Independent School Resources for Administrators
The 2017/18 school year gives teachers and principals more time to work with the redesigned Grade 10-12 curriculum, which will be implemented at the beginning of the 2018/19 school year.
- Visit B.C.'s New Curriculum website for more information about the full K-9 curriculum, 10-12 draft curricula and more
- Demonstrating Curricular Compliance in Independent Schools (2017/18)
Find more curriculum-related support:
Distributed Learning (DL)
Independent schools claim special needs categories on Form 1701 in September and February of each school year.
To ensure consistency and transparency in communication between school administrators and parent(s)/legal guardian(s) of funded special needs students, an Independent School Forms and Agreements - B.C. Ministry of Education Parent/Guardian Confirmation Form (PDF) is required annually for each student claimed for special education funding or who is on an IEP.
- Special Education policy and resources for independent schools
- Special Education Services: A Manual of Policies, Procedures and Guidelines (March 2011) (PDF)
- Special Education Services: Category Checklist - 2010 (PDF)
- Regional Agreements for the Delivery of Assistive Listening Technology to School Aged Children and Youth
- Student-Level Checklist: Learning Assistance and/or Special Education Services (DOC)
- Organizing Special Needs Student Records (DOC)
- Sample Individual Education Plan (DOC)
- Additional Special Education information
SET-BC services to independent schools are limited to students claimed for supplementary special education funding in Category A, B, C, D, E or G, and the student’s access to the curriculum is restricted by his/her disability.
Schools that have a student(s) who may qualify for SET-BC services must apply by submitting a SET-BC Screening Checklist from FISA BC’s Forms and Applications page. Submission details and contact information are included on the checklist.
ARC-BC (alternate format materials)