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General School Calendar 2020-2021

Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year … we’re excited for all the opportunities this year will bring.

You may download a PDF of the New Westminster Schools’ 2020-2021 Calendar here.

2020-2021 School Calendar at a Glance


Schools Open (partial day) Tuesday, September 8
Non-Instructional Day Monday, September 28
Thanksgiving Day Holiday Monday, October 12
Provincial Pro-D Day Friday, October 23
Remembrance Day Wednesday, November 11
Non-Instructional Day Monday, November 30
Winter Vacation December 21, 2020 – January 1, 2021


Schools Reopen Monday, January 4
Family Day Holiday Monday, February 15
Non-Instructional Day Tuesday, February 16
Spring Break March 15-26
Schools Reopen Monday, March 29
Good Friday Holiday Friday, April 2
Easter Monday Holiday Monday, April 5
Non‐Instructional Day Wednesday, April 21
Non-Instructional Day Friday, May 21
Victoria Day Holiday Monday, May 24
Last day of school for students Tuesday, June 29
Administrative Day Wednesday, June 30

Proposed Future School Calendars

The School Act and the School Calendar Regulation require that proposed school calendars be made available for public comment before being considered for adoption.

While school districts may develop school calendars for up to three years, only the proposed Winter and Spring Break dates for the next two years have been identified and can be viewed below.

The tentative start, end and holiday dates for the 2021-2022 school year and the 2022-2023 school year have been identified and can be viewed by clicking on the links.

Feedback on the 2021-2022 School Year

If anyone has feedback or comment on the proposed calendar for the 2021-2022 school year (posted above), they can now send that to info@sd40.bc.ca before February 5th, 2021.


Highlights at New Westminster School District 40

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Outdoor Covered Play and Learning Centres at four schools

These new spaces are immediately providing students and staff greater ability to learn outside ... and they're a great long-term investment in supporting our schools. more

A tale of three (award winning) teachers

A tale of three (award winning) teachers

Celebrating the achievements, as recognized by three outside organizations, of some of the amazing teachers who work in New Westminster: Carmen Woo, Kristie Oxley and Barb Paul. more

Good things are happening 2019-2020

Good things are happening 2019-2020

It was a year full of successes, challenges and adaptation ... and the amazing things that were achieved last year have laid the foundation for this big year we're walking together in now. more

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