Aboriginal Focus School

Aboriginal Focus School

The Aboriginal Focus School is located at Sir William Macdonald Elementary School.  Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students from Metro Vancouver are welcome to enroll in this unique and innovative school.  The Aboriginal Focus School will strive for educational excellence and an environment where students are confident, critical thinkers and engaged learners.  The curriculum is respectful of local First Nations and the shared values, experiences and histories of all Aboriginal peoples. It is respectful of the shared history between Aboriginal peoples and Canada and about a shared worldview between Aboriginal people and environmentalists.

 Aboriginal Focus School Application - Kindergarten 

Please register at your English catchment school for Kindergarten then apply for the program online starting January 10 and ending January 31.

The Vancouver School Board has revised the Kindergarten application and registration procedures.  The VSB website has complete information at http://www.vsb.bc.ca/programs/kindergarten

The application process for the Kindergarten Aboriginal Focus School will be online beginning January 10.  To apply, you will need your child’s Personal Education Number (PEN) which you will receive in early January IF you have registered for kindergarten at your neighbourhood English catchment school.  A random computer draw will determine the successful applicants.  Applicants will be notified as to placement in early February.  The Aboriginal Focus School is a District Program and there are no catchment areas for this program.