We’re just working to update dates, times and course offerings for Summer 2023. Check back here for more soon! 

New Westminster Schools is excited to offer a variety of sessions for elementary school students this year, so we can better support students who need a little extra practice or engage those who are keen to learn new skills.


Location: All elementary summer learning classes will be held at Lord Kelvin Elementary.

Dates: Courses run from July 4th to 22nd, 2022
*Full attendance is expected

Hours: 9am to 12pm

Cost: Courses are free for all students currently enrolled in a New Westminster School, or who are enrolled to start in September of 2022.
*Fees may apply for International Students

How to register: Please use this link to register: https://app.bookking.ca/sd40pub/courses/index.asp
*Please ensure you are registering using your child’s name and not your own.

Some spaces are being held and/or filled based on teacher or school referrals, so we can best support students and families who may have additional needs.

Course Offerings

Course Focus Grades
Primary Skill Development in Literacy and Numeracy Reading, writing and numeracy will be the focus of this engaging, fun, and social course! Children going into Grades 1, 2 and 3
ADST (Applied Design, Skills and Technologies) We will explore the use of tools and technologies to extend students’ learning.  We will use Ozobots, Spheros, Ipads, etc. to develop creative and critical thinking as well as collaboration skills. Children going into Grades 4 and 5
Numeracy Skill Development We will build our numeracy skill development through play, inquiry and problem solving. Children going into Grades 1, 2 and 3
Getting Ready for Grade One Students who have completed Kindergarten can participate in this hands-on course which is designed to stimulate minds in playful ways through engaging activities in a social setting. Children going into Grade One
Writing Development


Students will work together to build ideas, frame their thinking, and use writing to communicate their thinking in a powerful way. Children going into Grades 3 and 4
Visual Art Exploration


Students will be engaged in artistic explorations using various materials, such as pastels and paints. Various techniques will be applied, that will engage all learners. Children going into Grades 1, 2 and 3

For questions, please contact Rick Bloudell, Manager of Community Projects and Partnerships at rabloudell@sd40.bc.ca.