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Mill Bay, Mesopotamia and What’s Next

Oct 13, '18

Brentwood is truly unlike any other school I have attended. It would be my guess that you would be hard pressed to find another group of twelve teenagers so eager to undertake the scintillating, yet challenging adventure that is AP Art History. From ancient paleolithic rock drawings, to modern photography, this course uses art as a lens to...

Bring On The Next Generation

Oct 13, '18

In 1923 Henry Pollock Hope, Brentwood’s first Headmaster, was invited by a group of Victoria businessmen to create a school for young men in Brentwood Bay in the old Brentwood Bay Hotel which is on the other side of Finlayson Arm. There were sixty boys enrolled in the first year of the school. Notice no crests on their blazers? The torch on your...

Squash Soup

Oct 12, '18

SAC volunteers recently picked vegetables from the school garden. This produce was then turned into a delicious squash soup prepared by Fiona K, Alexandra ‘19 and her team of student volunteers. The school garden was an initiative by last year’s Environment AP class who can be proud that their work is bearing fruit (technically squash is a...

History Bytes & Brian Carr

Oct 12, '18

The following is the text of Mr Steve Cowie’s address to the school at assembly last week. Imagine a world beyond sight and sound, a world in the distant and remote past: a world without cell phones, Twitter, Snapchat, Spotify, Ipods, personal computers and video games, a school without smart boards, photocopiers, video projectors, solar panels,...

A Journey Into the Astounding Roots of Brentwood!

Oct 10, '18

“Imagine a world where there are no Iphones, no television. and no electronics.” This is exactly the world “Lifer” Mr Steve Cowie witnessed more than three decades ago years ago. Last Thursday Mr Steve Cowie introduced “History Bytes” a riveting way to explore Brentwood history and how it has influenced and shaped the amazing school we call home....

A Biological Expedition Through the Bamfield Marine Sciences Center!

Sep 22, '18

This year the AP Biology 12 and AP Environmental Science 12 students will get opportunities to enrich their designated curriculum and comprehend content in real-life situations. Opportunities like this include the Bamfield Marine Sciences Center where students performed labs and experiments on ecology in divergent biomes. We left school on...

Brentwood Takes On Bamfield

Sep 19, '18

An iconic bus ride along the VERY bumpy roads led the 30+ students of AP Biology 12 and AP Environmental Science to the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre (BMSC) for a weekend of exploration and learning. Neophytes to the journey ahead of us, we were pleasantly surprised by the accommodations and warm hospitality that Bamfield offered on Vancouver...

Welcome to Brentwood

Sep 04, '18

Under sunny skies, 226 new students began their Brentwood careers today in the supportive embrace of our Orientation Assistants and staff. Unpacking luggage, meeting new roommates and housemates, fine tuning course registrations, and picking up school clothing consumed much of the day before meeting in house groups and bidding emotional goodbyes...

8s Launch Towards Camp Thunderbird

Sep 04, '18

Mrs Patel, Ms Ramundi and their Grade 8s will lead the school in many ways again this year. They will, for example, eagerly be the first to enjoy cookie break and lunch in Crook Hall every morning. ;-) This morning at 8:30 they were also the first new students to begin their Brentwood adventure as they loaded onto a yellow submarine and headed...

The Internal Awards Ceremony

Aug 29, '18

Finally, the classes had come to an end and the exam were starting. There was, however, an internal award ceremony to recognise students who excelled in a wide range of areas throughout the school year. These awards includes Academic Colours, Arts Colours, Athletics Coluors, Tripartite Colours and many other individual awards. Academic Colors are...

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