Parent Information Brochures

The VSB and the team at the District Reception and Placement Centre have compiled the following brochures to assist parents with some general questions they may have about BC schools.

The following brochures are in English. To read brochures in Arabic, Chinese, Korean, French, Hindi, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog or Vietnamese go to multi-language brochure for elementary school students or multilingual brochures for secondary school students .


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Back to school factsheets

The British Columbia Ministry of Education has assembled a number of back to school factsheets for parents and guardians. Follow the links to read the fact sheets.

As students and teachers head back to the classroom, here are some tips to help families prepare for the start of the new school year.

NOTE: Look for links to Chinese, French and Punjabi translations of these factsheets at the bottom of the factsheets.

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