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Burnaby North Secondary

Population: 1,800 students
Grades: 8-12
School Calendar: Linear » September to June
Start Dates: September & Limited Spaces in February
Website: http://north.burnabyschools.ca
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BEST KNOWN FOR
Largest Advanced Placement Program in Canada, AP Capstone Diploma, very active in the community, a vast array of extracurricular activities

AP COURSES
2D Design/Drawing Portfolio, 3D Design Portfolio, Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, Chinese, Computer Science, English Literature, French, Human Geography, Macroeconomics, Music Theory, Physics, Psychology, Statistics, World History

UNIQUE COURSES/PROGRAMS
Financial Accounting, Ice Hockey Academy, Philosophy, String Orchestra

SPORTS
Badminton, Basketball, Curling, Cross-Country Running, Girls’ Field Hockey, Library Golf, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Netball, Rugby, Skiing, Soccer, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball

RECENT SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Table Tennis, Volleyball

VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS
Animation, Concert Choir, Digital Sound Recording, Drawing, Film & Broadcasting, Marching Band, Orchestra (strings), Painting, Photography, Photojournalism, Theatre

CLUBS
Anime, Breakdancing, Business, Card Games, Chess, Christian, Computer Coding, Curling, Debating, German, Go, Graphics, Japanese, Korean, Library, Math, Music, Rhythmic Motion Dance, Science, Ski/Snowboarding, Social Justice, Stock Exchange, Symphony Orchestra, Table Tennis, United Nations, and many more community volunteer clubs

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Burnaby North offers the largest Advanced Placement (AP) program in all of Canada, with a strong record of excellent exam results.
  • More than 40% of Burnaby North students take one or more Honours classes.
  • The school hosts one of British Columbia’s largest Visual and Performing Arts Programs, including Drawing and Painting, Photojournalism, String Orchestra, Jazz, Band and Concert Choir, and a 75 piece Marching Band. It also has an Arts Enrichment Program for students who wish to pursue a future in the area of visual arts.
  • Its active student body is involved in many and varied extracurricular and service/volunteer opportunities.
  • The Burnaby North Ice Hockey Academy is a skills program for both girls and boys where students can attend school and as well hone their hockey skills.

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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