St. John’s School is an IB Continuum School

St. John’s School is an IB Continuum School We are pleased to announce that the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) has authorized St. John’s School for the Primary Years Programme (PYP). With this authorization, St. John’s School has become one of twelve schools in Canada that have the distinguished honour of being an IB Continuum School. […]

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WPGA Student Samantha Starkey Crowned World Debate and Public Speaking Champion in Hong Kong

West Point Grey Academy student Samantha Starkey, grade 12, was crowned world champion at the 27th annual World Individual Debating and Public Speaking Championship (WIDPSC) in Hong Kong April 5-12, 2015. An English language debating and public speaking tournament for high school students, this year’s WIDPSC included participants from Australia, Hong Kong, Canada, United States, […]

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VI Science Fair: Three to Advance to Canada Wide Fair

On April 12 and 13, fourteen Senior School students represented Glenlyon Norfolk School in the Vancouver Island Regional Science Fair at UVic: Nathan Kuehne, Alexander Stead, David Weaver, Elisa Cheng, Alice Xiao, Julie Yu, Drew Jackson, Bjorn Svorkdal, Thomas Allan, Charlotte Germain, Bella Sweeney, Danae McCulloch, Marissa Young, Madeleine DesBrisay. According to their teacher, Erin […]

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Andrew F: G12 Mulgrave Student & Successful Entrepreneur

At Mulgrave, we often hear propsective parents ask if our school’s rigorous academic programme will keep their children from successfully pursuing interests outside the classroom. We dispell their concern by sharing stories like Andrew’s who, as a G12 student, successfully manages a team of 30 teens while he grows a business he founded last summer. […]

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Say No To Bullying Day – Victoria Legislature

Thank you to Jake Burnett and six students from Glenlyon Norfolk School for raising awareness of the province wide Say No To Bullying Day at the Parliment Buildings in Victoria on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015. The students did a really good job and they were admired and applauded after they presented an excellent skit promoting […]

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Address Homelessness

This past weekend, GNS hosted the Address Homelessness conference, intended to discuss the homeless situation in Victoria and to brainstorm solutions for this problem. The conference featured keynote speaker Kathy Stinson from Cool-Aid, an organization that provides housing and services to homeless individuals. There were also several workshops with parents from the GNS community and […]

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Margaret McCullough wins national teaching award

Rarely do occasions like this come along, but we are delighted to announce that Mrs. Margaret McCullough has recently been awarded one of the extremely prestigious Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence. Only 35 of these awards were presented nationally this year, such is the high level of quality and selection criteria.   Details of […]

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4th Annual Vancouver Area Independent School Fair, 2014

Please visit the link below for more details: VAIS and Please see the attached document and below for information about workshops Workshops 5pm October 21, WPGA Senior School 4175 W. 8th Avenue, Vancouver Pre-registration required. #1 How to Write a Winning Essay Alaina Dunn, Pomona College Writing a college essay can be a stressful task, and […]

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ISABC Summer Activities and Programmes

Many ISABC schools traditionally offer summer schools and activities; no ISABC school will  be offering any additional activities and camps as a result of public school districts’ cancellation of summer schools and programmes. Most of ISABC schools’ summer offerings are for enrichment or advance credit  purposes.   Many of the programmes are already full, however […]

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