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 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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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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