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.
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.
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.
If your family is residing in Canada under a Diplomatic posting, Refugee protection form, Study or Work Permit (collectively called Fundable Admissions), you may be enroled in West Vancouver schools, subject to regulations under Canadian federal government and West Vancouver Schools policy. You must first complete a document review procedure before completing the student admission application form. To learn about the document review process, please click here. Once completed, the Fundable Admission team will contact you by email with next steps.
When to Apply
Admission for the 2022 – 2023 school year is ongoing.
Admission for the 2023 – 2024 school year begins in the fall, according to the following timelines:
OCTOBER 17, 2022
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 16, 2023
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.
After submitting an application online, you will be contacted by email to request that you provide good-quality PDF copies of all the required documentation by email to the BICS office at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.