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Registration - Grades 1 - 5

If you are new to the Swift Catchment and would like to register your Grade 1 - 5 student please contact the office by phone (604-853-7730) or by email (swift [at] abbyschools.ca) to register.

Documentation you will need:

  • Registration Form
  • Birth Certificate (Additional documents if necessary - passport or permanent resident card)
  • Child's BC Services Card, MSP Care Card, or other Medical Insurance papers
  • Proof that one parent is a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident (Birth Certificate, Passport,Canadian Citizenship Card or Permanent Resident Card (in Canada prior to July 31, 2017**)
  • Proof of Address #1 - One of the following: Mortgage papers, rental agreement, Property Sale Agreement, Property Tax Notice, Home Insurance, Utility Bill
  • Proof of Address #2 -One of the following: MSP Bill, Child Tax Credit Statement, Income Tax Assessment, Vehicle Insurance, most recent T4
  • Most Recent Report Card 

Out of Catchment

Please follow this procedure:

  1. Complete the Out of Catchment Form and bring it to your catchment school for the principal to sign.
  2. Bring the completed and signed Catchment Form to the Out of Catchment School you wish to attend.
  3. The Office of the Out of Catchment school will forward that form to the Board office for approval. In the meantime, you must register at your catchment school.
  4. All forms are processed based on date and time received and submitted to the district in that order.

There are 3 review periods for all Out of Catchment requests - Beginning of March, Mid June, after September 10th. You will be advised after the first review date if your request has been accepted, deferred or denied. Any Out of Catchment Requests that are denied will be  tagged  to their catchment schools. Late submissions will need to wait until the next review date for information.