West Coast is proud to support parents through Christian Distributed Learning right in their homes. Our teachers provide curriculum-based activities and track student progress, while parents have the opportunity to work side-by-side with their children.
Kindergarten to Grade 4
Our Kindergarten to Grade 4 students meet twice weekly online with a BC-certified teacher.
- Foundations Class: The teacher will guide students through various activities related to their current learning topic in subjects such as Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies.
- Encounter Class: Our Bible Class is a precious time. The teacher will guide students through spiritual lessons based on the Encounter Curriculum.
Our Grade 5-8 students meet three times weekly online with a BC-certified teacher.
- Foundations Class: The teacher will guide students through various activities related to their current learning topic in subjects such as Language Arts, Science and Social Studies.
- Math Class: The teacher will guide students specifically through math lessons related to the content they are studying.
- Encounter Class: The teacher will guide students through various activities related to their current learning topic in subjects such as Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies.
Additional Support – Tutorial Time
We also host Tutorial Time twice a week for Kindergarten to grade 8. Teachers are available online at this time to answer questions. These are some of our favourite community times of the week!
See our Elementary Class Schedule for more details.
Role of the Elementary WCAS Parent
At West Coast Adventist School, we believe that the parents are the child’s primary teachers. Our role is to assist you in your child’s academic and spiritual development. When you commit to school at home, parents must realize that you will generally be responsible for supervising your child(ren)’s daily activities. A quality learning program is dependent on the collaboration between the parent and the teacher.
Specifically, it is expected that the parent will:
- Support and assist with the collection and documentation of academic achievement
- This may involve:
- Collecting and submitting various work samples to the teacher
- Proctoring (supervising) tests
- Grading formative assessment pieces
- This may involve:
- Communicate academic progress regularly with your child(ren)’s teacher
- Phone calls
- Live classes
- Online forms
- Reflect positively and collaboratively with the West Coast Adventist School teacher, focusing on student progress and improvement.
- Develop appropriate safety procedures in the home that will be followed in the event of a fire, earthquake, or other natural disaster.
- Provide the school with all documentation the Ministry of Education expects to be kept on file.
- Create and maintain an atmosphere for academic success. While you have flexibility in scheduling work and holiday times, please remember that the learner must complete all the outcomes given by the Ministry of Education.
- Participate in FSA testing in Grades 4 and 7.
- Provide parental oversight with all non-live courses. Please help your child(ren) develop time frames and deadlines to ensure that the course will be completed fully and on time.
- Pray! Please pray for all our students, parents, teachers, and staff. Educating your children at home is a commitment to building young people who will make a positive difference in the world.