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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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April 5, 2018

The Walking Challenge is On – and NewWestSchools is taking the first step

Two city mayors are taking on the challenge. So are school trustees. And so will many of the students, classes and schools in New Westminster and Burnaby. It all starts April 9 - and every minute counts!... more

March 14, 2018

Board of Education appoints Karim Hachlaf Superintendent of New Westminster Schools

It was the right time and the right fit. The Board of Education announced today it has unanimously agreed to appoint Karim Hachlaf Superintendent of New Westminster Schools as the outstanding leader in a field of excellent candidates. The new position will be effective April 1, 2018... more

March 9, 2018

A great day for New Westminster Schools: A Replacement for Richard McBride elementary; an upgrade for Lord Tweedsmuir

Education Minister Rob Fleming brought good news for 800 New Westminster students Friday during a press event at Richard McBride Elementary School, where children  joined in the celebration... more

News & Features

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March 19, 2018

Robotics and Stem education: A gift supporting student explorations at NWSS

It's a welcome donation at an exciting time of transformation at New Westminster Secondary School: A $15,000 gift of equipment will support high school students as they follow their passions in science, technology, engineering... more

February 14, 2018

School Goals: At Richard McBride, everyone’s part of the school journey…

The "Kindness Captains" at Richard McBride elementary school are part of a school culture that recognizes how everyone treats each other has a powerful effect on classroom performance and school climate.... more

February 9, 2018

NWSS Maker Fair: A paradigm shift in student learning

NWSS students at the 2nd annual Maker Fair this week got the chance to demonstrate - and experience - the use of technology in learning, from media arts to 3D printers, robotics, and the 'wow factor' of high-voltage Tesla coils... more

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