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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ALL ABOUT
CAMPUS LIFE

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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EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

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

Clubs

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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Teams

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

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uniforms

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
services

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

November 9, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you to our parents who joined us for the Remembrance Day assembly on Thursday at Queens Ave United Church. The middle school students took the lead on the music and poetry and one of our graduates this year was our speaker. Alice Pinheiro spoke on valuing peace […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

November 2, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Our students enjoyed their week, especially with Hallowe’en in the middle of it, always a special time of year for youngsters. Please scroll down in today’s email to see an invitation from our Board of Directors to the community AGM on November 20. We look forward to hosting […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

October 26, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, It has been a full and productive week. We have completed some baseline assessments in the school; School Wide Writes to assess the level of writing from primary through to senior, Numeracy Assessments in Grades 2-6 and individual Reading Assessments in Grades 1-5. This helps us plan instruction […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

October 18, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, It was a wonderful week working with your children. We are getting to know our new students and new families well and we appreciate our veteran families reaching out to those who are new to the community to make them feel welcome. The volunteer opportunities are starting to […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

October 12, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, It has been a glorious autumn week, the weather is lovely and the colours are starting to turn. It is also cooler, especially in the mornings. Please ensure that your child has outdoor wear that will allow them to play outdoors, we take the students out everyday and […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

October 5, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Field study, athletics and co-curricular opportunities are well underway for the fall term. Our boys’ Grade 5 Soccer team won handily playing Meadowridge this week and girls’ Volleyball played hard at Southpointe. Our athletic program is growing and our students are becoming more confident competitors. We are looking […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

September 28, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you for a wonderful final week of September. It was a pleasure hosting our new families at the New Parents’ Reception on Wednesday night and we hope that they enjoyed the chance to connect with community leaders and spend a little time getting to know each other. […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

September 21, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you for a wonderful week as we settle back into school routines and establish new ones for our new families. On Monday of the upcoming week, September 24, our full school assembly takes place at Olivet Baptist Church from 1:30pm to 2:10pm. This first assembly is always […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

September 14, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you for joining us for the Meet the Teacher evenings at both campuses this week. This is an important part of orientation for new families but also for our returning families, as they get to know the expectations of a new grade, curriculum and new set of […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

September 7, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, We had a wonderful school opening this week, welcoming our returning students back to school and getting to know all of the new ones. Thank you for working through the routines with your child, uniform, drop-off and pick-up and getting schedules organized. We are spending a fair amount […]

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

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Campus Life

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

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Uniforms

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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