There are three secondary schools and three middle schools in the Saanich School District that support the International Student Program. The three secondary schools are Parkland, Stelly’s, and Claremont, and the three middle schools are Bayside, Royal Oak, and North Saanich. They are located in beautiful British Columbia near the capital city of Victoria and Sidney by the Sea.
Saanich schools offer a variety of challenging courses. Students have access to exciting academic and elective courses. They can choose classes in languages, music, art, woodworking, computer science, calculus, physics, chemistry, dance, physical education, and drama. Please see focus programs for more details.
Saanich is a municipality on southern Vancouver Island with a population of 110,000. It is the largest municipality in Greater Victoria, home to 350,000 people. Victoria is the capital of British Columbia, Canada’s westernmost province that has a population of about 4.5 million. Saanich is about 15 minutes from Vancouver (2.4 million) by air, and about three hours by car/bus and ferry.
Parkland Secondary School is a candidate school* for the Diploma Programme. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Parkland Secondary School believes is important for our students. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit http://www.ibo.org
*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.
Parkland International Students love the “ Family Atmosphere ” and “ School Spirit ” their school is famous for.… Read More
International Students at Stelly’s feel that their school is “The People Place”. They appreciate the “Diversity” that is the key element in the Stelly’s culture.Read More
Claremont International Students talk about the culture of support and the variety of extracurricular opportunities available to them.Read More
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