Extracurricular Experiences

Urban Academy’s extra curricular activities, clubs and sports team are an integral component of our educational offering. Learning here extends well beyond regular class time, allowing students to cultivate their skills and providing another outlet for teamwork, discovery and collaboration.


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Urban Academy Athletics Teams

Urban Academy teams grow with the school. Teams compete against other ISABC (Independent School Association of BC) and GVISAA (Greater Vancouver Independent Schools Athletics Association) schools throughout the Lower Mainland, learning about collaboration, physical health, game strategy and constructive competition.

Our teams and clubs currently include:

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Urban Academy Clubs

With parent and teacher support, we are also happy to offer clubs before, during and after school hours. Clubs teach our students about commitment and involvement, helping them build relationships and interest. They also offer the opportunity for students to discover new passions and hobbies. Clubs change each term based on student and parent/teacher involvement, ranging from Chess Club to Musical Theatre, Math Club, Robotics Club, Glee Club and STEM Club.

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Head of School’s Weekly Message

November 16, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Our students will be practicing a lock down drill on Monday morning at Robson from 9:45am to 10:45am and at Uptown from 11:15am to 12:15pm. Students will not be able to leave the property and we cannot admit guests. If your child is late, we will not be […]

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 […]

Coming up

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November 20, 20187:00 pm / 8:00 pm

Annual General Meeting

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November 23, 2018

Pro-D Day – No School

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November 26, 2018 to December 7, 2018

PAX Holiday Toy Drive

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November 28, 2018

Surrey Art Centre – Grade 1

The Grade 1 classes will visit the Surrey Art Centre for a gallery tour and textile workshop. Student's will examine their community and create their own print in response to local ...

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