The BC Ministry of Education is building on one of the world’s most successful school systems in the world. Working together with more than 100 BC teachers over the past three years they have been refining BC’s curriculum with a focus on personalized learning.
As you are aware, during the 2015/16 school year, the redesigned curriculum was piloted from K to grade 9. Beginning September 2016 it will be fully implemented in these grades. Additionally, teachers of grade 10-12 students will have the option to use the redesigned curriculum in their classrooms.
At the same time, the Ministry of Education is also updating the graduation program and provincial assessment with implementation expected between 2016 and 2018.
The Ministry of Education has just provided some updated information. We encourage you to take some time to get familiar with the exciting learning journey that lies ahead for your child.
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Congratulations to all of our teams, especially to the Grade 6 boys, grade 5 boys, grade 5 girls, grade 4 boys and grade 4 girls, who qualified for the finals! All teams did extremely well in the finals, especially the grade 4 girls and grade 6 boys who finished in second place. Special mention goes to our grade 5 boys team of Josh, Ethan, Kai Jordan, who placed first and brought home University Highlands’ first ever track plaque! Way to go everyone – we are very proud of your achievement!
Thank you for your interest in Burnaby Schools for your child’s summer learning experience. We will be resuming registration this Thursday, May 5, with a staggered schedule dependent on the grade your child will be entering in September 2016. Courses for other grades will not be available until the scheduled date (next week)
Please see the front page of the District website for the dates scheduled to register your child.
February is registration month in all Burnaby schools. If you have a child who is ready to start school in September 2016, please bring your application to the school, with original documents for us to copy. We are accepting Kindergarten registrations for children born in 2011. For more information, please see the Registration Information or call the school at 604-664-2030. Please Note: if your child is already registered at our school, you do not need to re-register him/her.
If you have a child that has special neds, the Burnaby School District will be hosting a parent information evening on February 16th. For details, please see the attached 2016 Special Needs Flyer.
Please note: No appointment is necessary to come to the school to register your child. However, in order to avoid interruptions during busy/peak office times, we recommend the following times: 9:30-10:30 / 10:45-12:00 / 1:00-3:30. Thank you.