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Welcome

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Highlights

A year of big moments.
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We're a place

where students love to learn
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Mini-makers

Design-thinking starts here
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Joining hands

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Breaking ground

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Discover with us! Engage. Learn. Grow.

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’re also proud to be building a state-of-the-art, $106.5 million home opening in 2020 for one of BC’s largest high schools. Visit for more.

Events & Announcements

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December 10, 2018

Answering the call to conserve energy

New Westminster Schools is responding to the call by FortisBC to reduce the use of natural gas as BC faces ongoing supply challenges... more

December 5, 2018

Let the season begin! A special guest at École Herbert Spencer

A special grouchy guest showed up at École Herbert Spencer as students, families and the community shared the launch of the winter season with... more

December 4, 2018

Severe Weather Procedures

In preparation for the possibility of severe weather conditions, we remind parents/guardians that all schools in the New Westminster School District will remain OPEN, if at all possible, during inclement weather, including snowfalls... more

News & Features

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November 22, 2018

New school for Richard McBride: We want to hear from you!

The public is welcome to share ideas and aspirations for a new Richard McBride Elementary School at an upcoming community consultation on Wednesday, December 5.... more

November 22, 2018

Best Buddies: There’s a Place for Everyone at NWSS

At NWSS, there's a place for everyone, thanks to the school's Best Buddies Club - and a national Shaw Grant of $5,000, awarded to 10 schools in Canada with ideas that best encourage empathy, respect and... more

November 21, 2018

Register now: Academic Night School Winter Term

Students looking to upgrade a mark or take a high school credit course at night can now register for upcoming Winter 2019 academic evening courses... more

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