Applying to Urban Academy

If you’ve made it this far, it means you’re ready to find out more and we're excited to answer every one of your questions. Whether you’re ready to inquire, come in for an Admissions Information Evening or to begin applying, you’ve come to the right place. Applications for the 2019/2020 school year are now closed.

For the 2020/2021 school year, please note the following application deadlines. The application deadline for our K applicants is November 15th, 2019. The application deadline for Grade 1-12 is January 31st, 2020. The application deadline for Junior Kindergarten is February 15th, 2020.

Once we receive your application form and fee, Kindergarten applicants will be invited in for a half day assessment with their peers set for Saturday November 30th, 2019. Junior Kindergarten applicants will be invited for their half day morning assessment on Saturday February 29th, 2020. Students applying for Grades 1 – 12, have an early admissions deadline of January 31st, 2020. All Grade 1-12 applicants are invited for their assessment morning within two weeks of that application deadline.

We pride ourselves in evaluating evenly and fairly, and admissions each year are based on students that represent the best fit for our learning philosophies, academic rigor and culture.

Inquire Today

Start the process by filling out an online inquiry form. Once received, we will contact you to book you into an Admission Information Evening.

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Attend An Admission Information Evening

You will be able to learn about our approach to education and get a good idea about what becoming part of the community could look like. We will also take the time to answer any questions you may have.

Fill Out An Online Application

This is where you will fill out our application form and receive a request to call into the office to pay your application fee and send your application for review. We'd then request a copy of your child's most current report card (for students applying to Grade 1 and above) to complete the application package.

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All applicants will be booked in for a morning assessment with other students applying for the same or similar grades.

Interview & Visit

Students who have passed their assessments and been shortlisted will be invited, with their parents, for a Head of School interview. This is the last step for JK and K applicants. Shortlisted applicants applying to Grades 1-12, upon recommendation from the Head of School, will then be invited in for a full day visit day with their peers.

Submit a Reference Form

The last step (for students applying to Grade 1 and above), is submitting a reference form, completed by your child’s current teacher. This will validate our meetings and bring us closer to a decision.

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