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

June 26, 2019 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you for a wonderful end to a very full year! The students’ work has been excellent and staff are very pleased with their achievement. Our Report Card ceremonies and Commencement went off very well. Thank you to our families for your messages of thanks, and gifts of […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

June 21, 2019 Dear Urban Academy Families, It has been a wonderful week with a number of year end activities for students as well as final exams and projects due for our older students. Sports Day was a lot of fun for everyone and Hume Park is a very enjoyable new venue for us to […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

June 14, 2019 Dear Urban Academy Families, We had an excellent week. The Grade 6 and 7 students have been at Strathcona Park Lodge camp since Tuesday and have enjoyed themselves. Strathcona is an excellent camp, especially for middle school students, in a beautiful part of our province. They will arrive home this afternoon tired […]

Coming up

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August 29, 20193:30 pm / 7:00 pm

Back to School BBQ

School Events

On Thursday, August 29th we are excited to host our annual Back to School BBQ. At 3:30pm-5pm all students and families are welcome to meet their teachers, check out ...

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September 10, 2019

Meet the Teacher Night

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September 13, 2019

Dragon Boating – Grades 6, 7, 8

Students in Grades 6, 7 and 8 will be heading to the Dragon Boat Festival Society in False Creek by public transit to go dragon boating.  They will leave the school at 10 ...

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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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