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Glenlyon Norfolk School

Glenlyon Norfolk School

801 Bank Street, Victoria, British Columbia, V8S 4A8
1701 Beach Drive, Victoria, British Columbia, V8R 6H9
School Type: Academic
Grades (Gender): JK to 12 (Coed)
Tuition: $15,025 to $38,095 per year
GNS Soccer Senior Concert Band Grade 11 IB English Grade 8 Science It is All About the Boots
October 17, 2014
Junior School Open House
Glenlyon Norfolk School, 1701 Bank Street, Victoria, British Columbia

Join us Friday, October 17
Time: 09:00 am - 02:30 pm

At Glenlyon Norfolk School (GNS), our youngest students are able to enjoy:

  • Weekly lessons with specialty teachers in Mandarin, French, Music and PE.
  • A morning a week at Uplands Park exploring nature.
  • A classroom just steps away from the ocean.
  • A program that embraces a Montessori methodology, within the framework of the respected International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program.

Options are available for:

  • Half-day or Full-day classes in Junior Kindergarten.
  • Before-school or After-school Care.

To learn more about the advantages of a Glenlyon Norfolk School education at our Junior Campus, contact us to reserve your spot in one of our Interactive Student Guided Tours during our upcoming Open House. Tours will take place between 9:00 and 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 and 2:30 p.m. To register for an Open House Tour, please contact: admissions@mygns.ca or 250.370.6801.

Visit: http://www.mygns.ca/mygns/admissions/admissions-events/open-house-junior-school



 
October 22, 2014
Middle and Senior School Open House
Glenlyon Norfolk School, 801 Bank Street, Victoria, British Columbia

Join us Wednesday, October 22
Time: 09:00 am - 02:30 pm

To learn more about the advantages of a Glenlyon Norfolk School education in our Middle and Senior School, call now to reserve your spot in one of our Interactive Student Guided Tours during our upcoming Open Houses.

Tours will take place on Wednesday, October 22 and Monday, October 27, between 9:00 and 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 and 2:30 p.m.

To register for an Open House Tour, please contact: admissions@mygns.ca or 250.370.6801.

Visit: http://www.mygns.ca/mygns/admissions/admissions-events/open-house-middle-and-senior-school



 
October 24, 2014
Entrance Scholarship Testing for Grades 6 to 12
Glenlyon Norfolk School, 801 Bank Street, Victoria, British Columbia

Join us Friday, October 24
Time: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm

To be considered for a scholarship, candidates must be BC-residents applying to GNS for the first time. Applicants should be in good academic standing at their existing school.

Students who are interested in writing the scholarship test must submit an application for admission prior to writing the test.

Applicants wishing to write the scholarship test on Friday, October 24, must register via phone or email.

For more information please contact our Admissions office at 250.370.6801 or email admissions@mygns.ca.



 
October 27, 2014
Middle and Senior School Open House
Glenlyon Norfolk School, 801 Bank Street, Victoria, British Columbia

Join us Monday, October 27
Time: 09:00 am - 02:30 pm

To learn more about the advantages of a Glenlyon Norfolk School education in our Middle and Senior School, call now to reserve your spot in one of our Interactive Student Guided Tours during our upcoming Open Houses.

Tours will take place on Wednesday, October 22 and Monday, October 27, between 9:00 and 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 and 2:30 p.m.

To register for an Open House Tour, please contact: admissions@mygns.ca or 250.370.6801.

Visit: http://www.mygns.ca/mygns/admissions/admissions-events/open-house-middle-and-senior-school



 

Simon Bruce-Lockhart
Head of School

GNS is a place made special by its people, its programs, and the synergy they create together.

Our mission: "to challenge and support our students to do their best through truth and courage in learning and in life" lies at the very heart of everything we do, establishing the values we live by every day.

Simon Bruce-Lockhart
Head of School and father of two GNS alumni


Average Class Size:16 to 18
Enrolment: Day 705 (Gr. JK-12)
Homestay 60 (Gr. 6-12)
 

Each child holds our attention at GNS, a day school that is firmly rooted in the values of the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the Round Square. As one of only twelve schools in Canada offering all three IB programs, GNS is proud of its unique 'IB Advantage': a 21st-Century approach which educates the whole child and creates global thinkers. GNS offers 5- and 7-day Family Boarding options for students who are not residents of Victoria, and provides an extensive co-curricular program.

Glenlyon Norfolk School is a private Academic day school in Victoria, British Columbia. The school offers programs for grades JK to 12 with enrolment of 705 day students. Glenlyon Norfolk School has an average class size of 16 to 18 students and has a tuition cost of $15,025 to $38,095 per year. Founded in 1913, this private school requires students to wear uniforms and the language of instruction is English.


Glenlyon Norfolk School is a member of:

Specialty Academics
Specialty Academics
Community serviceDuke of Edinburgh's AwardExchange programs
IB diplomaIB middle years programIB primary years program
Round SquareUniversity counseling
School Support
School Support
After-school program
Full-day kindergartenLunch programTransportation
Special Needs
Special Needs
Learning differences support (ADD/ADHD)Learning study assistance
Courses and Programs
Arts
Acting
BandCeramicsChoral Music
DirectingDrawingGraphic design
Music theoryPaintingProduction
SculptureSet design
Humanities and Social Sciences
Creative writing
DebateIndependent studyJournalism
LiteraturePublic speaking
Languages
Chinese-Mandarin
ESLFrenchSpanish
Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Computers
AlgebraBiologyCalculus
ChemistryComputer programmingComputer science
GeometryPhysicsWeb design
Clubs and Activities
Academic / Social Clubs
Community ServiceDebate ClubEnvironmental Club
Poetry/Literature clubSchool newspaperStudent Council
Yearbook
Arts
Art ClubAudiovisual Club
BandChoirJazz Ensemble
Athletics
BadmintonBasketballField Hockey
GolfOutdoor ClubOutdoor Education
RowingRugbyRunning
SailingSailing ClubSoccer
SwimmingTennisTrack & Field
Volleyball
Moral Development
Moral Development
LeadershipSocial justice
Admissions & Finances
Admissions & Finances
BursariesEntrance examsFinancial aid
ScholarshipsSibling discounts
Religious Affiliation
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Amount: $5,000 , based
Grades : 0 to 0
 
Tuition discount if paid in full N/A Deposit required with acceptance Yes
Early payment discount N/A Payment by credit accepted No
Sibling discounts
Second - 5 %
Third - 10 %
Fourth - 10 %
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