2016-2017 School Calendar

Each school publishes a school calendar which is usually available on the school website and will be sent home in Vancouver during the first week of classes.  Students are expected to attend all days school is open.  If an international student plans to visit his or her home country, the student must check the school calendar before booking a flight.  


Orientation for new international students: August 25 (elementary) & August 29 ~ 31 (secondary)
First day of classes: September 6, 2016 
Thanksgiving Day: October 10
Remembrance Day: November 11
Winter vacation period: December 17, 2016 – January 2, 2017
Schools reopen after Winter vacation: January 3, 2017
BC Family Day: February 13
Spring vacation period: March 13 - 24
Schools reopen after Spring vacation: March 27
Good Friday: April 14
Easter Monday: April 17
Victoria Day: May 22
Schools close: June 30