Hours, Volunteers, Absences, School Closure Procedure...

The details...

Newsletter via Email
Newsletters are sent via email. Kindly advise us if you change your email address or are not receiving our emails.

Absence Notes
If your child is absent, please ensure that you send a note upon your child's return to your child's teacher. If you send an email to the office this is sufficient. Please email your note to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The Ministry of Education requires a note from either a parent or guardian for every student absence. The auditors review our records annually. If there are unexplained absences the Ministry of Education has the right to withhold funding. Should funding be withheld the parent(s) guardian(s) will be held responsible to pay for any withheld funds.

School Hours
School hours are from 8:40 am to 3:00 pm for all students. There will be teacher supervision outside in the morning from 8:20 am and in the afternoon from 3:00 pm to 3:20 pm

Before School Care and After School Care
Before School Supervision from 7:30 – 8:20 am.  The cost is $15 a day.
After School Supervision from 3:00 – 5:30pm.  The cost is $20 a day. ($15 per child if 2 or more children from the same family attend).
Please register for before and after school care with the office.
Drop in care is also available - please notify the office if you require this service.

Volunteers and Visitors to the School
For safety reasons we are asking volunteers and visitors to report to the office when they arrive at the school. Volunteers and visitors will be asked to sign in on a sheet and receive a visitor's badge.

Uniform Information
All students are required to wear the authorized uniform. Please obtain all uniforms from our supplier, Cambridge and Company. They are located at #112-2455 Dollarton Highway, North Vancouver. Phone 604 924 9929.

We have added a white and a blue polo shirt. Please note these are crested with the LGCA logo. Plain polo shirts are NOT uniform dress. We want to start the year strong with respect for our uniform expectations! That also includes all black formal shoes. If there are other colors on the shoes...grab a Jiffy Marker! Black laces as well. Thank you, parents, for supporting our uniform requirements. If you have any questions regarding uniforms, please call the office, 604-984-8226.

Procedure for School Closure due to inclement weather/power failure
In case of school closure due to inclement weather or other emergencies such as power failure, the following steps will be followed:

  • A voice mail will be left on the school answering machine.
  • A message will be posted on the front page of our website at and the LGCA Facebook.
  • Please listen to the radio - News 1130 am, CKNW, City TV Breakfast Show.
  • Parents please note that we will make the best decision possible regarding closure however we realize that parents live in different areas and therefore parents have the final say as to whether they feel it is safe to bring their child/ren to school.

Please respect that LGCA is an Allergen Aware school. No nuts please!


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