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.

Latest News

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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 […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

August 31, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you to all of our families who joined us for the Back to School Barbeque. We welcomed a large number of new families to the school. It was a full yard of excited students and families who connected after a summer away. This has always been a […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

June 22, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you for a wonderful year working with your children and with all of our school community. It has been a year of exceptional change at Urban Academy as we prepare to welcome another new group of families and plan for our last few months at the two […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

June 15, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Our middle school students return today from an excellent camp experience this week at Strathcona Lodge on Vancouver Island. Strathcona offers a wonderful program and is well-suited to that age group. Middle school campers need a full program, great food and lot of activity and learning, and that […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

June 8, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, This week we enjoyed meeting with all of our new Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten families for an orientation to Urban Academy. We have 39 new students to welcome in those two classes alone so there are many new families to get to know and to share the school’s […]

Coming up

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September 21, 2018 to September 21, 2018

Grades 8-12 Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre Field Trip

As we return to school, our Grades 8-12 will head to Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre from September 17-21.

More information to come!

Here is their website to take a look ...

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September 21, 2018

PAX Hot Lunch

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September 24, 2018

School Wide Assembly

To take place a Queen's Ave Church

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To take place a Queen's Ave Church
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September 26, 20187:00 pm / 8:30 pm

New Parent Reception

Executive Plaza Hotel Parent Meeting

Urban Academy New Parent Reception


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

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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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Learning at UA

The Urban Academy learning experience is an engaging, integrated, finely tuned set of programs, curriculum and curated encounters.

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Creativity

Urban Academy focuses on creative perspectives in learning, enabling students to develop their own processes.

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Innovation

Urban Academy innovates the way learning happens, bringing the latest breakthroughs into every aspect of the educational experience.

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Integrated Approach

Being involved in the lessons allows students develop their skills while absorbing new knowledge.

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