K-12 Private Schools

-  British Columbia  -

Aberdeen Hall Preparatory School

Aberdeen Hall is a world class, university preparatory school offering Preschool to Grade 12. Located in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, the school is adjacent to the University of British Columbia (UBC) Okanagan campus.   


Campus:                     Kelowna

Program Offer:         K-12

Summer Program:    Yes

Accommodation:      Homestay Programme

ESL:                             Yes

Intake:                         September

School Introduction: Aberdeen Hall’s brief history has been a remarkable journey from a fledgling elementary school to a flourishing Preschool-Grade 12 institution. A unique aspect of the international programme is student participation in the Junior school’s after-school activities programme. Students choose from options ranging from ballet, soccer and volleyball to cross country running, French and art, and they assist teachers who are working with theyounger students.


School Website:              http://www.aberdeenhall.com


Bodwell High School

Bodwell High School is a private co-educational boarding school offering grades 8 to 12, and university preparation. Located in beautiful North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Bodwell's campus overlooks the Burrard Inlet and the beautiful Vancouver skyline.   


Campus:                     North Vancouver

Program Offer:         G.8 – G.12

Summer Program:    Yes

Accommodation:      On Campus Boarding

ESL:                             Yes

Intake:                         September, January, April

School Introduction: Recognized as a leader among Canadian boarding schools, the school’s diverse student population of both local and international students makes it a rich and exciting place to learn, study, play, and build life long memories and friendships. Bodwell is registered with and inspected by the Ministry of Education. All Bodwell students who successfully complete our Grade 12 academic program will receive a Dogwood Diploma, a globally recognized certificate of graduation, issued by the province of British Columbia.


School Website:              http://bodwell.edu/

Dwight School Canada

Dwight School Canada is an international university preparatory school. Together with our consortium partners; The Dwight School, New York City, Dwight School London, United Kingdom and Dwight School Seoul, Korea, Dwight has a rich tradition of academic excellence.


Campus:                     Shawnigan Lake

Program Offer:         G.6 – G.12

Summer Program:    Yes

Accommodation:      On Campus Boarding

ESL:                             No

Intake:                         September

School Introduction: Dwight Canada now occupies the beautiful campus in Shawnigan Lake and has an enrolment of 125 students. Offering unique and progressive educational opportunities to students both locally and from around the world, Dwight strives to maintain its goal of enriching students’ lives and finding the ‘spark of genius’ in every student.


Only 20 minutes from the Westshore, our campus is situated in the perfect setting for local and international students alike. With bus services operating from Duncan, the Westshore, and everywhere in between, Dwight Canada invites students to experience the benefits of an international school in a small community setting.


School Website:              http://dwightcanada.org

Glenlyon Norfolk School

Glenlyon Norfolk School is proud to be an International Baccalaureate (IB) World Continuum School, and offers programmes for students aged 3 to 19.


Campus:                     Duncan

Program Offer:         K-12

Summer Program:    Yes

Accommodation:      10-month Family Boarding program

ESL:                             No

Intake:                         September

School Introduction: Glenlyon Norfolk School is a day school that is firmly rooted in the values of the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the Round Square. As one of only thirteen schools in Canada authorized to offer three IB programs, GNS is proud of its unique 'IB Advantage': a 21st-Century approach which educates the whole child and creates global thinkers. GNS offers 5- and 7-day Family Boarding options for students who are not residents of Victoria, and provides an extensive co-curricular program.


School Website:              http://www.mygns.ca/

Queen Margaret's School

Established in 1921, Queen Margaret's School is located on 27 country-like acres on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. We offer a secure and safe learning environment close to our provincial capital, Victoria.


Campus:                     Duncan

Program Offer:         K-7 (Co-Ed), G.8-12 (Girls only),

                                     Early Childhood Education (Preschool & Jr. Kindergarten),

                                     Equestrian Program (G.4-12 only)

Summer Program:    No

Accommodation:      On Campus Boarding (G.6-12 – girls only)

ESL:                             Yes

Intake:                         September

School Introduction: Queen Margaret’s School’s all girls university-preparatory high school program inspires young women to achieve in a structured and safe learning environment without the social pressures of a co-ed classroom.


Our teaching approach encourages critical thinking and problem solving by fostering a joy in learning. Our co-ed Junior School (Kindergarten to Grade 7) and Early Childhood Education (ECE) Program begin the adventure of learning in small, enriched classes.


QMS faculty and staff are committed to providing an educational environment where the love for learning flourishes. Girls in Grade 6 through 12 may attend as day students or board in our multicultural residence community, where we celebrate diversity through global understanding. Boarding students quickly develop life-long skills such as independence and accountability.


School Website:              http://www.qms.bc.ca/

Regent Christian Academy

Regent was founded in 1978. With the help of Bible Fellowship's then pastor, Kirk Duncan, a school for Kindergarten through Grade 12 was started in the basement of the church, then located on 104th Avenue near the Trans-Canada Highway.


Campus:                     Surrey

Program Offer:         G.1 - G.12

Summer Program:    Yes

Accommodation:      Homestay Family

ESL:                             Yes

Intake:                         September, February

School Introduction: Regent Christian Academy has been offering specialized English as a Second Language (E.S.L.) Program since 1989 for students in grade 7 and above. Upon arrival, all grade 7 - 12 international students are tested to determine their ability to function in the English language. E.S.L. students who are ready to be admitted into Grade 7 - 12 classes are fully immersed into the regular school system. In most cases, it is beneficial for them to have a tutor to assist them in their studies.


School Website:              http://www.regent.bc.ca/

The High School at Vancouver Island University 

The High School at Vancouver Island University is uniquely situated on, and has access to all of the resources and amenities of the university campus at VIU.


Campus:                     Nanaimo

Program Offer:         G.10 - G.12

Summer Program:    Yes

Accommodation:      Homestay

ESL:                             Yes

Intake:                         September, February

School Introduction: International students who enter The High School at VIU needing English Language Learning (ELL) support can expect their academic journey to the Dogwood Diploma to take upwards of 4 years. The High School at VIU prepares students from around the world for entry into Vancouver Island University and other North American universities. Graduates of The High School at Vancouver Island University are guaranteed admission to Vancouver Island University programs upon satisfactory completion of course requirements. Students receive assistance in planning post-secondary admissions to university and have opportunities to take university courses in their Grade 12 year.


School Website:              http://www2.viu.ca/highschool




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