FAQs*: Summer Programs

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Does the Burnaby School District offer courses in the summer?

The Burnaby School District offers a selection of courses in July/August for elementary and secondary students.

What is the difference between a credit course in summer and a non-credit course?

All elementary school courses are non-credit. In Secondary, there are Preview, Regular Credit and Advanced Credit courses. Preview courses are non-credit and are to prepare a student for this course in the regular academic year. Regular credit courses are for students who have already taken this course in entirety and have not passed, or who want to get a better understanding. There is no grade given; only Pass or Fail. Advanced credit courses are those courses in Grades 10-12 that students want to take for the first time or have passed but want to repeat to improve their grade.

How do I register for a summer course?

Summer Session opens for registration on the www.burnabycce.ca website in April. Registration is online for all Burnaby students except for those wanting Grade 12 courses. Those students must come to register in person at the Burnaby Board Office at 5325 Kincaid Street, Burnaby.

Can only Burnaby students apply for Burnaby summer courses?

Out of district students can apply and can pre-register in April to apply online by coming in person to the Burnaby Board Office at 5325 Kincaid Street, Burnaby.

Can international students register for Burnaby summer courses?


Are there fees for summer courses?

There are fees for international students both in the elementary and secondary school programs.

Why study in Burnaby?

With superior academic programs and modern facilities, all located within a city of vibrant green spaces, modern shopping malls, safe residential neighbourhoods, and state of the art public transit, choosing an education in Burnaby is the right choice.


Burnaby School District has one of the largest Advanced Placement (AP) programs in Canada.


Burnaby is located in the centre of Metro Vancouver. Its world-class SkyTrain public transit provides access to downtown Vancouver in just 30 minutes.


Burnaby schools feature modern facilities and state of the art technology.

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