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High School

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Preparing for transformation: The high school years (grades 8 to 12)

High school at VCS is a five-year academic program based on inquiry and the application of skills across varied subject areas. Through academics, worship, pastoral care groups, co-curricular activities, leadership and service, each student develops his or her intellect, imagination, independence, and inherent sense of identity in Christ. We are committed to the education of the whole child: our program integrates mindful support systems that create positive academic, social, and spiritual experiences for every learner.

Our exceptional learning environment includes:

  • Small class sizes

  • Outstanding teachers

  • Enriched educational experiences

  • Individualized educational support

  • A collaborative and inclusive learning environment

  • Strategic integration of technology

  • A beautiful, modern learning facility in the city of Vancouver

  • Supporting graduates to transition into life after high school

Signature experiences offered:

  • Christ-centred mentorship

  • PEAK Week: A week of hands-on experiences outside the classroom

  • Apprenticeships and internships

  • Career Life Education and Capstone Project

  • Honours & Advanced Placement (AP) Program

  • Outdoor environmental education experiences

  • Fine and performing arts program, including music, visual arts, and drama

  • Support for high performing students in athletics, performing and visual arts

  • Extensive club offerings

  • Leadership opportunities in all grades (grad council, peer mediation, recreational leadership council, student council, worship council, yearbook council)

  • Internationally recognized programs: Model United Nations (Model UN) and Destination Imagination (DI). VCS is also proud to deliver the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award.

    Proud to deliver the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award
  • Participation in provincial athletic leagues (top-ranked teams in basketball, volleyball, etc.)