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Our School

Learning Without Limits!

We believe that all learners can be successful. 

We are committed to providing a caring learning community that fosters respect, integrity and personal achievement in an open and innovative environment.

Tomorrow’s school today!

Success     Community     Innovation      Individuality      Communication

Surrey Academy of Innovative Learning (SAIL) is a blended interdisciplinary school where students learn through inquiry and project based learning using a variety of digital tools. In a changing world, students need to be independent learners, critical thinkers, collaborators, innovators & contributors. SAIL students embrace an innovator mind-set.

Why Choose SAIL?

SAIL students focus on inquiry and project based learning, through an interdisciplinary program. Students explore real world topics that foster independent learning and critical thought. Rather than traditional subjects taught in isolation, SAIL students integrate concepts from Science, Math, and Humanities into their learning.

All instruction is fully accredited by the BC Ministry of Education and offers an enriched and flexible educational program.

Transforming Curriculum

Currently, many post secondary institutions and employers are seeking learners with diverse skill sets. SAIL helps young people to gain the necessary skills, such as problem solving, leadership, and digital citizenship to be successful in all careers.

  • Students learn by face-to-face instruction and online with digital content that allows student choice and voice.
  • Student learning is supported by a collaborative team of educators and strong parent engagement.
  • Students have access to a creative learning environment with digital tools.

There are NO tuition costs to Canadian Citizens or Landed Immigrants residing in the Lower Mainland. Students are strongly encouraged to have their own learning devices and computer access with an Internet connection. Individual course enhancement costs may be requested based on program needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

Our Model

Contemporary Learning Spaces

Our innovative Learning Commons meets learners' needs with individual, collaborative and presentation spaces named: Pitch!, Make!, Collaborate!, and Present!. The space is flexible and beyond the design of the traditional school classroom, reflecting a space where students construct their learning.

Blended Learning Academics

SAIL is a blended interdisciplinary school where students learn through inquiry and project based learning using a variety of digital tools. Educational research indicates that students learn best when independent learning is deepened by face-to-face instruction.

Inquiry & Project Based Learning

Students focus on inquiry and project based learning, through an interdisciplinary program. Students explore real world topics that foster independent learning and critical thought.

  • BC Curriculum
    Engaging students through inquiry, project based learning
  • Deeper Learning
    Flexible approach, interdisciplinary & disciplinary
  • Learning Process
    Students become aware of their own learning
  • Ongoing Assessment
    Accessible, shared, descriptive feedback

Makerspace

Sail's Makerspace, Make!, offers a space for students to create, invent and tinker through a creative synergy of tools at all levels of expertise. Students have access to tools such as 3D printers, iPads and robotics to deepen their learning and explore real world topics that foster independent learning and critical thought.

Our curriculum offers students the opportunity to imagine, design, make prototypes and explore along-side like-minded students.