Burnaby South Secondary School and The British Columbia Provincial School for The Deaf are both located on one campus within the Burnaby School District. The current building opened in 1993 in south central Burnaby, incorporating many of the latest building, communication and computer technologies available. The BCSD secondary school campus is fully integrated with Burnaby South both in its physical structure and school timetable.
Burnaby South Secondary School
Burnaby South Secondary School is one of eight secondary schools within the Burnaby School District. Our school currently has over 1700 students, many of whom are from other areas of British Columbia and around the world. The rich multicultural mix of students makes Burnaby South a truly international school. In fact, many international students choose Burnaby South as their school-away-from-home when they choose to study abroad. Our diverse array of course offerings and our modern school building make Burnaby South an exciting place to work and learn.
Some of our outstanding facilities include:
- Two tournament sized gymnasiums, a fitness/dance room, a large weight room, a wrestling room and a large indoor running track encircling the physical education facility.
- A professional 600 seat community theatre. The Michael J. Fox Theatre is home to many professional, amateur and school performances and conferences throughout the year.
- Outstanding lab facilities in science, home economics, art, drama, business education, and technology education.
- Our school store, Southpoint, is run by our Marketing students. It offers a number of items for sale including school supplies, Burnaby South designer clothing, drinks and snacks.
Burnaby South Secondary School is a comprehensive secondary school offering programs that lead to a British Columbia Dogwood Diploma. Many varied and exciting courses are offered including Advanced Placement (AP) courses, a wide variety of visual and performing arts courses, technical courses, and modern languages courses including American Sign Language (ASL). Our school also offers many different clubs and extracurricular activities. For athletics, we have teams from Grade 8 – 12 that include basketball, wrestling, swimming, golf, soccer, rugby, volleyball, badminton, tennis and dragon boating.
At Burnaby South there is truly something for everybody.