GETTING INVOLVED AT URBAN ACADEMY

As we grow, donations are crucial to uphold everything we stand for - innovative programs and extracurricular opportunities in technology, the arts, experiential learning, athletics and outdoor education.


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UA PARENT AUXILLARY

The PAX group has a busy calendar of fundraisers and "friend-raisers", with all funds raised going towards camping activities for all students at the end of the year.


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ways to show support

From monetary contributions to volunteer commitments, there are many diverse ways to get involved. Success is the product of endless contributions and we are so grateful to our school community for their continued support.

advancement plan

We have needs, goals and visions far beyond basic programming. We strive for excellence in education and comprehensive tailored programs for our students.

The Future, In Focus

Advancement directly supports real-world learning opportunities and every “ah-ha” moment our students experience. From expanding our arts programs and enhancing our labs to building our athletics programs, your donations make a difference.


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innovation partnerships

Urban Academy is integrated in the real world, evolving as an integral pillar in New Westminster's education landscape.

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Latest News

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Head of School’s Weekly Message

November 17, 2017 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you to our guests who joined us last night at Uptown for the Community AGM. It was an enjoyable evening where the Board of Directors was able to share the work of the last year and to introduce the new Strategic Plan for 2018-2023 that they have […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

November 10, 2017 Dear Urban Academy Families, We had an enjoyable and thoughtful Remembrance Day assembly today at Queens Ave United Church with our whole school in attendance. A number of parents were able to join us as well. Our students from the Uptown campus took the lead on both Drama and Music selections that […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

November 3, 2017 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you to the Hallowe’en Planning Committee for providing an enjoyable party for parents last weekend at Robson Manor. They always put care and thought in to the decorations, refreshments and a plan for guests to have fun. The students at Robson enjoyed the decorations and the ambience […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

October 27, 2017 Dear Urban Academy Families, As we approach Hallowe’en we have lots of very excited students. Teachers have planned activities for their students and information on those will be on blogs as well as messages home. Guidance on costumes has also been provided. We want them to have a wonderful day and we […]

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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November 27, 2017All Day

PAX Holiday Toy Drive

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November 27, 20173:30 pm / 4:30 pm

Musical Theatre Club (Grade 1 to 3)

Students in Grade 1 to 3 can join Musical Theatre Club, working with Mrs. Wilson after school on Mondays at the Robson Campus. The Club runs on Mondays from 3:30-4:30pm and ...

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November 28, 20173:45 pm / 5:15 pm

Junior Drama Club at Uptown for Grades 3 to 7

Middle / Senior Campus Field Trips / intermediate / middle

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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November 29, 2017All Day

Order of Canada Event at UBC Grades 9-12

Field Trips / senior

Established in 1967 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Order of Canada is the cornerstone of the Canadian Honours System and recognizes ...

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Donate

We strive to create a place that is inclusive and dynamic, your donations help us make it happen.

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Volunteering

We encourage parents to get involved and explore their own passions within our school community.

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Advancement Plan

Our advancement plans help us develop facilities and programs for our students.

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Innovation Partnerships

Urban Academy is integrated in the real world, evolving as an integral pillar in New Westminster's education landscape.

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PAX

Parent involvement is a cornerstone of our success.

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Admissions

Our team works hard to make the application process easy, guiding you and determining if Urban Academy is the right fit.

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