Coquitlam

Coquitlam - British Columbia - Canada

Dates

August 2022 – June 2023
August 2022 – January 2023
January 2023 – June 2023

Fees

€ 22,663 per Year
€ 11,745 per Semester

Category

Anno all’estero

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Overview

School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) is the third-largest public school district in the Province of British Columbia, Canada, with 31,000 students in 70 schools. The school district
encompasses the cities of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, and the villages of Anmore and Belcarra. The world-class Whistler Mountain ski resort, the site of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, is less than 2 hours away by car. Coquitlam enjoys a mild climate with a safe environment and an affluent lifestyle. Nestled in the mountains and edged by the Pacific Ocean and Fraser River, Coquitlam truly is an ideal setting for international students with excellent year-round shopping and ethnic dining.
Coquitlam School Board strives to equip all of the students with the skills to thrive and succeed as world leaders. All of their schools are centers of excellence for teaching and learning, with libraries, wireless internet environments, science labs, theatres, fine arts rooms, athletic facilities, ESL, and international student support.
Coquitlam has to be chosen because has been consistently rated by the British Columbia Ministry of Education as one of the best districts in the province, a Safe and affluent community, has a tradition of over 56 years of academic excellence, new high-tech schools provide modern facilities and global connectivity, a large number of provincial scholarships awarded annually.

Academics

Language(s) of Study: English, French

Total number of schools: 70+

High schools for international students: 11

Total Students: 32,000

Total International Students: 1,700

List of Schools:

  • Centennial Secondary School
  • Dr. Charles Best Secondary School
  • Riverside Secondary School
  • Gleneagle Secondary School
  • Heritage Woods Secondary School
  • Pinetree Secondary School
  • Port Moody Secondary
  • Terry Fox Secondary School

Co-curricular activities

Each school offers a variety of extra-curricular activities and clubs including drama, band, choir, yearbook, skiing, chess, and athletic activities such as field hockey, basketball, soccer, wrestling, swimming, track & field, and many others as well. The community also offers many service groups to participate in. Students are encouraged to join in these extra-curricular activities to experience a feeling of involvement, as this is an excellent way to improve language skills in a friendly environment. There are many curricular offerings such as Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish, French, Fish & Wildlife, Economics, Entrepreneurship & Marketing, Cook Training, Automotive Maintenance & Metal Art Jewelry, Chess&Games Club, Music Composition, Guitar, Musical Theatre, Theatre production, Web Publishing, Animation, Fashion Merchandising, Electronics, Drafting & Design, Sculpture, Ceramics, Graphic Communications, Photography & Desktop Publishing, Animation, Commercial Art & Design & Multimedia, Global Perspectives, Tourism Training, Computer Information Systems, Chef Training Program, CISCO Apprenticeship Program.

 

Sports

Each school has got different Sports available.
Centennial Secondary School: Badminton, Weight-Training, Dragon Boat Team, Football, Golf & Tennis
Dr. Charles Best Secondary School: Water Polo, Lacrosse, Wrestling, Football, Basketball, Golf, Gymnastics, Badminton & Tennis
Riverside Secondary School: Gymnastics, Dance & Cheer Team, Curling, Ice Hockey, Mountain Biking, Golf, Field Lacrosse & Swimming
Gleneagle Secondary School: Performance Dance, Swimming, Basketball, Skiing & Snowboarding, Golf, Mountain Biking, Tennis, Rugby & Dragon boating
Heritage Woods Secondary School:  Outdoor Education Program
Pinetree Secondary School:
Football, Soccer, Field Hockey, Cheer & Dance, Rugby, Swimming, Wrestling, Basketball, Badminton, Field Lacrosse, Ski & Snowboarding & Tennis
Port Moody Secondary: Badminton, Basketball, Cheer & Dance, Soccer, Outdoor Pursuits, Weight Training & Cross Country
Terry Fox Secondary School: Aquatic, Badminton, Basketball, Field Hockey, Football, Volleyball & Soccer, Dragon Boat Team, Golf & Tennis

Includes

  • Application to the school/district identified
  • Definition of Academic Curriculum
  •  FEE enrollment costs
  • Pre-departure orientation
  • School enrollment
  • Full board homestay accommodation
  • District health insurance
  • Assistance during the stay with local coordinators
  • Agency Fee
  • Transportation from the airport to the host family