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​WESTCOT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
760 Westcot Road
West Vancouver, BC V7S 1N7
T: (604) 981 1270
F: (604) 981 1271
School: westcot@wvschools.ca
District: info@wvschools.ca

The mission of Westcot School is to inspire and support students to realize their potential through involvement in a variety of learning opportunities.

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Dec 10, 2015

Student Council by Beaudry Leman

Posted by Catherine Ratz

​Let’s face the fact that we will spend almost the whole first quarter of our lives in school: Let’s try to make that first quarter of our lives the best.Let’s face the fact that we will spend almost the whole first quarter of our lives in school: Let’s try to make that first quarter of our lives the best. School isn’t just learning and practice for real life, it IS real life.

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Oct 21, 2015

Let them Play!

Posted by Catherine Ratz

As expected, moving to a new site requires time to learn the culture. I have thoroughly enjoyed developing an understanding of the how and why things are the way they are here at Westcot. Sometimes the answers to my queries about why we do things the way we do them are; “ I’m not sure.” “ That’s just the way it has always been”, “ Good question.” And more often, there are detailed explanations that have helped me to appreciate our processes.

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Nov 30, 2015

Sleep Week at Westcot

Posted by Catherine Ratz

As we take action with our school wide inquiry outlined in Westcot’s Action Plan for Student Learning, “Will a strategic focus on the promotion of healthy living lead to a whole body wellness and regulated students who are alert, calm and ready to learn?” Westcot activated a school wide exploration of sleep November 30th - December 4th. Our community identified sleep as a pillar of health much like diet and exercise. Kicking off with Pajama Day and a Sleep Diary for the week, the Westcot community began a journey to explore how we sleep, why we sleep and to better understand some of the challenges to meeting our sleep needs.

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