INTRODUCING FAx: We are leaders in education for students with dyslexia and language-based learning differences. In addition to our independent day-school, we are happy to announce that we are offering more services to help empower the 1 in 5 people in the community who have learning differences. Our new outreach center, FAx, extends access to Fraser Academy’s […]
Stratford Hall student stars in Beauty and the Beast at the Vancouver Playhouse
With new show Beauty and the Beast, Karen Flamenco Dance Company celebrates 10 years An ambitious new production of Beauty and the Beast, a thriving children’s program, an expanded studio, and a new weekly venue to showcase flashing ruffles and clacking castanets: Karen Flamenco has a lot to celebrate on its 10th anniversary. Reflecting, […]
The Last Word with Mike McCardell: Gift for Canadian veterans
Stratford Hall proudly hosted Mike McCardell on May 28th, in Ms. Lindsay Causey’s Grade 3 classroom. He spoke with students on how they are honouring Canadian veterans in Korea. Please click here for the video.
Guiding Innovators of Tomorrow
Exciting things are happening at Queen Margaret’s School. Guided by a refreshed Strategic Plan, QMS is providing more immersive student learning opportunities in the area of sustainable innovation and entrepreneurial thinking. The perfect mix for budding entrepreneurs! In partnership with Junior Achievement BC, QMS students in Grades 6 and 8 have worked for weeks under […]
Southpointe Academy Alumni
As a young school, Southpointe Academy’s alumni are just beginning to make an impact. The two following alumni for Southpointe Academy are being highlighted for their extensive work in both Mental Health and Wellness. Please learn more about their journey’s below: Taryn Jessop (Class of 2015) Taryn talks about her struggles with mental health and […]
West Point Grey Academy Alumni
The ISABC is excited to start sharing the acheivements of our member school’s alumni. ISABC schools educate and develop students to provide postive global impact after graduation. We are looking forward to sharing just some of the ISABC alumni stories with you in the upcoming months. Our first alumni profiles come from West Point Grey […]
We’re ADDING Room for the Future! Three have now become one
Three separate buildings have now become one continuous school. Stratford Hall is pleased to announce that it has acquired the property at 3030-3038 Commercial Drive, expanding its footprint along Commercial Drive. Since its founding in 2000, Stratford Hall has grown steadily in response to rising demand for its outstanding IB programs. As such, […]
Urbanism for eight-year-olds
It turns out eight year olds are also plugged into conversations about urbanism, affordability and neighbourhood change in Vancouver. Lindsay Causey of independent school Stratford Hall is teaching a unit on “how we organize ourselves.” Students are learning about decisions we make as a society and their impact on people and the environment. They’ve touched […]
18th Annual Fundraising Campaign to Support Alcohol-Free Graduation Celebrations
The LDB (Liquor Distribution Branch) announced their 18th annual fundraising campaign to support alcohol-free graduation celebrations in communities throughout British Columbia. The Campaign will run in their stores from March 4 to March 31, 2018. Applications for this grant are due in the FISA office by Tuesday, December 5, 2017. An application is attached.
Independent or Private; does the language help or confuse?
In British Columbia parents value a wide range of alternatives when choosing the education for their children; however, in conversation parents are often uncertain on the simple matter of vocabulary. Are these schools private or independent and what is implied by the vocabulary used? The government of British Columbia makes it clear that in […]