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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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October 5, 2018

Celebrating Our Teachers…

On this special day, we celebrate you, our New Westminster Schools teachers - and thank you for your hard work as “the heartbeat of public education.” See our letter... more

October 2, 2018

Beyond letter grades: A culture shift begins

The conversation has begun: Can we move beyond letter grades to improve student learning? More than 800 educators and staff gathered to explore that question... 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

News & Features

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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

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

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