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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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

November 15, 2019 Dear Urban Academy Families, The fall term is flying by and we are making plans at school for report cards and the Winter Concerts. Regarding report card interviews, you will see specific information in this week’s email on the sign-up process to ensure you can meet with your child(ren)’s teacher(s). Information on […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

November 8, 2019 Dear Urban Academy Families, We have had a wonderful week at school, lots on the go. Our girls’ volleyball team challenged the staff to a match and both groups had a lot of fun playing against each other. The students prevailed, winning two out of the three games and demonstrating that they […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

October 31, 2019 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you for a great week. Students always enjoy Hallowe’en celebrations at school and this year we had the opportunity to do some activities with younger and older buddies, including some pumpkin carving and a very large costume parade. The older ones enjoyed a Haunted House led by […]

Coming up

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November 22, 2019

Grade 5-12 field trip to see “The Snow Queen” at Trinity Western University

Students in grades 5-12 will travel by hired bus to Trinity Western University of Langley to watch a production of "The Snow Queen", a retelling of the classic ...

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November 27, 2019

Gr. 1 & 4 in-class workshop on “Structures and Cities”

Students in grades 1 and 4 will use various recyclable materials to design an innovative community model.

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Students in grades 1 and 4 will use various recyclable materials to design an innovative community model.
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December 2, 20197:00 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.

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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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