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

 

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All ambassadors helping out with the grade eight parent open house are asked to attend a brief meeting Tuesday Nov… http://t.co/1iwew3GOv8

Posted on Nov 23 2014 @ 6:20 am

Check out the Sherwood @HWDSB band Saturday performing at @cityofhamilton Santa Claus parade. Playing right in front of the Jolly Big Guy 🎅

Posted on Nov 21 2014 @ 7:35 pm

Due to the early snowfall the Enviro-Club’s Rakefest event has to be cancelled. There will be a meeting for all… http://t.co/DOJHR4GPcd

Posted on Nov 21 2014 @ 2:04 pm

Boys’ Varsity Hockey http://t.co/bctKCSQxwd

Posted on Nov 21 2014 @ 1:08 pm

AIR BAND is back!!!! There will be a brief info meeting today at lunch in the aud. http://t.co/OfCEXyLUW6

Posted on Nov 21 2014 @ 12:32 pm

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Watch: Preparing for Secondary School Transition
Manny Figueiredo, Executive Superintendent of Leadership and Learning comments on HWDSB's focus on school transitions. Visit www.hwdsb.on.ca for more details on Information Nights for Grade 7 and 8 students preparing to transition to secondary school.