Welcome to Urban Academy

Urban Academy represents the evolving nature of education. We put students in the centre of our plans, setting them up for maximum success and optimal academic performance. Our students go on to become leaders, innovators, dreamers and doers. Experience an education with greater discovery, higher achievement and deeper passion.


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JK

Children learn to harness their imaginations, explore their surroundings and form critical opinions.

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Primary

K - GRADE 1

Students gain a foundation to become the leaders, thinkers and innovators of tomorrow.

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Intermediate

GRADES 2 - 5

With a focus on culture and community, students enhance their understanding of the world.

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Middle

GRADES 6 - 9

Students draw meaningful connections between the context of their education and the impact they have as citizens.

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Senior

GRADES 10 - 12

Technology, science, creative and math-based assignments refine students’ problem solving skills.

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The Urban Academy Learning Experience

Students discover themselves and the world with a focus on connections and creativity that leads to the highest possible academic performance.

creativity

Creativity transcends traditional art classes and students discover creative solutions to real world challenges.

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innovation

Students become prepared for a dynamic, evolving world.

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integrated approach

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experiential education

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Life at Urban Academy

This is a place where diversity thrives and students learn to grow. We take pride in the range of our educational offering and we care about delivering the best possible learning experiences.

school spirit

This is the pride that defines us and brings us together in so many fantastic ways.

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activities for all

Learning here extends well beyond regular class time, allowing students to cultivate their skills and providing another outlet for teamwork, discovery and collaboration.

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Latest News

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Head of School’s Weekly Message

January 12, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Happy New Year and welcome back! I hope you had an enjoyable and restful break. We are looking forward to a busy term, full of learning. Our middle school students are headed to a winter Leadership Camp, we have a guest artist in residence working in clay medium […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

December 22, 2017 Dear Urban Academy Families, The last week of school before the holidays has been filled with many wonderful classroom experiences for all of our students at both sites. Staff continue to shape learning opportunities for students focused on the work of Inspiring, Empowering, Demonstrating and Leading students through the developmental stages of […]

Term 1 Robson Clubs Announced

Club registration is in full swing for three clubs at our junior campus. Students can register either at the office, or on the club sign up form in the Robson foyer.  Please note the following term 1 Robson clubs: Monday 3:30pm-4:30pm: Musical Theatre Club with Mrs. Wilson (Grades 1-3) Tuesday Lunch: A Cappella Club with […]

Coming up

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January 18, 20183:45 pm / 5:15 pm

Senior Drama Club for Grades 6 to 12

Middle / Senior Campus Drama / middle / senior

Students in Grade 6 to 12 can participate in the Senior Drama Club. Students will work with Mrs. Brooke and Ms. Macdonald throughout the year to prepare The Little ...

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January 19, 2018All Day

Cypress Mountain Snowshoe/Cross Country Trip Grades 4-8

This was a great event last year and the first time at Cypress.  Great fun was had by all so we are offering this field study again for Grades 4...

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January 22, 20188:45 am / 3:15 pm

Grade 2 & 3 Snowshoe/Toboggan Trip!

Mt. Seymour

Grade 2 and 3 students will be heading to Mt. Seymour for their "Winter Discovery" snowshoe program. They will also enjoy tobogganing in the afternoon.

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Grade 2 and 3 students will be heading to Mt. Seymour for their "Winter Discovery" snowshoe program. They will also enjoy tobogganing in the afternoon.
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January 23, 20183:45 pm / 5:15 pm

Junior Drama Club at Uptown for Grades 3 to 7

Middle / Senior Campus Field Trips / intermediate / middle

Students Grade 3 to 7 can participate in the Junior Drama Club. Students will work with Ms. Brooke, Mr. McDiarmid and Ms. Macdonald throughout the year to prepare for their Spring Play ...

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The right education takes your child from remembering and reciting to knowing and understanding.

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About Ua

This is a place where diversity thrives and students learn to grow.

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experience ua

We link learning to real life, supporting students as they develop into the creative innovators of tomorrow.

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learning at ua

The Urban Academy learning experience is an engaging, integrated, finely tuned set of programs, curriculum and curated encounters.

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Admissions

Our team works hard to make the application process easy, guiding you and determining if Urban Academy is the right fit.

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When you’re ready to find out more, we'll be excited to answer every one of your questions.

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