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Byrne Creek Secondary

Population: 1,050 students
Grades: 8-12
School Calendar: Semester
Start Dates: September & February
Website: http://byrnecreek.burnabyschools.ca
School Profile (PDF): Byrne Creek Secondary
Location Map (PDF): Byrne Creek Secondary

BEST KNOWN FOR
Welcoming student population; consistently ranked #1 for student satisfaction; Dance; Media Arts; Musical Theatre; Science

AP COURSES
Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Drawing & Painting, English Literature, Psychology

UNIQUE COURSES/PROGRAMS
Business and Information Technology, Media Arts Industry Training, Theatre Tech Program

SPORTS
Badminton, Basketball, Cricket, Cross-Country Running, Girls’ Field Hockey, Golf, Netball, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Table Tennis, Volleyball

RECENT SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Senior Boys and Girls Basketball

VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS
One of the most diverse dance programs in BC, Animation, Ceramics, Choreography, Dance Company, Digital Sound Recording, Graphic Design/Arts, Photography, Theatre Company, Videography

CLUBS
Band, Chess, Choir, Community Volunteering, Library, Physics, Skiing, and many more

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Byrne Creek runs on a semester system which enables students to complete two years of a course in one year.
  • Several recent graduates have won prestigious academic awards.
  • As Burnaby ‘s newest secondary school, it features the latest in technology, including six computer labs and a computerized library.
  • Two Apple computer labs support comprehensive Media Arts and Graphic Arts programs for students.
  • For specific classes, students use laptop computers with wireless capability, allowing access to computer-based resources such as the internet without being limited to specific locations and equipment.
  • The school’s outstanding Visual and Performing Arts Program includes Dance, Drama, Music and Visual Arts, including an extensive program in Media Arts.
  • Byrne Creek boasts a Centre for Dialogue, a three-tiered, semicircular meeting space equipped with drop -down screens, microphones, cameras and computer access. The Centre allows students to participate in international presentations and global discussions.

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.

Academics

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

Location

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

Facilities

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

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