WELCOME TO URBAN ACADEMY

This is a place where diversity thrives and students learn to grow. We do things a little differently – bringing the real world to our students and helping them understand through practical, tangible, hands-on experiences. Different is good. Different is better.


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A NEW URBAN INSPIRED CAMPUS

Our environment fuels us. We're expanding into a brand new urban school facility, fully catered to the unique, innovative learning experience we offer.

innovation starts here

Relevancy is more than a dynamic approach. We push ourselves to operate on the forefront of the latest innovations and breakthroughs.

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get outside

Real-world learning from the ground up – literally. Outdoor experiences elevate lessons, challenging students to study the world beyond the classroom.

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Urban Academy Is Centrally Located

The important things should always be close to home. We thought, “An exceptional academic experience needs an outstanding location!” And that’s where we are building our new facility.

THE BACKBONE OF OUR ORGANIZATION

What we do is just as important as how we do it. These are the reasons we get up in the morning.

Our Mission

What propels us forward. Our mission gets us from point A to point B and helps us define everything in between.

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Our Vision

Where we want to go. Our vision is our horizon, our comprehensive goal and what will take us into our bright future.

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Our Values

What we’re all about. Our values represent our purpose, our passions and what we seek to achieve each and every day.

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our history

We’re proud of our roots: grounding where we’re going and marking how far we’re come.

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school leadership

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staff directory

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Urban Academy Media & Publications

There is a lot to know when exploring schools, and joining a new school. Check out the details that will help you get an even better idea about what we do and how we do it.


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Latest News

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Head of School’s Weekly Message

January 24, 2020 Dear Urban Academy Families, It has been a wonderful week at UA. We were pleased to host the ISABC Heads of School meeting for two days this week. They enjoyed seeing our new school and learning about our programs first-hand. We also hosted another very full Admissions Information Evening for prospective families […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

January 17, 2020 Dear Urban Academy Families, It was quite a week. The tragedy of Flight 752 has been on all Canadians’ minds and at UA we recognize that there are at least two families that we are aware of in our community who have close connections affected by this incident. Our condolences to all […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

January 10, 2020 Dear Urban Academy Families, We were very pleased to welcome our students back after the holiday season and we are now back into the regular routine of school. We hope all our families had an enjoyable holiday break. There are a number of important deadlines coming up in January and February and […]

Coming up

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January 31, 2020

Gr. 1-12 Application Deadline for 2020-2021

Admissions

For the 2020/2021 school year, please note the following application deadlines. The application deadline for Grades 1-12 is January 31st, 2020 which includes completion of the online application form, most recent report ...

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February 4, 2020

Gr. 2 Water World presentation

Grade 2 students will be introduced to the water cycle via practical activities.

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Grade 2 students will be introduced to the water cycle via practical activities.
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February 6, 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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February 7, 2020

Grade 2 & 3 Snowshoe Day at Mount Seymour

Students in grades 2-3 will travel to Mount Seymour with parent drivers for a day of snowshoeing.

They will leave the school at 8am and return at 3pm. They should ...

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

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Welcome Message

We would like to welcome you to explore the school and learn about what is possible in education.

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Our Mission

Our most important principles help us shape who we are, where we’re going and who we want to be.

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Our New Campus

100 Braid Street in New Westminster has never looked so good.

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Our Story

Urban Academy was founded on the idea that creativity, heart and collaboration of individual talents would guide success.

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Staff Directory

Our diverse team is comprised of thinkers, innovators, movers and shakers.

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Contact

No matter how you reach out, we are happy to help.

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