Summer Learning

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What is Summer Learning?

West Vancouver Schools Summer Learning programs provide rich learning opportunities for students over the summer months.  Summer Learning programs range from elementary to secondary and include a range of different course options.  All Summer Learning courses strive to:

  • Support student engagement in a different learning environment
  • Provide students with skill-building opportunities in specific curriculum areas
  • Support personal success in a specific curriculum areas
  • Provide opportunities for focused curriculum
  • Provide support for key transitions

Eligibility

The BC Ministry of Education provides funding for eligible residents of British Columbia only. Out-of-district and independent school students must attach good-quality electronic copies of all required documentation in order for the registration form to be submitted properly. Details are available in the Registration section of this website.

International fee-paying students must pay a fee for all courses. The list of fees is available in the Fees and Policies section of this website. Graduated students (June 2019 and earlier) are not eligible for summer learning but can register with an adult education centre. For more information, visit www.bcsdceda.ca

Please note: We are only able to accept registrations from international fee-paying students and Diplomat, Refugee, Study Permit, Work Permit  students already attending a school within the West Vancouver School District. If you have any questions, please contact Kathy Grant or summerlearning@wvschools.ca

Attendance

Daily attendance for Summer Learning is required. Extended absences for any reason are not accommodated. These include, but are not limited to work, vacations, sporting events, games or practices, family commitments, or music festivals. Absences beyond two days may result in the student being removed from the course.  Students should not register for a summer learning course if they are unable to commit to full-time attendance. Two days of late attendance are equivalent to one absence.

Elementary Program Dates
Hollyburn Elementary and Pauline Johnson Elementary sites

Thursday, July 2nd to Friday, July 17th, 2020
8:45am – 12:25pm

Students who have completed any grade between Kindergarten and Grade 6 by June 30th, 2020 are eligible for the Elementary Summer Learning program.

 

Secondary Program Dates
West Vancouver Secondary School site

Full Credit Courses
Thursday, July 2nd to Friday, July 31st, 2020     8:30am – 1:00pm

Completion**/Preview/Transitions Courses
Academic Preparation for English Language Learners Course
Thursday, July 2nd to Friday, July 17th, 2020     8:30am – 12:30pm
** Please note that Completion Courses are ONLY available to students who are currently attending Ecole Sentinel Secondary, Inglewood Secondary, Rockridge Secondary, or West Vancouver Secondary.

Skill-Building Math Courses
Monday, July 29th to Friday, July 31st, 2020     8:30am – 1:10pm

Students who have completed any grade between Grades 7 and 12 by June 30th, 2020 are eligible for the Secondary Summer Learning programs.

Online registration opening

April 1st, 2020 – Current West Vancouver public school students.
April 8th, 2020 – Out-of-district and independent school students.
Click here for more information.


Principal (Secondary and Elementary programs)

Kathy Grant  kgrant@wvschools.ca

Vice Principals (Elementary program)

Pauline Johnson:
Shannon Gray  sgray@wvschools.ca

Hollyburn:
Kristina Hayes:  khayes@wvschools.ca

General inquiries: summerlearning@wvschools.ca