their futures.

Sherwood students have access to academic, technical, business, athletic, and creative arts programming at the Workplace, Open, College and University levels. We also offer courses that can lead to apprenticeship opportunities, and Special Education Programs.  Highlights of our offerings include:

  • Specialist High Skills Major Health & Wellness Program (Personal Health & Fitness and Health Care)
  • Technology, including Construction (Electrical) &  Transportation 2 credit course packages and Hairstyling & Aesthetics
  • OYAP
  • Athletic Focus courses including  Field Games, Court Games, Ice Games & Racquet sports
  • Mohawk Dual Credit program
  • Arts, including Ceramics & Dance
  • Graduated Support program developing greater independence and life skills for Special Needs students

Our extra- and co-curricular activities are varied and excellent. Not only do we have many sports teams for female & male athletes, we provide opportunities in theatre arts, instrumental and vocal music, numerous clubs and committees, and many student leadership experiences. We also benefit from the strong support of our parents, guardians and community through our vibrant School Council. With this support and the dedication of our talented school staff, we strive to have our students fulfil the mission of Sherwood Secondary School: “To provide every student with opportunities to fully develop his/her talents and abilities in a safe school environment. Our school community fosters a generation of students with the knowledge, critical thinking and social skills necessary to embrace a diverse and dynamic society.”

You can keep up to date with the latest happenings & future Sherwood events with our School Calendar and Principal’s Blog using the following links:

Sherwood School Calendar

Principal’s Blog




Drama club collect production schedules from Mr. Grant in room 103. http://t.co/p5xW4tSJnl

Posted on Nov 24 2014 @ 7:28 pm

The Knitting Club will meet at lunch on Tuesday in the Library. http://t.co/IkrjYM8KHH

Posted on Nov 24 2014 @ 6:49 pm

Let Me Be Me will meet Tuesday November 25 at lunch in room 216 http://t.co/g1isQ4OLhG

Posted on Nov 24 2014 @ 5:33 pm

Sherwood welcomes all @HWDSB in-catchment and F.I. students & parents to our information night Wed, Nov 26th 7-9 pm http://t.co/1SfjBU87y0

Posted on Nov 24 2014 @ 2:22 pm

Congrats to the Sherwood Rep Band on your performance in the Santa Claus Parade. Great Job! http://t.co/dBYGLHegJr

Posted on Nov 24 2014 @ 2:05 pm


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Watch: One More Game
"Back in the Game" chronicled the seasons of high school football teams in Hamilton and Edmonton. Both teams will be featured in a full length documentary on TSN prior to the Grey Cup game. In this emotional excerpt from the documentary the Eastglen Blue Devils (Edmonton, AB) and HWDSB's Sir John A. Macdonald Chiefs (Hamilton, On) find out that they will be going to the Grey Cup game courtesy of Nissan.