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May and June Events


The IB and Venture Banquet is scheduled for Tuesday, May 26th from 5:30 to 9:00 pm at the Italian Cultural Centre.

PAC will have its last meeting of the 2014-2015 school year on Wednesday, June 3rd at 7:00 pm in Room 304.

The 2015 Aboriginal Achievement Celebration will be held at the Italian Cultural Centre on Thursday, June 4th from 4:30 to 9:00 pm.

Grad Rehearsal will start at 9:00 am promptly on Tuesday, June 9th in the auditorium. All grads are expected to attend.

Britannia's 2015 School Leaving Ceremony will start at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, June 9th at the Italian Cultural Centre.

The Athletic Awards Banquet will be held on Wednesday, June 10th at 4:00 pm in the Cafeteria. Student athletes are invited to come congratulate and celebrate with their peers. We'll be enjoying food and awards.

Department Final Exams will be held from Monday, June 15th to Thursday, June 18th. Students will be given details about individual exams by their subject teachers.

The Britannia Hockey Academy will holding a year end barbecue for Academy athletes and their families in the school courtyard on Tuesday June 16th at 4:00 pm. Come enjoy some food while celebrating the accomplishments of our athletes both on and off the ice.

The last day of regular scheduled classes is on Thursday, June 18th.

Grade 10, 11, and 12 Provincial Exams start on Friday, June 19th and end on Wednesday, June 24th. View schedule here.

The Grad Banquet and Dance will be held on Tuesday, June 23rd from 6:00 pm until midnight at the Pan Pacific Hotel. More details are available at the bottom of this pdf document.

Report Cards will be issued at 10:00 am on Thursday, June 25th. Students are to report to their registration classes to collect them.

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Britannia CrestOur school’s Code of Conduct outlines the reasons why we have expectations of student behavior at Britannia, what these expectations are, and what the consequences may be for behaviors that violate the code.  Click here to read the Britannia Code of Conduct (pdf).

May Newsletter

newsletterThe May Newsletter (pdf) includes important information about the Graduation Ceremony, Provincial and Department final exams, the 2015-2016 school calendar, and much more.

June 2015 Provincial Exam Schedule

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Students in Grades 10, 11 and 12 are writing provincial examinations from June 19th to June 24th. Students are responsible for familiarizing themselves with the Provincial Exam Schedule and arriving on time and prepared to the exam location. Download the exam schedule here.

Important Information to the Grads of 2015 and their Parents and Guardians about the Graduation Ceremony and the Graduation Banquet

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Letter to Grads and their Parents and Guardians from Mr. Taylor about the Graduation Ceremony (pdf)

Important Details About the Graduation Ceremony, Grad Rehearsal, and Grad Banquet - a must read! (pdf)

Britannia Street2Peak Students Conquer Mount Kilimanjaro!

Street to Peak

They did it and they did it so well. What a fantastic experience! Click here to read all about it, view the many photos and watch the video of this once in a life time adventure.

Ace-It Summer School Preview Course at Britannia

Skills Exploration 11 is a preview course that gives students hands-on experience in Carpentry, Automotive and Plumbing. The course will run from July 6th to July 24th at Britannia Secondary School. Receive 4 credits of Applied Skills. For more details read this brochure. (pdf)

Congratulations, Angela!

Angela Ngo, President of Britannia's Business Club, Corkulent, has been named as one of the 2015 recipients of the JABC Award for Oratory and Presentation Skills.

She is awarded $2,500 to further her post-secondary education and she will present her speech at the annual Business Laureates of British Columbia Hall of Fame Induction Gala and Ceremonies on May 20, 2015.

Congratulations Angela!

Thank You from Corkulent!

Corkulent, a Junior Achievement Student Company specializing in the sale of unique cork plants, has completed operations!

We are pleased to announce that with help from the entire Britannia family of students, alumni, and friends, we have SOLD OUR ENTIRE INVENTORY!

For more information on our student venture, check out our website, watch our video, or visit us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram!

Keep calm and grow a cork plant!

Britannia's Table Tennis Team Rocks!!!

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Three Gold medals, one Bronze, a huge Trophy and a Provincial Championship Banner! Yes, that’s right. bronze in boys’ singles (Frank Liao); gold in girls’ singles (Ivy Liao); gold in girls’ doubles (Ivy Liao, Rose Huang); gold in girls’ team (Ivy Liao, Rose Huang, Tiffany Chen, Madgen Liao). Awesome. Amazing. Congratulations to all the players on this year’s boys and girls table tennis teams. Congratulations to everybody who was involved in this fantastic accomplishment. Go Bruins!

East Side Eats


East-Side Eats is a community welfare project run by students in the heart of Vancouver. The project began with a group of International Baccalaureate students who wanted to make a difference in their community. Being aware of poverty issues in the neighboring Downtown Eastside area, the students decided they would take action. 

The club has now grown to over a dozen students, who volunteer their time every month to prepare handmade sandwiches and cookies from fundraised money, and then hand them out to Vancouver's neediest residents. East Side Eats has mainly been centered at the Lookout Society's Living Room Drop-In Centre, an establishment providing a safe home base for its clients.

Draft Calendars for the 2015-16 and 2016-17

VSBThe Vancouver School Board has released DRAFT school calendars for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 school years.   DRAFT calendars can be viewed on the Vancouver School Board website at http://www.vsb.bc.ca/district-news/vsb-releases-draft-school-calendars-2015-16-and-2016-17. Public feedback and/or comment regarding 2015-16 and 2016-17 DRAFT calendars is welcome and can be sent to calendar@vsb.bc.ca.  Please submit feedback and comments by March 2, 2015.

Grade 12 Information and Resources


Important Dates:

Grad Transitions:

Completing the Grad Transitions booklet is a requirement for graduation in British Columbia. In other words, if it is not completed, you will not graduate! All Grade 12 students should have received a hard copy of this booklet in October. Pages 5 - 14 are due on or before Thursday, December 18th. Please hand in your completed and stapled pages in the basket labelled Grad Transitions in the main office. The second part of the Grad Transitions booklet is due on Friday, March 6th. You are required to complete pages 1 - 4 (the yellow pages in your hard copy) and staple them and turn them in to the main office on or before this date.

The Grad Transitions booklet is also available for downloading on this website as a pdf document.

Scholarship Information on the School Website

$A new scholarship listing (pdf) is available on the Britannia Website. It is a listing of Canadian scholarship opportunities, including their descriptions and criteria. These scholarships are sponsored by external organizations. If you are serious about finding funds for your education go through the listings, select the scholarships you meet the requirements for and start preparing the applications today!

Important information for Grade 12's about scholarships, bursaries, grants, post-secondary institutions and much more is availalbe in the Career Centre section of the Britannia Website. Keep checking back because the Career Centre information is frequently updated.

Career Centre Bulletin


Are you thinking about your future. Continue to read the Career Centre Bulletins and all of the other extremely helpful information that is regularly posted to the Career Centre section of the Britannia website.

Britannia Standardized School Fees for 2014 - 2015

Click here to open a pdf that contains the details of standardized school fees. Some of these fees are program specific and others apply to all students attending Britannia Secondary School

Exciting Volunteer Opportunities In Your Britannia Community

Give back to your community. Meet new people, learn new skills and have valuable thvolunteersings to include on your resume. Please get in touch with Mawi Bagon, Coordinator, Volunteer Program Britannia Community Services Centre 1661 Napier St. Vancouver BC V5L 4X4 to learn how you can get involved in giving back.

Email: mawi.bagon@vancouver.ca