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Hockey Skills Academy

Located at Windsor Secondary and North Shore Ice Sports, Grades 8 - 12

The Hockey Skills Academy is scheduled* in both Day 1 Block 4 and Day 2 Block 8 for the 2020-2021 school year.

Students will be assigned to one of the classes.

*subject to change

About the Hockey Skills Academy

In partnership with N/C Hockey Group, the North Vancouver School District opened a Hockey Skills Academy at École Windsor Secondary School in 2004. The Academy's program is licensed by Hockey Canada as a Hockey Skills Academy. This co-ed program provides for the participation of all students, male and female, regardless of their hockey experience.

The Hockey Skills Academy is an athlete-centred program aimed at developing the whole athlete. The goal is to enhance a player's confidence and self-esteem while giving them opportunities beyond the secondary school system.

The Hockey Skills Academy program has developed and is proving to be an extremely positive experience for students. With the coordination of secondary school timetables in the North Vancouver School District, the program is accessible to students outside the Windsor School catchment area.

The program consists of the Hockey Skills curriculum as set out by Hockey Canada and the Physical and Health Education curriculum established by the B.C Ministry of Education. Students earn their grade level P.H.E. credit upon successful completion of the program. Leadership opportunities are available by request/invitation to senior students.

The Academy is open to students in grades 8–12, and will be held in either Block 4 or 8 of the secondary school timetable, depending on the cohort and location.

* Transportation to and from the Academy site is the sole responsibility of the parent/guardian.

Click here to download the 2020/21 Hockey Skills Academy flyer 

Note: The Academy Medical Form will be collected in September 2020. Students will not be participating in ice sessions until the medical form is handed in.

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Selection for the Hockey Skills Academy

Priority 1:        Returning students

Priority 2:        Wait-listed students from the previous year

Priority 3:        Lottery for remaining students consistent with Board Policy 605: Admission of Students to Schools

The total number of spots available will be dependent upon the number of returning students, the number of applications received, and the ability of schools to organize the school timetable to meet enrolment and programming requirements.

Fees for the Hockey Skills Academy

The total cost for the Hockey Skills Academy for the 2020-2021 school year is $2,460. Goalies to pay $1,680.

Deposit: The non-refundable deposit is required on or before May 6, 2020 to confirm your child's registration and secure placement in the Academy for the 2020-2021 school year. Please note that non-payment by the deadline will result in withdrawal from the Academy.

Remaining Fee: Parents/Guardians may pay the balance in full or set-up installments any time between May and August 2020 through School Cash Online. Please note that failure to pay the balance in full or set-up installments by the deadline will result in withdrawal from the Academy.

An additional Programming Fee of approximately $935 may apply to Out of District students. More information about Academies, including fees and withdrawal procedures, is available here.

Note: fees subject to change.


Please contact:

Steve Martin
Teacher, Windsor Secondary School