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Welcome to Urban Academy

Urban Academy represents the evolving nature of education. We put students in the centre of our plans, setting them up for maximum success and optimal academic performance. Our students go on to become leaders, innovators, dreamers and doers. Experience an education with greater discovery, higher achievement and deeper passion.


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Children learn to harness their imaginations, explore their surroundings and form critical opinions.

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Primary

K - GRADE 1

Students gain a foundation to become the leaders, thinkers and innovators of tomorrow.

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Intermediate

GRADES 2 - 5

With a focus on culture and community, students enhance their understanding of the world.

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Middle

GRADES 6 - 9

Students draw meaningful connections between the context of their education and the impact they have as citizens.

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Senior

GRADES 10 - 12

Technology, science, creative and math-based assignments refine students’ problem solving skills.

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The Urban Academy Learning Experience

Students discover themselves and the world with a focus on connections and creativity that leads to the highest possible academic performance.

creativity

Creativity transcends traditional art classes and students discover creative solutions to real world challenges.

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innovation

Students become prepared for a dynamic, evolving world.

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integrated approach

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experiential education

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Life at Urban Academy

This is a place where diversity thrives and students learn to grow. We take pride in the range of our educational offerings and we care about delivering the best possible learning experiences.

school spirit

This is the pride that defines us and brings us together in so many fantastic ways.

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activities for all

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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Latest News

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Head of School’s Weekly Message

January 22, 2021 Dear UA Parents, Another eventful week has come to an end at UA. It has been nice to get a reprieve from the rain and see the blue sky. It helps us to realize that daylight hours are steadily increasing. It was also nice to see the US Presidential inauguration happen without […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

January 15, 2021 Dear UA Parents, It is amazing how fast the weeks seem to go by at Urban Academy. It is such an active place, even in the midst of the pandemic. I am so thankful and appreciative of all the efforts our teachers, students, and staff are putting in to maintain both the […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

January 8, 2021 Happy New Year UA Parents, I hope you all had a very relaxing break and found new ways to connect and celebrate over the holidays. I know for myself it was the most relaxing break that I can remember. With the restrictions in place, we didn’t have the opportunity to visit friends […]

Coming up

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January 27, 2021

Grade 3 Field Trip to the River School Discovery Centre


Students in Grade 3 will be travelling by hired bus to the New Westminster Quay for an interactive lesson on the Coastal First Peoples. They will explore the connection between Indigenous peoples, salmon, and the broader Fraser River basin, and experience the movement of salmon, storytelling and oral histories, and the many uses of native plants through an Indigenous perspective. Students will leave the school at 9:30am and return at 1pm. They will need to wear their formal uniform and bring a packable, non-messy lunch.
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January 29, 20218:30 am / 2:15 pm

Kindergarten Science Workshops


Students in Kindergarten will be participating in three exciting hands-on workshops: "Weather or Not", "Chemfun", and "Newton in a Nutshell".
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January 29, 20219:00 am / 3:00 pm

Grades 1-12 Application Deadline


Today is the Grade 1-12 2021/2022 application deadline. Applications and application fees will be welcome until 3pm. Please ensure your online applications are complete for your child to be considered for the upcoming school year. Should space still be available after the early applicants have gone through the assessment process, we may be able to consider additional applicants at a later date. Thank you.
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February 11, 20219:00 am / 3:00 pm

Junior Kindergarten Application Deadline


Today is the Junior Kindergarten 2021/2022 application deadline. Applications and application fees will be welcome until 3pm. Please ensure your online applications are complete for your child to be considered for the upcoming school year. Thank you.
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The right education takes your child from remembering and reciting to knowing and understanding.

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About Ua

This is a place where diversity thrives and students learn to grow.

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experience ua

We link learning to real life, supporting students as they develop into the creative innovators of tomorrow.

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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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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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support ua

As we grow, donations are crucial to uphold everything we stand for.

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When you’re ready to find out more, we'll be excited to answer every one of your questions.

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