Our Mission Statement

In an atmosphere of mutual respect, West Bay inspires, encourages and challenges students to become active, compassionate lifelong learners within their local and global communities.


West Bay Elementary

Our School

West Bay Elementary offers the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP) to all students from Kindergarten to Grade 7. Authorized as an IB World School since August 2007, the PYP integrates the British Columbia Ministry of Education curriculum into a framework of inquiry with a global perspective. This approach expands the BC curriculum in breadth and depth. Rigorous learning activities are directly linked to progressively challenging stages of questioning that drive the inquiry.

Our Location

West Bay is located at the end of a cul-de-sac in a neighbourhood tucked away in the heart of West Vancouver. Surrounded by expansive forested areas, students have a wonderful environment at their doorstep for exploration, discovery, and play.

School News & Publications

Click on the button below to access our School News page where you can find our e-bulletins, publications, and other important files.

Can it Really be that Simple?

Published on April 29, 2019

Last month, I had the pleasure of attending the District PAC presentation, “Dreaming of Great Sleep for your Family?” featuring Dr.

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Lessons Learned from Fortnite

Published on February 11, 2019

My son just turned eleven. He has the unfortunate lot in life of celebrating his birthday relatively close to Christmas,

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Time flies when you are busy learning!

Published on December 18, 2018

It is hard to believe that the first term has come to a close. Where did the time go? As they say,

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