North Vancouver School District
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Soccer Academy

Located at Windsor Secondary, Grades 8 - 12

The Soccer 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 Soccer Academy


In September 2012, the North Vancouver School District formed a partnership with the North Shore Girls' Soccer Club (NSGSC) to offer the Soccer Academy at Windsor Secondary School. The Soccer Academy provides for the participation of all students, male and female, regardless of their soccer experience.

The Academy covers all aspects of soccer training: skills, tactics & fitness, as well as injury prevention, nutrition and leadership training. The Academy is geared for students who are interested and enthusiastic about improving their soccer skills and fitness.

Classes are held primarily in the NSGSC Development Centre (Indoor Bubble) located at Windsor and Windsor Secondary School turf field. On-field coaches are highly certified, and from NSGSC, NVFC and VAFC.

The program consists of the Soccer curriculum as set out by North Shore Girls' Soccer Club 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.

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.

Registration in the Soccer Academy will not affect a student's eligibility to play for their home school's soccer team.

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


Click here to view the 2020/21 Soccer Academy flyer


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Selection for the Soccer 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 Soccer Academy


The total cost for the Soccer Academy is $1,650 for the 2020-2021 school year.

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 instalments any time between May and August 2020 through School Cash Online. Please note that failure to pay the balance in full or set-up instalments 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.


Questions? 


If you have questions about the Soccer Academy or require further information, please contact:

Mr. Alec Lewis
Teacher, Windsor Secondary School
alewis@sd44.ca

or

Email academies@sd44.ca​​​