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AP Exam Results

Oct 09, '09

Success on the College Board's Advanced Placement (AP) exams brings many bonuses, including university credit for first year courses and placement into higher courses at most institutions. Marked on a 1-5 scale, the exams are challenging, exposing students to more rigorous material, providing enrichment with an emphasis on critical thinking...

Dr Robert Dalton presentation, October 16th

Oct 08, '09

On Friday October 16th at 7.30pm there will be a presentation in the lecture theatre entitled "Belling the Cat: The Artful Subversion of Advertising" by Dr. Robert Dalton, Associate Professor at UVIC's Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

Synopsis: "Advertisers pride themselves in knowing consumers better than we...

Admissions Trip to California

Oct 07, '09

On Wednesday October 14th, our Director of Admissions (Clayton Johnston) and our Deputy Head of School (John Allpress) will be travelling to California to meet with prospective parents and students.

On Wednesday evening, John Allpress and Brock Harris (1993) will be hosting a Brentwood alumni gathering at 7pm at the Castaway Restaurant...

Brentwood Juniors Gab for Gold at the Glenlyon Norfolk “Start – Up” Debate

Oct 05, '09

On a spectacularly gorgeous fall Saturday, when most children were reveling in the beauty of the outdoors, the Brentwood debaters were cloistered in the classrooms and hallways of Glenlyon Norfolk School, feverishly preparing their arguments for four rounds of impromptu debate. In the spirit of this “start up” debate, experienced speakers were...

Peer Tutoring at Brentwood

Sep 30, '09

This year nineteen Grade 11 and 12 students have volunteered to tutor other students once a week in all of our academic topics, from English to Calculus. Attendance at these tutoring sessions varies depending on the current workload with as many as twenty-four students signing up for a single tutoring session. Tutoring is provided during prep...

Brentwood On The Road - Admissions and Alumni Visits

Sep 24, '09

This year members of our Admissions and Alumni Relations teams will be travelling all over the world to meet new students and reconnect with our graduates. Our list of upcoming events and locations has now been finalized and can be found here:

First Aid Training for Grade 10 Students

Sep 24, '09

On Friday, September 25th our Grade 10 students will be participating in a Standard First Aid course. This will include instruction on AED (automated external defibrillator) use.

The School believes this will accomplish several objectives:

  • Educate Grade 10 students in basic life saving skills.
  • Help our...

Project Innovation 2009

Sep 24, '09

On Friday, September 18th our sixth annual Project Innovation began. Seven teams of Grade 11 and 12 students dived into the adventures of entrepreneurship, feet first. Each team of 3 - 5 students has started a business selling a product of their choice to any willing consumer. After faculty members provided certain guidelines, the teams were left...

Free the Children's Annual We Day in Vancouver

Sep 21, '09

Mrs. Pennells, Mrs. Felix and Mrs. Quinton are taking 27 senior Brentwood students to the Free The Children's annual We Day in Vancouver, Tuesday, September 29 from 9am -3pm at GM Place. We Day is a one-of-a-kind event featuring inspirational and motivational speeches and performances by leading activities, speakers and entertainers, such as, The...

21st Century Teaching Expert Alan November Presents on September 25th

Sep 18, '09

World renowned educator and expert in 21st Century teaching practices, Alan November, will be facilitating a professional development day at Brentwood College on Friday, September 25th. As part of the BC Independent Schools’ program designed to bring Alan to Vancouver, Victoria and the Mid Island schools this month, this event is expected to be...

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