Where students love to learn

At New Westminster Schools, we serve a rich tapestry of cultures, backgrounds, learning styles and needs. Together, we are a caring, inclusive, and committed learning community guided by our vision of being a place where students love to learn. We’re also proud to be building a state-of-the-art, $106.5 million replacement for one of BC’s largest high schools, scheduled to open in 2020. Visit for more.

COVID-19 Info Centre

April 7, 2020

Tips for successful online learning

Remote learning is going to involve a new set of skills, aptitudes and practices for most. Here are the tricks and traits of successful online learners. more

April 1, 2020

Stress and anxiety: navigating a pandemic

Strategies, tips and resources to help you and your child process stress and anxiety around COVID-19. more

March 27, 2020

The first phase of our remote learning plan

Update from Superintendent Karim Hachlaf on what remote learning will start to look like as we provide students continued opportunities to learn. more

Events & Announcements

April 3, 2020

May Day – event cancellation

In light of COVID-19 related safety measures, precautions and regulations, we regret to announce the cancellation of this year's May Day festivities. more

March 11, 2020

Good news: addition to Queen Elizabeth Elementary supported by Province

We’re excited to share the news that the Province of British Columbia has given formal support to our top capital expansion project in New Westminster: an addition to Queen Elizabeth Elementary School! more

News & Features

March 5, 2020

Students drive the agenda at Student Symposium 2020

The topics ranged from mental health to school transitions. And it was Student Voice leaders who took charge of gathering thoughts from their peers ... a collection of ideas that will help inform the decisions of our District's Trustees and staff. more

September 23, 2019

NWSS students: Talking about BC’s new curriculum

Hear what NWSS students and others have to say in the Vancouver Sun as BC's new Grade 11 and 12 curriculum is introduced this year across the province... more

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