The Vancouver Private School Expo & Information Day will be back in 2020

The Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre | 1088 Burrard Street, Vancouver BC

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Everything you need to know about choosing, applying, getting in, and paying for school.

Whether you’re interested in learning about the differences between private and public schools, considering a fantastic Vancouver Island boarding school, or are ready to apply and want to gain some insider advice on how to get into some of the most competitive schools, you’ll want to make time to visit the Our Kids Private School Expo and Information Day in Vancouver.


  • 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?

  • Gain insider tips from education and admissions experts
  • Learn about school rankings and how to find the right private school for your child
  • Get exclusive access to students' and parents' school reviews
  • Find out about the admissions process, when to apply, and what schools really look for in applicants
  • Understand what you’ll need to budget, receive information about scholarships and bursaries, and learn creative ways to save thousands of dollars using tax credits
  • Network with education leaders from the best Montessori, STEM, gifted, and boarding schools in the area
The expo is excellent. We can now rank schools based on which one will be best for our son.

Meet our Presenters and Panelists

About the Private School Expo in Vancouver

The Vancouver Private School Expo and Information Day offers you the opportunity to learn about education choice and meet with leading local private and independent schools as well as some of the best boarding schools 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?

Explore your private education options at the Vancouver Private School Expo and Information Day—a must for every parent. We invite you to speak with private school education experts and school representatives on a one-to-one basis and learn about the most important questions parents ask, all in one day, at one location.

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

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