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 from Chess Club to Musical Theatre, Math Club, Glee Club and Drama.

Latest News

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Head of School’s Weekly Message

October 19, 2017 Dear Urban Academy Families, Our Annual Appeal is in full swing and many families have already stepped up and contributed at the level they have selected. Please get your chosen contribution in as soon as you are able. I am happy to answer questions and we can help with donor choices if […]

Grade 1: Innovating Community

October 19, 2017 Each term at Urban Academy, students focus on a Unit of Inquiry – a 6-8 week in-depth exploration of a concept. To begin the unit, students are introduced to a large concept and problem posed by their teacher. The solution requires an understanding of numerous core subject areas including math, literacy, science […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

October 13, 2017 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you for a good week, focused on learning. Our grade 6-12 students had Interim Reports home this week at the mid-way point in the reporting term. This is an important function in the Senior School, we want parents to be well-apprised of the progress of their child […]

Term 1 Robson Clubs Announced

Club registration is in full swing for three clubs at our junior campus. Students can register either at the office, or on the club sign up form in the Robson foyer.  Please note the following term 1 Robson clubs: Monday 3:30pm-4:30pm: Musical Theatre Club with Mrs. Wilson (Grades 1-3) Tuesday Lunch: A Cappella Club with […]

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October 24, 20173:45 pm / 5:15 pm

Junior Drama Club at Uptown for Grades 3 to 7

Students Grade 3 to 7 can participate in the Junior Drama Club. Students will work with Ms. Brooke, Mr. McDiarmid and Ms. Macdonald throughout the year to prepare for their Spring Play ...

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October 25, 201711:15 am / 2:00 pm

Grade 2s Visit Fraser River Discovery Centre

Field Trips

The Grade 2s will go to Fraser River Discovery Centre. Students will learn how industries take on the responsibility of spill clean-up on the Fraser River, roleplay, and learn about ...

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October 25, 2017

Wednesday Hot Lunch with Foodie Kids

PAX also offers hot lunch every Wednesday through Foodie Kids. Orders must be placed on the Tuesday one week prior to the hot lunch date and orders or changes can ...

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October 26, 2017

Cross Country Meet at Jericho Beach for Grades 4 to 7

Sports

Students in Grade 4 to 7 will compete in the cross country meet at West Point Grey Community Centre near Jericho Beach. Details on pickup time, meet time and return time to ...

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Student Leadership

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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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