Small by design
Distinctly different
Middle school matters
Kids like it here

Based on Bowen Island, BC, Island Pacific School focuses exclusively on meeting the educational needs of adolescents in Grades 6-9. Our enriched program fosters critical inquiry, community engagement and leadership. Through the IB Middle Years Programme, outdoor challenges and community service experiences, we help set students up for the rest of their lives.

With a school total of under 70 students and classes of 16-18, our teachers are able to make a direct connection with every one of our students. Our independent middle school offers inquiry-based learning; classes in reasoning, philosophy and ethics; and cross-grade stewardship that includes mentoring and cleaning the school. We challenge and inspire students to become the very best of who they are.

Island Pacific School in under 5 minutes


IPS knows if we create a climate of challenge and expectation, students will surprise us to become the best of who they are.

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IPS believes in instilling a sense of citizenship and civic engagement in students to act in response to the needs of a community.

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IPS offers academic, artistic, and recreational pursuits designed to foster scholarship, leadership, and self-advocacy.

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We welcome students who will thrive in a school that challenges them to think critically in an enriched educational curriculum.

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Faculty & Staff

  • Dr. Ted Spear
    Dr. Ted SpearHead of School
  • Jen Zdril
    Jen ZdrilLearning Assistance
  • Diana Ray
    Diana RayLearning Assistance
  • Pam Matthews
    Pam MatthewsScience & Design Tech Teacher
  • Jennifer Henrichsen
    Jennifer HenrichsenAssistant Head
  • Christian MacInnis
    Christian MacInnisEnglish, Design Tech & PE Teacher
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