Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Prince of Wales Mini School Information Night for all interested students and their parents at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium of Prince of Wales Secondary School (2250 Eddington Drive).

Saturday, November 5 to Sunday, November 13, 2016

On-line Registration for the Test. The Vancouver School Board requires all applicants to write a District Alternative Programs Test.
Register on-line at: and follow the prompts. No late registrations will be accepted. Please note that registering on-line for the test does not register you for admission to Prince of Wales Mini School. You must also complete and submit an application to PW Mini School.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Test for all District Alternative Programs. Vancouver School District students will be given a place and time for the test when they register. All other students (private school, home-school, etc.) will receive an email telling them where and when to take the test. No sample questions or information on the content of the test is available to parents or students. No test results are given to parents or students. The test consists of a Math component, an English component and a Cognitive Skills (puzzles) component. The test will begin at 1:00 p.m. and last approximately 3 hours (with breaks). Students are advised to bring a pencil, pen and eraser to the test and to arrive no more than 15 minutes prior to the time of the test.

Thursday, December 15, 2016 (by 3:00 p.m.)

Deadline for Receipt of Application. To apply to Prince of Wales Mini School, please submit the following information:

1) a completed Prince of Wales Mini School Application Form
2) photocopy of your Grade 6 Term #2 report card (with teacher comments)
3) photocopy of your Grade 6 Term #3 report card (with teacher comments)
4) photocopy of your Grade 7 Term #1 report card (with teacher comments)

Do not submit any other materials.

Application forms must be received at either PW Secondary School – Main Office (2250 Eddington Drive) or PW Mini School (4750 Haggart Street) by 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 15. If your
Grade 7 Term #1 report card is not available by the December 15 deadline, submit your application with a note stating that the report will be submitted no later than January 3. Incomplete applications for any other reason will be disqualified.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Students selected for an Interview at PW Mini School will be contacted on or before January 25. We receive more than 300 applications each year. Based on our selection criteria we will short-list approximately 100 students to be interviewed.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

PW Mini School Interviews for short-listed students only. One hour in duration, during the day.

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

First offers of acceptance will be made via email.

Friday, March 03, 2017

Deadline for acceptance by applicant and parent (first offers). Acceptance must be emailed to Prince of Wales Mini School at [email protected] by 12 noon.

Monday, March 06, 2017

Second offers of acceptance (students on the wait list) will be made via email.

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Deadline for acceptance by applicant and parent (second offers). Acceptance must be emailed to Prince of Wales Mini School at [email protected] by 12 noon.