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Registration Information

For  general information on VSB Student Registration procedures and dates, please see:  School Registration

To verify that your home address resides within Eric Hamber Secondary's catchment area please check your address here.


Current Hamber catchment elementary school students applying to Grade 8 at Eric Hamber from one of Hamber's six catchment elementary schools

For all students currently attending one of Hamber Secondary's elementary catchment schools (Carr, Cavell, Fraser, General Wolfe, Osler, Van Horne) the articulation process began early January 2021.  If your child attends one of these six elementary schools your family received a personalized Hamber Grade 8 enrolment/course selection form.  Please submit your completed application, along with the following required documents, to your elementary school office by February 5, 2021, IF you attend one of Hamber's catchment schools AND your home address is within Hamber's catchment:

  1. Registration Form
  2. Child's proof of identity (birth certificate or Canadian immigration or citizenship documents)
  3. Proof of parent/guardian identity (picture ID such as passport, drivers license, citizenship card)
  4. Proof of address in Vancouver (recent property tax statement, purchase agreement, or rental agreement plus at least one recent bill invoice showing name and address)


CURRENT HAMBER CATCHMENT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS APPLYING TO GRADE 8 AT ERIC HAMBER FROM a non-CATCHMENT VSB ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

If your child currently attends Grade 7 at a non-Hamber catchment VSB elementary school please complete the following two application steps:

Step 1 - prepare the following paperwork:

  1. Complete the attached Registration Form
  2. Child's proof of identity (birth certificate or Canadian immigration or citizenship documents)
  3. Proof of parent/guardian identity (picture ID such as passport, drivers license, citizenship card)
  4. Proof of address in Vancouver (recent property tax statement, purchase agreement, or rental agreement plus at least one recent bill invoice showing name and address)

Step 2 - Scan and email all of the above paperwork to Hamber's Records Clerk.


Eric Hamber's Challenge Studio Program is designed for highly-able students who wish to be challenged by a grade 8-12 program that encompasses both acceleration and enrichment.   Further information on all VSB Mini School Programs can be found here.  (This year's Mini School application period ran from November 9 to December 17, 2020.)


In-catchment Grade 9 - 12 students currently attending another VSB secondary school who wish to attend Eric Hamber 

Please complete the following two application steps:

Step 1 - prepare the following paperwork:

  1. Registration Form
  2. Child's proof of identity (birth certificate or Canadian immigration or citizenship documents)
  3. Proof of parent/guardian identity (picture ID such as passport, drivers license, citizenship card)
  4. Proof of address in Vancouver (recent property tax statement, purchase agreement, or rental agreement plus at least one recent bill invoice showing name and address)
  5. Copy of most recent report card

Step 2 - Scan and email all of the above paperwork to Hamber's Records Clerk.


In-catchment non-VSB or new to catchment AND born in Canada Grade 9-12 applicants 

If you are living in Hamber's catchment and your child is not currently attending one of Hamber's six catchment elementary schools AND your child is born in Canada OR you are new to the Hamber catchment AND your child is born in Canada, please complete the following three application steps:

Step 1 - complete and separately submit the VSB's online application.

Step 2 - prepare the following paperwork to submit for Step 3 below:

  1. Registration Form
  2. Child's proof of identity (birth certificate or Canadian immigration or citizenship documents)
  3. Proof of parent/guardian identity (picture ID such as passport, drivers license, citizenship card)
  4. Proof of address in Vancouver (recent property tax statement, purchase agreement, or rental agreement plus at least one recent bill invoice showing name and address)
  5. Copy of most recent report card

Step 3 - Scan and email all of the above paperwork to Hamber's Records Clerk.


In catchment applications for students not born in Canada

Any students who are NOT born in Canada must register at the Newcomers Welcome Centre.  For more information, please click here.


Cross-boundary applications (please note late or early applications will not be accepted)

There is very limited space at Eric Hamber Secondary for students who reside outside of our catchment area.  

Further information on the VSB's Cross-Boundary registration process can be found here.

This year's cross-boundary application process opened on February 1 and will close on February 28, 2021.

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