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St. Ann’s Academy

School Info.

Time Established:1880
Accreditation:BC Ministry of Education International Catholic Independent Schools Federation of Independent School Association
Type: Canada Local Co-ed Private Day School
Acreage of the Campus:7 Acres
Location:Kamloops
Nearby City:Vancouver(around 4-hours drive)
Accommodation:Home stay
Grade Setting:K-12 
Total Enrollment of the Whole School:425
Number of Current International Students:16
Number of Current Chinese Students:14(Update to Fall 2019)
Faculty-Student Ratio:1:16
Education Level of the Faculty:12 with Bachelor’s Degree, 2 with Master’s and11TA
Seniority of the Faculty:average with 22 years of teaching experience
ESL Course:Lectured by Professional Tutors
Average Number of Students in Each Class:23
Schooling System:Linear
Arrival airport:Kamloops Airport(12-min drive);Transfer at YVR Airport
Nearby University:Thompson Rivers University—5-min drive 
Official Website:www.st-anns.ca




Buildings & Facilities


Standard teaching building and gym/Reading hall/Outdoor sports center/ Indoor sports center/ Homemaking lab/Science lab/ Mac Labs (2)/ Carpentry Hall/Student Leisure Room/Music Hall/Art Hall







Superiority

Long history: Established in 1880, St. Ann’s Academy has a history of 140 years, and was one of the oldest high schools in Canada.


High Ranking: the school is ranked 33th for the past 5 years in the province by Fraser Institute.


Excellent language environment: International students account for only 4% of the total population in school. They enjoy a pure English language context. 

Excellent Teaching Performance: Teachers have a remarkable average teaching experience of 22 years; many graduates entered famous universities both in Canada and USA; It has been consistently recognized as academically outstanding by BC Ministry of Education and Fraser Institute.


Excellent Facilities: The school has combined with traditional and modern architecture together. Besides one traditional teaching hall with 100 years history, the school has two other modern teaching halls. It also has two Mac Labs, high standard indoor sports center, woodworking classroom, music room, home economics room, art room, etc.




Curriculum

Basic courses prescribed by the B.C. Ministry of Education

Special Courses: Carpentry, Textile, Business Education, Outdoor Leisure, etc.

ESL Courses specialized for international students/ESL French courses.



Overview of Curriculum Setting



Grade 8

English, French, Mathematics, Science, Social Study, P.E., Religion, Homemaking, IT Technology

Grade 9

English, French, Mathematics, Science, Social Study, P.E., Religion, Carpentry, Handicraft Arts, Outdoor Activities, Arts.

Grade 10

English, French, Mathematics, Workplace Mathematics, Science, P.E., Drama, Chorus, Instrumental Music, Visual Arts, Photography, Yearly Book, Technology Education, Carpentry, Food and Nutrition, Textile, Scientific Arts, Assistant Teaching, Career Planning.

Grade 11

English, French, Mathematics, Mathematics Foundation, Workplace Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics, Social Study, P.E., Religion, Drama, Chorus, Instrumental Music, Arts Foundation,Photography, Intermediate Photography, Yearly Book, Carpentry, Digital Media Development, IT Technology, Food and Nutrition, Textile, Family Study, Power of Scientific Arts, Assistant Teaching.

Grade 12

English, English Literature, Creative Writing, French, Mathematics, Calculus, Mathematics Foundation, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Law, History, Geography, P.E., Religion, Drama, Chorus, Instrumental Music, Arts Foundation, Photography, Intermediate Photography, Yearly Book, Carpentry, IT Technology, Food and Nutrition, Textile, Family Study, Entrepreneur Spirit, Power of Scientific Arts, Assistant Teaching.









Activities

Athletics: Basketball,Volleyball,Cross-Country Race,Football,Wresting,Golf,Swimming,American Football


Clubs: Band,Chorus,Student Association,Yearly Book,Meditation

Graduate Destination

- University of Toronto

- McGill University

- University of British Columbia

Thompson Rivers University

- University of Victoria

- Simon Fraser University

- UC-Berkeley

- Washington State University

- University of Michigan

- University of Chicago

Tuition and Fess

2020-2021 International Student Total Tuition and FeesCAD$43,550



Fees include: Tuition, Homestay Charge for Ten Months, Textbooks, Registration Fee, ESL course, Locker, Activity Fee, Yearly Book, International Student Service Fee, International Student Monitoring and Custodianship Fee, Medical Insurance, etc.


Remarks: Fees do not include personal pocket money, phone calls, and personal belongings.

Admissions Requirements

1.Average score of 80% or above

2. Skype Interview

3.Graduation age limits to 19 years old (including 19)

Location

Location


Kamloops-the eighth largest city of British Columbia, the largest origin of panax quinquefolius in North America


The name of “Kamloops”comes from the Indian word “Cumcloups”, meaning “the meeting of the rivers”. Kamloops, one the meeting point of the North Thompson and the South Thompson, has been a transportation hub since ancient times due to its convenient geographic location, and was ever a once-bustling fur trade center during the Gold Rush.


As an old city with a history of centuries, there are many well-preserved century-old buildings in the downtown of Kamloops, most of with are exquisite brick structure with a strong classical style. Kamloops Museum and Archives, one of famous local tourism attractions, is home to historical exhibits of the first settlers, which show the hard lives they went through. Besides, there are downtown Riverside Park, Wildlife Park, Rocky Mountain Rangers Museum & Archives, Grassland Conservation Area of 15,000 hectares, etc. Over 200 lakes at the neighborhood make Kamloops among the best fishing resorts of British Columbia. Kamloops is also a spectacular place for such a variety of outdoor activities as riding, climbing, hiking, cross-country skiing and water sports that the visitors find their trips rewarding and worthwhile.



Getting Arround


►10-min drive to downtown Kamloops

►5-min drive to Thompson Rivers University

10-min drive to McArthur Island Park

►7-min drive to North Kamloops Library

►10-min walking to Kamloops Museum & Archives

4-min drive to Kamloops Art Museum

►4-min walking to Royal Inland Hospital




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  • Graduate Destination
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