The last full day of classes is on Friday, June 14th.
Department final exams will be held on June 17th and June 18th. The schedule of departmental exams is now available here. (pdf)
Grade 10, 11, and 12 Provincial exams will be held from June 19th to June 25th. The schedule of provincial exams including times, dates and locations is now available here. (pdf)
The Grad Dinner & Dance will be held at the Pan Pacific Hotel. It will start at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, June 25th and will end at midnight.
Final report cards will be issued at 10:00 am on Thursday, June 27th in registration classes. All students are expected to pick up their report cards and take them home.
Friday, June 28th is an Adminstrative Day and it is School Closing Day for the 2012-2013 school year.
Our school’s Code of Conduct outlines the reasons why we have expectations of student behaviour at Britannia, what these expectations are, and what the consequences may be for behaviours that violate the code. Click here to read the Britannia Code of Conduct (pdf).
Congratulations to all of the Grads of 2013 and many thanks to the staff and students who made the graduation ceremonies a tremendous success. Enjoy the photos.
It is the responsibility of all students to become familiar with the examination schedules and to appear at the examination venues prepared and on time. Please review the following examination schedules and note the exams that you will be writing. If there are any questions, ask your teacher or your counsellor. Please carefully read Britannia Secondary School's examinations policy which will apply to all of your June exams.
Important information about graduation activities, provincial and departmental exams, the 2013-2014 school calendar and year end dates in included in the May Newsletter.
Britannia's Business Club, Quenched, has been named the CIBC Student Company of the Year by Junior Achievement for the 3rd consecutive year, beating out dozens of schools and organizations in claiming this coveted prize. Quenched generated a ROI of 114% and donated $500 to CLICK and the Vancouver Food Bank. These young entrepreneurs created uniquely themed tumblers, one promoting school spirit and the other focusing on wellness, that were sold throughout the community and Granville Island. In addition, Quenched received recognition for Best Shareholders' Report. These awards took place at the Celebrate JA! event held on June 6 at the SFU Beedie School of Business.
Special congratulations go out to President Sariah Conor, who was recognized with the JABC Award For Oratory and Presentation Skills. Sariah brought down the house at the BC Laureates Hall of Fame Gala Dinner where she spoke in front of many business professionals and special guests, including the Duke of York. Rachel Bwishe, VP of Sales & Marketing, was also recognized with the Dr. Donald Rix Inspiring Business Excellence Scholarship.
One of the highlights of both the IB and the Venture programs is the year end banquet where students and staff enjoy a delicious meal and students receive their certificates and pins. At this year's banquet students also said a special goodbye to Mrs. Winterburn who is retiring at the end of the school year. Mrs. Winterburn has contributed to both the International Baccalaureate and Venture programs over many years, both in the classroom and in many extracurricular activities. Enjoy the photos of this event.
The first issue of B.Eastside, Britannia's brand new magazine, features poetry, editorials, food reviews, short stories, art and much more, all by Britannia's own talented and hardworking students. The magazine was created by Ms Less' Writing 11/12 class, with help from the fabulous folks at the Writers' Exchange, a local non-profit that offers free mentoring and writing workshops for inner-city youth. Congratulations to all of the student contributors on their excellent work! Stay tuned for our second issue in 2014! Enjoy reading your copy here! (pdf)
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!
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
Please explore the Career Centre pages of the Britannia website on a regular basis. Students who are thinking about their future will find all sorts of valuable resources here including up to date information about scholarships, post secondary institutions, job skills, etc. This section is not just for Grade 12 students. All grades will find these pages are packed with useful information and links.
Periodically there will be important information posted at this location that all Grade 12 students should be reading.
The application deadline for Britannia Academic Scholarships/Bursaries/Awards has now passed. Ranking of students is now underway.
Welcome to your graduation year! This two-section booklet (pdf) will help you complete
Graduation Transitions 12 (GT12), which is a required set of explorations
and documents designed to help you plan for life after secondary school.
Now is the time to start actively investigating your post-secondary options as well as how you will pay for them. In the Career Centre section of the Britannia website is the latest information about new admission requirements and costs for UBC, SFU, and many of the Lower Mainland colleges. There is also valuable information about the hundreds of scholarships, awards, and bursaries that can make your post-secondary education much more affordable.
back to your community. Meet new people, learn new skills
and have valuable things
to include on your resume. Please get in touch with Charlene
Wee, Coordinator, Volunteer Program Britannia Community
Services Centre 1661 Napier St. Vancouver BC V5L 4X4 to
learn how you can get involved in giving back.