School photos will be taken on Friday, Sept. 23rd. All students in all grades will get their photos taken. Details are on homepage of this website.
The annual Terry Fox Run is on Thursday, September 29th.
There is a Meet the Teacher Night for all grades from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. on Thursday, Sept. 29th. Details will follow.
There is a Non-Instructional Day on Friday, Sept. 30th. Classes are not in session.
Our 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).
All are welcome at a fun-filled community celebration on Tuesday, September 27th from 3-6 pm. Read about it here. (pdf)
Attention parents and guardians: All students are required to read and sign the VSB Acceptable Use of Technolgy Policy. They will be doing this in their homeroom classes. Please read this letter from Principal Andrew Schofield which contains details and links about the policy and the official regulations associated with it.
This information is very important so that you can be reached if an emergency happens at school. It must be kept up to date.
SERIOUS HEALTH CONDITIONS:
Artona will be taking photos on Friday, September 23rd. All students will have their photos taken for the Student ID Card. If students want to order photo packages please read the instructions that are contained in this Artona poster (pdf). If you wish to order photo packages online the following link will open the Artona Website that is referred to in the poster.
Britannia Secondary School has a new way for parents to inform the school about their child's absences from classes. It can now be done by email instead of by a paper note that is sent to school with the student. Either of these methods is acceptable but we encourage you to use our new email service. Simply email email@example.com with:
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.
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
The VPD has advice about how to keep your children safe. Click here to download the letter (pdf).
The VSB Calendar for 2016 - 2017 has been finalized. It is available here as a pdf for downloading.
Complete the attached Student Application Form and bring it to your neighbourhood school, along with the required original documents as listed below. Go to www.vsb.bc.ca/schools to search for your neighbourhood school by postal code or by map. Who should register at neighbourhood schools? Kindergarten to Grade 12 students born in Canada, who speak English at home as the home language. These are the documents that you need to fill in and bring to Britannia Secondary School.
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.
The online PSI Selections Form is now available for students graduating in the 2015/16 school year. This online form should only be submitted by Grade 12 students who expect to graduate this school year and are applying to any Post-Secondary Institution for September 2016 admission.
Students access the online form by logging into the Student Secure Web (SSW), www.bced.gov.bc.ca/exams/tsw/tsw/student/, and clicking the menu option "Post Secondary Institutions Selections".
An instructional document is available at: www.bced.gov.bc.ca/exams/trx_updates/pdf/psi_selections_instructions.pdf
Make sure to complete this as soon as you can. This is part of your Grad Transitions package.
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.
back to your community. Meet new people, learn new skills
and have valuable things
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.