Admissions Documentation

Important Information

You will receive an email with further instructions from BICS admissions within 24 – 48 hours of submission of your online application.

To comply with health and safety guidelines, all required admissions documents are being accepted electronically.

Parents and visitors should not enter the school without an appointment.

Good-quality electronic copies of all required documentation must be submitted by a parent or legal guardian to bics@wvschools.ca

PDF copies are preferred. Poor quality scans or photos will not be accepted.

Documents must be submitted by a parent or legal guardian, not another family member, caregiver or friend. Relocation and/or real estate agents are not permitted to act independently for parents.

Incomplete documentation will not be accepted.

Student Admissions

Bowen Island Community School, is pleased to accept applications for children entering Kindergarten to Grade 7 who reside both within and outside of West Vancouver Schools.

Please read the West Vancouver School’s student admissions guidelines for more information.

When to Apply

Admission for the 2020 – 2021 school year is ongoing. Contact the school office directly for more information.

Admission for the 2021 – 2022 school year begins in the fall, according to the following timelines:

 

OCTOBER 15, 2020

Applications accepted for ALL Kindergarten students (in-catchment, in-district, and out-of-district students), and All students living IN-CATCHMENT entering Grades 1 – 7


JANUARY 15, 2021

Applications accepted for OUT-OF-CATCHMENT (in-district) students and OUT-OF-DISTRICT (OOD) students entering Grades 1 – 7.


Detailed information regarding student registration is outlined in Administrative Procedure 300 – Student Registration, Enrollment and Placement – click here to view.


PLEASE NOTE: If an enrollment timeline listed in AP 300 falls on a weekend, the date recognized by the Administrative Procedure for Student Registration will be the Monday following that date.

Current students do not need to re-apply

How to Apply

Submit an online application form. Please note that all registration is done online and applications will be date and time stamped at the point of online submission.

Important: Applications are not considered complete until you have submitted all supporting documentation to the school office by email. Students with incomplete applications will not receive offers nor be placed on waitlists.

Supporting Documentation

After submitting an application online, you will be contacted by email to request that you provide good-quality electronic copies of all the required documentation to the BICS office at bics@wvschools.ca

PDF copies are preferred. Poor-quality scans or photos will not be accepted.

To comply with health and safety guidelines, all required admissions documents are being accepted electronically. Parents and visitors should not enter the school without an appointment.

 

FOR DETAILS ABOUT REQUIRED DOCUMENTS, CLICK HERE

 

Documents must be emailed by a parent or legal guardian, not another family member, caregiver or friend. Relocation and/or real estate agents are not permitted to act independently for parents.

2021-2022 Admissions applications available as of October 15 at 8am. All documentation will be accepted electronically.Read more