Bodwell High School

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Bodwell High School
Strength in Diversity / Education for a Changing World
955 Harbourside Drive
North Vancouver (city), British Columbia, V7P 3S4, Canada
Religious affiliation None
Principal Mark Lewis
Staff Housam Hallis, Jim Burnett, Jeri Canderon, Stephen Goobie, Brenda Ball, Boris Remes, Shannon Hare
School type Private School in Canada High School
Grades 8-12
Language English
Team name Bruins

Blue, White

Founded 1991
Enrollment 500 (2013)
Homepage Bodwell Homepage

Bodwell High School is a private co-educational boarding school offering grades 8 to 12, and university preparation, in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.


Bodwell High School was founded in 1991 in the City of Vancouver and is a non-denominational, co-educational day and boarding school, offering grades 8 to 12 and university preparation. In September, 2003, the school moved into its new facility on Harbourside Drive in North Vancouver, overlooking Burrard Inlet and the Vancouver harbour. Bodwell's purpose is to "provide a culturally diverse environment for students from around the globe, and enable them to become active learners and well-rounded citizens who contribute positively to the world.” [1]

Bodwell’s courses follow the Provincial Curriculum prescribed by the British Columbia Ministry of Education. Students who fulfill the graduation program receive a high school graduation diploma issued by the Ministry of Education. Junior and senior grades are specialized to best fit the needs of Bodwell students.

As of the Fall 2014 Term, Bodwell students represented 36 countries.

School Culture & Philosophy[edit]

The Bodwell motto or school slogan is “Strength in Diversity”.


Bodwell High School won the Study Travel Magazine prize for 'STM Star High School Award' in 2014.[2] [3]


Bodwell High School is certified by the British Columbia Ministry of Education.[4]


Bodwell High School is a member of the British Columbia Council for International Education (BCCIE),[5] the Federation of Independent Schools British Columbia (FISA),[6] Study in British Columbia,[7] Imagine Canada,[8] the Canada Eurasia Russia Business Federation (CERBA),[9] and the Brazilian Educational & Language Travel Association (BELTA).[10]

School Teams & Activities[edit]

Athletic Teams and Clubs ■ Boys Basketball ■ Boys Soccer ■ Boys Swimming ■ Boys Track and Field ■ Girls Basketball ■ Girls Volleyball ■ Girls Swimming ■ Girls Track and Field ■ Co-ed Badminton ■ Co-ed Softball

Competitive Teams ■ Outdoor AdventureCross Country RunningSki and SnowboardFitnessFloor HockeyTable TennisTennisTrack & FieldYoga & StretchingWrestling

Art Clubs ■ Creative Arts ■ Open Art Studio ■ Fashion DesignPhotographyKnittingVideo Production

Performing Art Clubs ■ ActingDramaHip HopGuitar ■ Advanced BandJazzMusic Technology ■ Rock BandVocal/Choral

Bodwell Graduates' University Destinations[edit]

Acadia UniversityUniversity of AlbertaUniversity of British ColumbiaCarleton UniversityConcordia UniversityDalhousie UniversityEmily Carr University of Art and DesignUniversity of GuelphUniversity of ManitobaMcGill UniversityMcMaster UniversityOntario College of Art & Design UniversityUniversity of OttawaQueen's UniversityUniversity of ReginaSimon Fraser UniversityUniversity of SaskatchewanUniversity of TorontoUniversity of VictoriaUniversity of WaterlooUniversity of WindsorYork UniversityUniversity of ArizonaArizona State UniversityCalifornia College of the ArtsCornell UniversityUniversity of California San FranciscoUniversity of San FranciscoUniversity of HawaiiSchool of the Art Institute of ChicagoIndiana State UniversityUniversity of Massachusetts BostonMichigan State UniversityParsons The New School for DesignState University of New YorkUniversity of CincinnatiOregon State UniversityPenn State UniversityUniversity of TexasUtah State UniversityTecnologico de MonterreyUniversity of BathUniversity of BristolCentral Saint Martins College of Art and DesignUniversity College London (UCL) ■ University of LiverpoolUniversity of ManchesterUniversity of SussexUniversity of WarwickUniversity of YorkGlion Institute of Higher EducationSwiss Hotel Management SchoolAustralian National UniversityUniversity of MelbourneHong Kong UniversityKeio UniversitySophia UniversityWaseda University


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