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Alexander Academy Private school

Address: 688 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1P1
Official representatives. Submission of documents and admission free of charge

Description Alexander Academy Private school

The private secondary school of Alexander Academy is located in Vancouver (Canada) and offers quality and effective educational programs for children from all over the world. The study is focused on the programs of the secondary school, in the middle and senior classes (from 8 to 12). The curricula have been fully endorsed by the Ministry of Education of Canada, which emphasizes their effectiveness and balance - the education obtained here gives the right to enter the best universities in the world for selected specialties.

The Academy was founded in 2013, mixed studying is accepted here - both girls and boys can enter. Classroom for lessons are formed in small, up to 20 people in each: this gives the teachers the opportunity to closely monitor the progress of students, to correct possible difficulties (the ratio of teachers to students is 1:16). Teachers have extensive experience working with international students: they help foreign students to integrate into a new cultural, academic and linguistic environment, to quickly adapt to a new school and country, to make friends.

The institution adopts a full-time form of education, children are not admitted to the boarding school. All students wear an official uniform with school symbols.

One of the main goals of the school is the education of children in the modern international world: here students from all countries are accepted, regardless of their origin, nationality. Children are taught to be tolerant and polite, strengthen their sense of belonging to a single global society, create safe and comfortable conditions for the full development of the individual. At Alexander Academy they strive to harmoniously develop children in all spheres: academic, moral, creative, sports and social. Various events are actively held, students participate in the cultural and social life of Vancouver, get acquainted with the indigenous Canadians and learn a lot about different world cultures.

The Academy closely and fruitfully cooperates with Alexander College: this partnership provides an opportunity to ensure the maximum effectiveness of educational programs for colleges or universities. Also the school is an active member of the British Columbia secondary school system, which is managed and regulated directly by the British Columbia Ministry of Education.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Alexander Academy Private school

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
15-18
from 22 800 $CAD / year

The high school program allows pupils to study a fairly wide range of subjects and disciplines, and also provides the broadest opportunities for conducting personal scientific research. The school actively cooperates with international organizations and schools around the world, conducts student exchange programs and scientific experience, which gives children the opportunity to grow in a modern international environment. The most gifted high school students can simultaneously take a course at the academy and practice at the partner Alexander College: this will give them an advantage at admission, help to expand and deepen knowledge.

Subjects studied by students:

  • English Language and Literature
  • English as a Foreign Language (EFL)
  • Mathematics
  • Leadership courses
  • Modern foreign languages ​​(French, Spanish)
  • Physical Education and Sports
  • Natural sciences (chemistry, biology, physics)
  • Engineering Sciences
  • Humanitarian sciences
  • History
  • ICT (computer literacy and programming)
  • Tourism and hospitality technology
  • Art
  • Visual arts
  • Drama.

The price does not include and is paid separately:

  • Registration fee
  • Entertainment and activities + study books, manuals and materials
  • School uniform 
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Medical insurance
  • Visa fees and services, a consular fee.
Annual
16-18
from 22 800 $CAD / year

Since 2016 the school has been teaching the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. This is a special course for high school students, aimed at a profile effective preparation for entering the university, and holders of the IB diploma can choose universities around the world - the program is internationally recognized and widespread.

Duration of studying is 2 years (senior graduation). The curriculum includes both compulsory subjects (English, mathematics), and elective disciplines that the student chooses independently. This structure of the course makes it possible to focus on the most priority and important areas, to prepare for admission to a particular institution of higher education for the chosen specialty.

The price does not include and is paid separately:

  • Registration fee
  • Entertainment and activities + study books, manuals and materials
  • School uniform
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Medical insurance
  • Visa fees and services, a consular fee.

Accommodation, housing and food

Children are accommodated in host families.

Subjects, specialties, faculties and sport

Subjects list : Academic English, art, Art technology, Basics of health protection, biology, chemistry, communications, design, drama, economics, English, Filmmaking, French, geography, history, History of art, maths, philosophy, physical Culture, Physical culture and sports sciences, physics, psychology, sociology, theater, Theatrical art
Events list: art, fitness, photographers' club

Events Alexander Academy Private school

A large number of electives, circles and sections are available on the territory of the Alexander Academy: they can be practiced 4 times a week (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 15:30 to 16:30). It's a great way to find like-minded people, to try a new passion or continue to do what you love. There is a club for board games lovers, knitting, photography, volunteering, music and choral studios, a martial arts club and etc. The administration always takes all initiatives of students, supports them, if the students want to open a new club or community, provides premises and resources for this.

Equipment Alexander Academy Private school

Alexander Academy is well equipped for effective teaching, meets high international standards. Appropriate equipment (computer, interactive, audio and video) is installed in each classroom and lecture hall, in research laboratories and self-studying classes. It is convenient for each student to access the largest information portal Gale Virtual Reference Library: it is an excellent source of knowledge in all sorts of disciplines that can significantly help children in preparing for lessons or writing a personal research project. The library has sections on business, history (world and US history), international relations, exact and natural sciences, ecology and nature management, health and fitness, literature, a portal dedicated entirely to Canada and etc.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The price of the course does not include and is paid separately:

  • Registration fee
  • Entertainment and activities + study books, manuals and materials 
  • School uniforms
  • Round trip air tickets
  • Round trip
  • Medical insurance
  • Visa fees and services, a consular fee.

Extra fees:

  • Application fee 200 USD
  • Study materials 800 USD
  • Uniform 700 USD

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Applicants must prepare the following package of documents:

  • Application form, completed by the student himself and signed by the parent or guardian
  • Receipt for payment of the registration fee
  • Report card for the last 2 years from the last place of study
  • Copy of passport or birth certificate (page with photo and master data)
  • Medical insurance (copy available)
  • Guardianship agreement (if the age of the student so requires, for minors Students).

All documents must be translated into English and notarized.

If your application is successfully processed by e-mail within 2 weeks, you will receive confirmation of your enrollment and further instructions (for payment, dispatch additional documents, etc.). After paying for the course, the student receives an official invitation, which is used for the registration of a student visa to Canada, it is necessarily provided to the consulate.

After completing all formalities, the student is assigned a personal meeting with a representative of the school administration to select a course and study program. Please note that all foreign students must confirm a good level of English (Interview, International IELTS or TOEFL tests).

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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