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Welcome to West Vancouver

West Vancouver Schools (WVS) is a community of learners that draws students from West Vancouver, Bowen Island, Lions Bay and beyond. As the top performing public school board in British Columbia, WVS is built on a tradition of academic excellence.

WVS is comprised of 14 elementary and 3 secondary institutions. In each school, we celebrate the potential of every student, and work to equip them with the conscience and character to persevere in our complex and fast-changing world.

Schools

Learn more about our schools, our admission process, and how your child would fit in to our learning community.

Premier Academies

Our Premier Academies help students experience the rewards of focus and determination through dedication to specific disciplines.

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News & Events

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This changes everything

Published on June 22, 2017

We’ve probably all heard about teachers who have an amazing capacity to transform lives, but have you ever heard of one that goes about it by transforming the very spaces in which students learn?

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Passion for social justice inspires winning speech

Published on June 20, 2017

Sierra Lee, currently in Grade 7 at École Cedardale, is very passionate about social justice issues. That enthusiasm came through for her recently, when she prepared for a speech on gender inequality — and won first place in her grade and category in the provincial concours d’art oratoire (CAO),

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Lessons in democracy

Published on May 17, 2017

Ji Hoon You and Christina Zhang, both in their first year of Grade 6 Late French Immersion at École Pauline Johnson elementary, are very enthusiastic about their most recent learning experience with the BC Election.

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