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The Venture 8 and 9 Camp will take place on Tuesday, October 13th and Wednesday, October 14th.

The IB 11 and 12 Camp will take place on Monday, October 19th and Tuesday, October 20th.

WE Day will be celebrated on Wednesday, October 21st.

Grad Portrait Sessions will be held at Artona Studios on Wednesday, October 21st and Thursday, October 22nd.

Photo retakes have been scheduled for Thursday, October 22nd.

Friday, October 23rd is a non-instructional day. Classes are not in session.

Post Secondary Day is on the morning of Wednesday, October 28th. All Grade 11 and 12 students will attend.

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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).

Grads of 2016 - Grad Photos


Now is the time to sign up to have your grad portraits taken at Artona. These photos are taken by appointment only and on either October 21st or October 22nd. You have to book your appointment online. It is very important to emphasize that if you do not intend to purchase photos, there is no cost involved. Having your grad portrait taken for both the Grad Composite that will hang on the wall at Britannia and for the Yearbook is totally free! Go online and book your appointment time here. Follow the instructions carefully and read important information about how to prepare for your photo session. Groups photos can also be taken at this time.

Grade 8 Handbook

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Grade 8 students and their parents are invited to download this very useful guide that will assist students transition to their first year of secondary school at Britannia and ensure that it is a positive and successful experience.

An Invitation to All Britannia Parents


All Britannia Secondary School parents are invited to a free dinner and evening workshop Tuesday, November 24th to explore the world of high school parenting. Read all of the details in this digital poster. (pdf)

Another Invitation to All Britannia Parents

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All parents are invited to attend a 2 hour presentation about mental health in children and youth on Thursday, November 26th from 7 - 9 pm at David Thompson Secondary School. You must register to attend. Please read this digital poster for details.

Britannia's New Daily Schedule for the 2015-2016 School Year

Please note that each school day typically begins at 8:30 AM with “Tutorial/Seminar” time. While our regular class start time is 9:00 AM for 2015-2016, teachers may call students in at 8:30 AM for make-up work, special seminars and events, or a variety of other reasons. Students are expected to attend at 8:30 AM when a teacher has requested they come in early, or whenever the student is seeking additional teacher help with studies.

Britannia provides this extra tutorial time for students to access teacher help in order to better serve the needs of our students. Additionally, we are helping our families with younger siblings by scheduling regular class times to begin at 9:00 AM each day. Moreover, there is considerable research suggesting benefits to student attendance and academic achievement, with a later school start time such as this.

All Britannia students are expected to arrive in class on time and our staff will be following up on students who are late or absent. Parents and Guardians should be certain the school records clerk has accurate, up-to-date contact information so that our automated contact system regarding absences can reach the correct number or email.
Feel free to call the school administrators with any questions about our school schedule or our attendance policies. For more detailed class schedule information at Britannia, please follow the “Weekly Timetable (PDF)” link which will always be available at the top right corner of the Britannia homepage.

Britannia Standardized School Fees for 2015 - 2016

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

BC Ed Curriculum News

Letter to Parents About BC's New K-12 Curriculum (pdf)

Introduction to BC's Redesigned K-12 Curriculum (pdf)

Timeline for Changes to the New BC K-12 Curriculum (jpeg)

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 Friday, December 4th, 2015. 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 4th, 2016. 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 available 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.

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