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New Westminster Schools has a rich tapestry of cultures, backgrounds, learning styles and needs.  Together, we are a caring, inclusive, and committed learning community dedicated to supporting each of our unique learners so they will have the skills and competencies they need to be productive and successful citizens in a rapidly changing world.

We are now in the construction phase of our New Westminster Secondary School Replacement Project – a $106.5 million, state-of-the-art new home in 2020 for one of British Columbia’s largest high schools! Visit us for construction updates here.

Events & Announcements

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September 17, 2018

Edcamp New West: Teachers launch conversations for national change

Teachers are starting conversations on engaging Indigenous perspectives in schools with the launch Sept. 29 of Edcamp NewWest, an 'un-conference' for... more

September 11, 2018

Back to school for trustees

The Board of Education is launching its first committee meeting of the year tonight - with a guest appearance at Lord Kelvin Elementary School and a visit to the 'sensory room'... more

September 6, 2018

A sign of excitement: School’s back!

It's back to school for some 7000 students across the district - and at Queen Elizabeth elementary in Queensborough, everyone's ready! more

News & Features

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July 11, 2018

Taking Reconciliation to heart

Out in the field at École Lord Tweedsmuir elementary school, 350 students are standing in a cool spring rain. The last note of a drumming song has faded - and in the silence, each student places a rock in their new garden riverbed.... more

July 10, 2018

Supporting learning achievement for all

Empowering educators to better understand the challenges students face is a step in creating a school community where everyone feels safe, seen, heard, and supported. Thanks to a budget surplus of $1.2 million, new money is being invested... more

July 9, 2018

Breaking ground for the future now

With two brand new schools underway or about to start and a major seismic upgrade for another, it’s a major leap forward not only for safe schools – but for state-of-the-art education at New Westminster Schools... more

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