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New Westminster Secondary School

New Westminster Secondary School (NWSS) offers outstanding opportunities for students of all backgrounds. As the sole high school in New Westminster, it is today home to close to 2,000 students in Grades 9-12, and is one of the largest high schools in British Columbia. Its facilities include: five computer labs, including ones for Internet and multimedia, four gymnasiums, a full-service cafeteria, a large sports field and a 1,260-seat professional theatre, along with specialized classrooms for sciences, art, music, technology and industrial arts.

At NWSS, we are proud of our diversity and that is reflected in an array of educational programs and services as we strive to meet the needs of all our learners.

 

Dec. 2018: BC has a new graduation program. See the Ministry of Education website for:
Details: BC Graduation Program Policy Guide
Summary: BC Graduation Program Implementation Guide
Overview: A Parent’s Guide to the BC Graduation Program
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About NWSS

Our mission at New Westminster Secondary School is to develop responsible citizens and lifelong learners who respect learning, the environment, themselves and others.

 

 

 

Highlights at New Westminster School District 40

We’re transforming education – starting with our mini-makers

We’re transforming education – starting with our mini-makers

When kindergarten kids take up hammers and drills to make boxes, benches, and birdhouses, they’re gaining not only practical skills - but problem-solving and design thinking skills too... more

It’s Official! New Westminster Schools is a place where students love to learn…

It’s Official! New Westminster Schools is a place where students love to learn…

Charting a course in a time of change: School trustees have renewed the Vision and Mission for New Westminster Schools that will guide and inspire the district into the future... more

We’re taking Reconciliation to heart…

We’re 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

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