logo






It's an amazing event. The seminar speakers were so knowledgeable, and meeting with all the schools in one day... it saved me so much time."

 

 

The 11th annual Vancouver Private School Expo
Sheraton Vancouver Wall CentreNew Venue

1088 Burrard Street, Vancouver BC V6Z 2R9



Schedule

Expo opens

Choosing & 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 – list of exhibiting schools
  • 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


Why Attend

  • Speak with education and admissions experts
  • Meet leading private and independent schools and their students – list of exhibiting schools
  • 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


Meet with exhibiting private schools and partners

  • Alexander Academy
    Vancouver, British Columbia
    Grades 8 to 12 (Coed)

  • The Westside Miniversity
    Vancouver, British Columbia
    Grades K to 12 (Coed)

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

  • Vancouver Waldorf School
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
    Grades PS to 12 (Coed)

  • Brookes Shawnigan Lake
    Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia
    Grades 7 to 12 (Coed)

  • Claren Academy
    Vancouver, British Columbia
    Grades K to 2 (Coed)

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

  • Avante School
    Vancouver, British Columbia
    Grades 3 to 12 (Coed)

  • Cousteau, The French International School of Vancouver
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
    Grades PS to 9 (Coed)

  • Kenneth Gordon Maplewood School
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
    Grades K to 12 (Coed), Special Needs

  • Pioneer Pacific Camp
    Thetis Island, Vancouver, BC
    7 to 18 (Coed, Girls)

  • Pedalheads Bike Camps
    Throughout Canada
    2 to 12 (Coed)



About the Private School Expo in Vancouver


Get Explanations of Different School Programs & Types of Schools

  • Confused about the difference between Montessori and Waldorf schools?
  • Looking for a school for your gifted child?
  • What are the benefits of a girls' private school?

Whether you are looking for a school now or just exploring your options, the Vancouver Private School Expo is a must for every parent. The largest school fair of its kind provides you with the opportunity to speak with schools, students and parents from Vancouver and elsewhere throughout British Columbia. Vancouver schools present will include preschools, elementary, middle and secondary schools, boys and girls schools and private schools from Victoria and Vancouver Island.

School Programs & Types:

  • Private high schools
  • Montessori schools & preschools
  • Troubled teens
  • Schools for ADHD
  • Gifted kids programs
  • Girls' private schools.

Considering a boarding school experience? Meet with specialty schools from Vancouver Island to Nova Scotia, and Switzerland to Hawaii. An opportunity of a lifetime awaits your child.

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


Speakers

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




Sponsors

  • InSchoolwear
  • Beckmann of Norway
  • Howell Academics