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

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

February 21, 2020 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you to our Grade 1 to 5 parents who have adjusted their parking to ensure our JK/K pass holders for the back lot can use their assigned parking. There is quite a bit of public parking in the neighbourhood and our staggered entry and dismissal times help […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

February 7, 2020 Dear Urban Academy Families, It has been a great week with a lot of activities for students that extend learning beyond the classroom. Our UA Show Choir has been in Disneyland California, working and learning with professional performers. They fly home today, tired and much more learned in their craft than when […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

January 31, 2020 Dear Urban Academy Families, It has been a wonderful last week of January. The UA Show Choir hosted families on Wednesday night to see the students’ work before they head off to California on Sunday. Our generous audience donated a significant sum at the door that will allow us to treat the […]

Coming up

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February 25, 2020

Gr. 2 “Fun with Forces” workshop

Students will participate in a "Fun with Forces" hands-on in-school workshop.

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Students will participate in a "Fun with Forces" hands-on in-school workshop.
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February 26, 2020

Pink Shirt Day

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February 28, 2020

Gr. 6-12 Whistler/Blackcomb Ski Day

Students in gr. 6-12 will travel to Whistler/Blackcomb by bus, leaving the school at 6 am and returning at 6 pm.

They will need to dress for the weather (layered ski ...

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March 2, 20207:00 pm / 8:30 pm

Admissions Information Evening

Admissions Information Evenings allow interested families to learn about Urban Academy, our approach to education and what becoming part of the community would look like. Theses evening ...

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

Stop imagining. Start achieving.

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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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support ua

As we grow, donations are crucial to uphold everything we stand for.

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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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