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General School Calendar 2021-2022

Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year … we’re excited for all the opportunities this year will bring.

You may download a PDF of the New Westminster Schools’ 2021-22 Calendar here.

2021-2022 School Calendar at a Glance


Schools Open (partial day) Tuesday, September 7
Collaboration Day (Elem only) Tuesday, September 21
Non-Instructional Day Monday, September 27
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Thursday, September 30
Thanksgiving Day Holiday Monday, October 11
Non-Instructional Day Friday, October 22
Remembrance Day Thursday, November 11
Non-Instructional Day Friday, November 12
Winter Vacation December 20, 2021 – January 3, 2022


Schools Reopen Tuesday, January 4
Collaboration Day (Elem only) Tuesday, January 18
Family Day Holiday Monday, February 21
Non-Instructional Day Tuesday, February 22
Spring Break March 14-25
Schools Reopen Monday, March 28
Non-Instructional Day Thursday, April 14
Good Friday Holiday Friday, April 15
Easter Monday Holiday Monday, April 18
Collaboration Day (Elem only) Tuesday, May 3
Non-Instructional Day Friday, May 20
Victoria Day Holiday Monday, May 23
Last day of school for students Wednesday, June 29
Administrative Day Thursday, 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 2022-2023 school year has been identified and can be viewed by clicking on the link.


Highlights at New Westminster School District 40

Good Things are Happening: 2020-21 in review

Good Things are Happening: 2020-21 in review

It was a remarkable year, to say the least. Take a few minutes to see all we were able to achieve together. more

Outdoor Covered Play and Learning Centres at four schools

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

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