What makes us special

We believe that education should provide our students with teachings, experiences and values which will develop personal qualities such as self-reliance, cooperation, generosity, honesty, and respect for others and for the environment.

Small class sizes

We create an optimal learning environment for our students with more one-on-one time with their teachers.

Emphasis on literacy

We offer two literacy groups per day to encourage literacy and academic performance.

Individualized learning

Learning at Seabird Island Community School is a highly personalized experience for each of our students.

Tutoring services

If your child falls behind in their school work we you to enroll them in our tutoring program.

Onsite after school care

Out of School Care program provides licensed after school care that runs throughout the school year.

Parent involvement

We encourage parents to get involved their child’s education. Learn about the Parents Advisory Committee and more.

Education meets technology

We believe in staying current and giving our students access to the tools and technology to assist their learning.

Excelling in math

With Math as a core component, students learn to make sense of math problems and persevere in solving them.

Faculty & staff

Get to know our best educators

We are committed to excellence in education and student success. See a full list of our faculty & staff

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About us

Seabird Island Community School’s mission is to provide a supportive and culturally relevant learning environment which places a high value on life-long learning, respect for self and others, honesty, integrity, generosity and hard work.

We offer quality B.C. Curriculum for Kindergarten to Grade 12 students which fosters and promotes cultural values and the Halq’eméylem language taught by BC Certified teachers. Our small class sizes create an optimal learning environment for our students with one-on-one time with their teachers.

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Our mission is to provide a supportive and culturally relevant learning environment which places a high value on life-long learning, respect for self and others, honesty, integrity, generosity, and hard work.

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We believe that parents, students, teachers, and school administration all play a role in educational success.

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In addition to offering the full BC Graduation Certificate (Dogwood) and strong academic programs, students receive specialization in 5 streams.

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We are committed to excellence in education and student success.

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Seabird Island Community School’s traditional name is Lalme’ Iwesawtexw. Our school was named in memory of Mary Charles who was an Elder from Seabird Island and mother to Grand Chief Archie Charles. Mary was give the traditional name Lalme by her friends and family and when the school was built it was named Lalme’ Iwesawtexw, or Mary’s House of Learning.

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