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The 13th annual Vancouver Private School Expo
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

1088 Burrard Street, Vancouver BC V6Z 2R9

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

Oct 28, 2018
12:00 - 4:00 pm

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The expo is excellent. We can now rank schools based on which one will be best for our son.


  • Expo opens
  • Overview of BC Independent Schools

    Discover the ins and outs of each of the private schools, how they differ, why parents choose them and the strengths of each school.

  • How to choose the right school

    Learn a step-by-step approach to choosing the right school for your child. There are many factors to consider when choosing a school, and what may be a great school for your neighbour's child may not be the best fit for yours. Gain insider information on how to assess your child's learning style against your families 'wants' and 'needs', and get advice on where to start, research tips and must-ask questions.

  • Applying & getting into your top school

    Choosing the right schools to apply to is step one, but getting into your top choice is not always easy. Get insider tips and advice on what schools look for and how to prepare yourself and your child for a successful application, testing and school interview process.

  • Tuition, financial aid and tax breaks

    A seminar you cannot afford to miss! Join our panel of experts as they unravel the mysteries of educational financing and paying for private school. Learn how to work education costs into your budget while gathering details about incentives such as scholarships, bursaries and financial aid.

  • Expo closes

Why Attend?

  • Speak with education and admissions experts
  • Meet leading private and independent schools and their students – see list of exhibiting schools below
  • Learn how to find the right private school for your child – information seminars
  • Find out about the admissions process, when to apply and what schools look for
  • Determine your budget and receive information about scholarships and bursaries

2018 exhibiting private schools and partners

St. Margaret's School
Victoria, British Columbia
Grades JK to 12 (Girls)

Niagara Christian Collegiate
Fort Erie, Ontario
Grades 6 to 12 (Coed)

Madrona School Society
Vancouver, British Columbia
Grades K to 9 (Coed), Gifted

Bodwell High School
North Vancouver, British Columbia
Grades 8 to 12 (Coed)

Brentwood College School
Mill Bay, British Columbia
Grades 9 to 12 (Coed)

Claren Academy
Vancouver, British Columbia
Grades K to 4 (Coed)

Westside Montessori Academy
Vancouver, British Columbia
Grades PS to 7 (Coed)

About the Private School Expo in Vancouver

Get explanataions of different school programs and types of schools

The Vancouver Private School Expo offers your the opportunity to learn about education choice and meet with leading local private and independent schools and some of the best boarding schools from throughout Canada and abroad. Give your child an education and experience that will help them become whoever they want to be.

  • Confused about the difference between Montessori and preschools?
  • Looking for a school for your gifted child or a child with special needs?
  • What are the benefits of a girls' private school?
  • Do you want a french or bilingual school?

Whatever type of school you're looking for, you will find the answers and resources you need to choose the best school for your child at our Vancouver Private School Expo.

School Programs & Types:

  • Private elementary and high schools
  • Montessori schools and Preschools
  • Troubled teens
  • Schools for ADHD
  • Gifted kids programs
  • All Girls' and all boys' private schools.

Explore your private education options at the Vancouver Private School Expo - a must for every parent. The largest school fair of its kind provides you with the opportunity to speak with school representative and students from across British Columbia and Canada. Schools present will include preschools, elementary, middle and secondary schools, and boys and girls schools from Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan and even Switzerland.

We invite you to speak with private school educational experts and school representatives on a one-to-one basis, all in one day, at one location.

2018 Speakers

Paula Howell, B.ed., Avd Dipl.,ECE

Howell Academics
Speaking on: Application & Interview Process

Elizabeth Moore

Executive Director
Speaking on: Choosing and applying to schools

James Shi

Marketing Manager
Our Kids Media
Speaking on: Moderator

2018 Sponsors

Beckmann of Norway
Geox Respira

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