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St. Thomas More Collegiate

School Info.

Time Established: 1959

Accreditation: The British Columbia Ministry of Education, Federation of Independent School Associations,

School Type: Canadian Co-ed Private Day School

Acreage of Campus: 7 Acres

Location: Burnaby, BC

Accommodation: Homestay

Grade Setting: G8-G12

Total Enrolment: 679

Number of Current International Students: 6 (All are Chinese)

Faculty-Student Ratio: 1:14

Number of the Faculty: 44 teachers, 30 bachelor’s degree, 14 master’s degree

AP Course: Psychology

Honor Course: Mathematics

Schooling System: Linear

Arriving Airport: Vancouver International Airport

Nearest Universities: Simon Fraser University, British Columbia Institute of Technology

Official Website: http://www.stthomasmorecollegiate.ca/




Buildings & Facilities



Standard teaching building and gym /3 computer hall and music hall/Outdoor sports center and art hall/4 science lab and drama hall/Standard indoor gym/library/ learning hall and dining hall

Superiority

High Ranking: It is the best high school in Burnaby area, with an average of 14th ranking in the past five year’s BC high schools (according to Fraser Institute).


Excellent Universities & Colleges Entrance Ratio: For the past years, students have been enrolled to University of Toronto, McGill University, Boston College and UC Systems world famous universities.


Comprehensive Development: There are a variety of curriculum, club activities, and sports activities and the school has also won lots of honors in those areas. Student can have an over round development and various chances in here.


Top Facilities: There are indoor sports center and art hall with local highest standard. There are also first ranking facilities like fitness, band and chorus. Besides that, there are outdoor sports center with plastic runway, multiple science lab, computer hall and library hall, etc.

Curriculum

All basic courses required by the British Columbia Ministry of Education

Language courses: ESL course,French course

Special courses: Guitar making,psychology,recording and music production,chorus,painting



Overview of Curriculum Setting


Grade 8-9

English, Sociology, Mathematics, Science, Religion, French, Physical Education, Career and Health, Fine Art, Drama, Band, Chorus, Applied Skills

Grade 10

English, Sociology, Pre-calculus, Apprenticeship and Career Mathematics, Science, Religion, French, Physical Education, Personal Planning, Band, Jazz, Chorus, Indoor Chorus, Jazz Chorus, Drama.

Grade 11

English, Sociology, Mathematics Foundations, Apprenticeship and Career Mathematics, Calculus Foundations and Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science, Religion, French, Physical Education, Personal Fitness, Psychology, Graduation Transition, Fine Arts, Band, Jazz Band, Chorus, Indoor Chorus, Jazz Chorus, Guitar Making, Recording and Music Production, Drama Performance, Painting, Information Technology, Movement Therapy, Year Book.

Grade 12

English, English Literature, History, Geography, Comparison of Civilization, Law, Social Justice, Economics, Mathematics Foundations, Calculus Foundations and Mathematics, Calculus, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Religion, French, Leadership Course, Physical Education, Personal Fitness, Psychology, Graduation Transition, Fine Arts, Media Arts, Band, Jazz Band, Chorus, Indoor Chorus, Jazz Chorus, Guitar Making, Recording and Music Production, Drama Performance, Painting, Information Technology, Year Book.


Activities

Athletics: Cross-country,swimming,football,wrestling,volleyball,basketball,ultimate,lacrosse,track and field,tennis,dodge ball, curling


Student Clubs: Drama club,Bert club and activity items,skiing club,band,chorus,green environment club,student union,astronomy association,creative writing association,dancing association,dancing team,debate team,cooking club,improvisational performance association,news broadcasting team,outdoor teaching association,companion,tutoring association,dynamic club,poster association

Graduate Destination

Canadian areas:

- McGill University

- University of British Columbia

- Queen's University

- Simon Fraser University

- University of Victoria

- University of Toronto

- Douglas College

- University of Western Ontario

- University of Ottawa

- Kwantlen University

- Capilano University

- Quest Universi


Outsides Canadian areas:

- UCLA

- Northeastern University

- UW Madison

- University of Minnesota

- Boston College

- Oregon State University

- Tiffin University

Tuition and Fess

2020-2021 International Student Total Tuition and FeesCAD$49,290


Including: Tuition, homestay (10 months), textbooks, uniform, registration, locker, activity fee, international student fee, custodianship, medical insurance, etc.


Excluding: students’ personal expenses such as pocket money, communication expense and airfare, etc.

Admissions Requirements

1.Average score: 85+ for all grade

2.SLEP 50+ or TOEFL48-50+ or IELTS 4.5+ for G8-10, SLEP 66+ or TOEFL69+ or IELTS 5.5+for G11&G12. plus interview

Location

Location


Burnaby, with an area of 98.6 square kilometers, locates at the center of BC areas, with its west nearby Vancouver, and east nearby Port Moody and Coquitlam. It starts from Fraser River in the south and reaches to Burrard Inlet in the north. It belongs to the temperate marine climate zone, with a humid temperate climate all year and is quite suitable for living. There are around 2163362007people living in Burnaby and it is the third largest city in BC areas after the city of Vancouver and Surrey.


 

Getting Around 


►3-minute drive – Edmond Leisure Center

►10-minute drive –Deer Lake

►15-minute walk –Burnaby Public Library

►15-minute drive –Burnaby Lake Natural Park

►15-minute drive –Burnaby Hospital

►10-minute drive –Burnaby Crystal Mall

►20-minute drive –Simon Fraser University, Burnaby Campus





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