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February 2023 intake:
Open for Secondary School and Elementary School
September 2023 intake:
Applications for this intake will open on October 17, 2022.
Langara Homestay is now open for the February 2023 intake.
In general, Langara Homestay does not accept applications for Grade 8 or 9 students.
Other Homestay Options
For your information, here is a list of Other Homestay Companies options, not associated directly with SD41, but that have host families in Burnaby.
We recommend that you contact them immediately, as homestays in Burnaby are extremely limited.
Review this page for a list of required forms and steps to start the application process to the Burnaby School District ‘International Education’ program.
Prior to filling out the online application, please
- Review Program Fees, Refund Policy and other information details available in this section.
*As the world continue to be in the midst of a pandemic, please ensure you are fully aware of our refund policy before applying to our program.
- Obtain the last two years of school reports both in the native language and in English.
- Make a copy of the student’s passport page showing name, date of birth.
- Print out the Required Documents.
- Review, sign, scan and upload on the online system.
- Medical Information Form
- Participation Agreement and Waiver Form (3 Pages)
- Student Interest Form – (Required for students applying to Grade 10, 11 and 12 ONLY.)
- Graduation Waiver – (Required for students applying to Grade 12 ONLY)
- Confirmation of Parent Living with Student Form – (If students will be residing with a parent during their studies, they are required to submit this form.)
- Custodianship Declaration Forms (2 Forms in one complete set) – Who is a custodian? Burnaby School District as well as Citizenship & Immigration Canada require minors studying in Canada without a parent to have a custodian to care for them. The appointed custodian must be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident, over 25 years old, and must live full time in the Greater Vancouver area. (If you have appointed a custodian, submit the notarized custodian appointment forms with your application. If you have not yet appointed a custodian, we will require you to submit these documents before issuing your Letter of Acceptance.)
For a complete list of the required documents click here.
Current News About Intake Periods
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Online application for Secondary Schools are now open for February 2023 intake.
* The following Secondary schools are not accepting Grade 8 students.
- Alpha Secondary
- Burnaby Central Secondary
- Burnaby Mountain Secondary
- Burnaby North Secondary
- Burnaby South Secondary
- Moscrop Secondary
* The following Secondary schools are accepting Grade 8 students.
- Byrne Creek Secondary
- Cariboo Hill Secondary
Elementary – Open for February 2023 intake
The following Elementary schools are fully closed for February 2023 intake.
- Brentwood Park Elementary
- Buckingham Elementary
- Cameron Elementary
- Cascade Heights Elementary
- Chaffey-Burke Elementary
- Clinton Elementary
- Gilmore Elementary
- Kitchener Elementary
- Marlborough Elementary
- Maywood Elementary
- Parkcrest Elementary
- Taylor Park Elementary
September 2023 intake:
It is schedule to open on October 17, 2022 .
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