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.


Head of School's welcome

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.

learn more +

get outside

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

learn more +

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.

read more +

Our Vision

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

read more +

Our Values

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

read more +

our history

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

learn more +

school leadership

discover our leaders +

staff directory

meet our team +

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.


see all publications

Latest News

see all news
Head of School’s Weekly Message

May 25, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Our intermediate and middle students participated in the Track & Field Championships in Surrey with other ISABC schools this week and did extremely well, placing in many events. We are very proud of both their skill and their sportsmanship. I think that they had a lot of fun […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

May 18, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you to our families who have completed the survey that is currently out, we appreciate the feedback and use it to help guide considerations in programming, communication and work with the community. If you have not had a chance to complete it, please take a few minutes […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

May 11, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, We have had a wonderful week, culminating in the lovely traditional Mothers’ Day Tea this afternoon. Robson students worked with Mr. McDiarmid to write their own class song for moms and the words to all of the songs were provided for the families to keep. The tea was […]

Coming up

see calendar
May 29, 201810:00 am / 2:30 pm

Grade 4/5 to Science World

The Grade 4 and 5 classes will travel to Science World together but explore exhibits that align with their respective Science curriculum.

Grade 4 students will utilize their understanding of how animals sense ...

More
iCal
May 29, 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 ...

More
iCal
May 30, 2018

Artastic! & Spring Play

Art / Drama / Music / School Events

The culmination of the students' work throughout the year in Drama, Music and Art. There will be two days of performances in the evening. In addition, students ...

More
iCal
May 30, 2018

Wednesday Hot Lunch with Foodie Kids

PAX also offers hot lunch every Wednesday through Foodie Kids. Orders must be placed on the Tuesday one week prior to the hot lunch date and orders or changes can ...

More
iCal

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

Stop imagining. Start achieving.

inquire today

Welcome Message

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

learn more +

Our Mission

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

learn more +

Our New Campus

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

learn more +

Our Story

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

learn more +

Staff Directory

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

learn more +

Contact

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

learn more +