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The New Westminster School District offers outstanding educational programs and services for international students. Our international students achieve academic success, greater understanding, friendship, and a variety of skills to succeed in the global world.

Daily Announcements

March 5th is “Twin Day” Day. Friends can try to look alike as much as possible.
NWSS Peer Tutoring Club meets Thursdays from 4:15 to 5:30 on Teams Join through code: UNKBAAZ.
Application deadline for new student applocations is April 1st. Contact us at for information on specific schools.
Looking for things to do? Check out the New Westminster Youth Centre. Visit by yourself or with friends. you are always guaranteed a welcome. Website:

Highlights at New Westminster School District 40

Parent-Teacher Conferences March 11th

We will be conducting our Semester 2/Quarter 3 Parent-Teacher Conferences via MS Teams. Parents will be able to book their appointment through on Monday, March 1st at 8:00pm
and closes on Tuesday, March 9th at 10:00pm. more

September 2021 School Space

We are now accepting applications for September 2021. New Westminster Secondary School currently has space in grades 9 to 12.  Space is limited in select elementary schools (K to 5) and middle schools (grade 6 to 8). Please inquire to the international program regarding space in a specific school. more

Updates to Covid-19 Notification Process

Fraser Health has made some changes to the COVID 19 notification process.  This process has been streamlined and is intended to make notifications timely and efficient.  Please see the attached letter that has been sent to families on behalf of Superintendent, Karim Hachlaf. Click "more" to view the letter. more

Absence Reporting:  New Westminster Secondary School, 604-517-6391

Please call with student name and student number.  For elementary and middle school students, please contact the school directly to advise of an absence.

Online Application Status


Our online application is currently unavailable. You may apply using the PDF paper application form.

Please contact if you have any questions.