Experience Urban Academy

We approach education a little bit differently. We connect learning inside the classroom to the world around us. Student life at Urban Academy is devoted to ensuring every child is set up for success. We link learning to real life and create meaningful experiences for students, supporting and challenging them to become the creative innovators of tomorrow.

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Keeping students’ lives engaging helps them stay inspired and reach their full potential. They tackle real-world challenges and learn through an integrated, hands-on approach.

school community

From business professionals to talented actors and community leaders, we draw on a multitude of skills and abilities to enrich our school community.

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family commitments

Involved parents support successful students. We believe in integrated education, and parents and families are no exception.

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school spirit

This is the pride that defines us and brings us together in so many fantastic ways.

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student leadership

With training, field study and digital awareness, students are prepared for post secondary education and their future careers.

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Learning here extends well beyond regular class time, allowing students to cultivate their skills and providing another outlet for teamwork, discovery and collaboration.


Clubs teach our students about commitment and involvement, helping them build relationships and interest. There are numerous and evolving clubs to join and ample ways for students to get more involved.

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Additional Programs

We offer students trip, excursions and one-of-a-kind experiences throughout the school year, all with the common goal of keeping bright young minds engaged and inspired.

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Urban Academy teams grow with the school, learning about collaboration, physical health, game strategy and constructive competition.

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Our students are smart and they look it too. Urban Academy Students wear school uniforms to represent our school.

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out of school care

Programs help students develop their sense of self, explore, play and develop an enthusiasm for learning.

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health + wellness

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bus service

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Urban Academy Is Centrally Located

The important things should always be close to home. We thought, “Where would families want a really great school?” And that’s where we set up.

School Documents and Policies

Latest News

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Head of School’s Weekly Message

February 16, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, We have had a very enjoyable week working with your children. Our grade 3-12 students enjoyed a pep rally held at Queens Ave United Church yesterday. This was the opportunity for our Uptown students to welcome the Robson grade 3 students into their House for September 2018 when […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

February 8, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you for a wonderful week working with your children. Field study is in full swing with a number of excellent learning opportunities planned for students at every level. February is also the month we host Science Expo at Uptown so please mark your calendars to join us […]

Coming up

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March 1, 201810:15 am

VSO Field Trip for Grade 1 to 3

Field Trips / Junior

Grade 1 to 3 Classes will visit the VSO to Meet the Animals!

William Rowson, conductor

Learn about the instruments and sections of the orchestra through ...

June 6, 2018

Junior Camping Trip

Camping Trip / Junior

From June 6th-8th our Grade 2-5 students will attend Camp Cheakamus, a wonderful program for students to learn in, about and through nature! More details to follow in early ...


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

Stop imagining. Start achieving.

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Campus Life

Creating an environment where students thrive is at the forefront of everything we do.

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Our students are smart and they look it too.

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School Spirit

Urban Academy students and faculty don't just like their school - they love it.

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Bus Services

Our morning bus service ensures students arrive at school safely and on-time, throughout the year and every day of the week.

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Student Leadership

Our program is designed to give students ample opportunities to develop confidence and leadership skills.

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Out of School Care

We partner an amazing education experience with an amazing before and after school care experience.

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