PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL CHANGES TO SOME OF THIS INFORMATION GIVEN THE ONGOING DEVELOPMENTS AROUND THE CURRENT COVID-19 PANDEMIC.
THESE ANSWERS ARE FOR REFERENCE ONLY!
ARRIVAL: WHERE DO WE GO ON ARRIVAL AT THE SCHOOL?
The School has yet to determine the arrival protocols for September 2020.
BEDDING: SHOULD MY CHILD BRING BEDDING TO THE SCHOOL?
Bedding is NOT supplied by the school, they have to bring their own sheets (twin bed sized), comforter/duvet, towels, as only a pillow is provided. You can order through the school store (https://store.brentwood.ca/en/).
BANKING & PHONES: HOW DO WE SET UP A BANK/PHONE ACCOUNT FOR OUR CHILD?
We encourage families to setup banking and phones BEFORE arriving at the School. There are local banks with international branches in Mill Bay (see RBC, CIBC, Island Savings)
SUPPLIES: WHERE CAN I BUY SCHOOL SUPPLIES, BOOKS AND CLOTHING?
The school has a fully stocked store for students study needs as well as Brentwood apparel including school uniforms.
The nearby Mill Bay Centre also has numerous stores including a supermarket and pharmacy.
FRIDGE: CAN MY CHILD HAVE A FRIDGE IN THEIR ROOM?
Yes, students can have small mini fridges in the dorm rooms. These can be purchased prior to arrival or through the School store. PURCHASE FRIDGE - CALL (+1) 250 - 743 - 8753
UNIFORMS: DO I NEED TO PURCHASE MY CHILD’S UNIFORM BEFORE ARRIVING AT SCHOOL?
All uniform needs will be organised during orientation so students do not need uniforms prior to arriving at the school. Please Note – your child should have appropriate flat soled black dress shoes for their uniform PRIOR to arriving at school.
LOCK BOX: SHOULD I BRING A LOCK BOX FOR MY VALUABLES?
All dorm rooms have a large drawer with a padlock option, they will need to bring their own padlock or purchase one upon arrival at the school store.
HOW DO I ARRANGE TRAVEL TO THE SCHOOL?
It is parents' responsibility to arrange flights and ferry travel to Vancouver Island. Brentwood provides transport for students from the ferry terminals at Swartz Bay (Victoria) and Departure Bay (Nanaimo) as well as Victoria International Airport. This is arranged through the MySchool Parent Portal. Information on travel can be found on the Travel website - https://travel.brentwood.ca/
COMPUTERS: SHOULD WE BUY A COMPUTER BEFORE WE ARRIVE?
Laptop purchases will be available through the School please contact email@example.com for more information. Chargers and adapters are available throughout the school year in the school store.
For more information please visit - https://innovations.brentwood.ca/hardware/student-computers