Quick Facts

Quick Facts
  • Co-ed independent day school for students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12
  • 5- and 7-Day Family Boarding options for students from outside Victoria
  • Nature school offered in both Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten
  • Member of ISABC (Independent Schools Association of BC), NAIS (National Association of Independent Schools), FISA BC (Federation of Independent Schools Associations BC), and CA+IS (Canadian Accredited Independent Schools)
  • An International Baccalaureate World School
  • A Member School of the Round Square
  • Located in Victoria, BC, Canada

Our Mission

Our Mission is to challenge and support our students to do their best through truth and courage in learning and in life.

Our Campuses

The Junior School is located on the Beach Drive Campus at 1701 Beach Drive. The Middle and Senior Schools are located on the Pemberton Woods Campus at 801 Bank Street.

Community and Service

Last year, Senior School students performed over 7,788 community and service hours. By the time they graduated, our Grad Class of 2016 had performed 8,041 hours of service during their time in the Senior School and performed more than 2020 hours this year alone! On average, 4 out of 5 students exceed their community and service requirements.

Post Secondary Scholarship Offers

As of July 2016, our Grad Class of 75 students had received university acceptances to 224 of the top post-secondary institutions in the world. The class as a whole was offered over $1,280,000 in scholarships dollars. Of that total, over $750,000 of that was offered to our IB Diploma graduates.

University Acceptances

Partial List of Universities GNS 2016 Grads are Attending

Canadian: U of Alberta, U of Calgary, U of Victoria, Carleton, Dalhousie, Ryerson, U of Waterloo, U of Western Ontario, Concordia, Queen's, U of Toronto, McGill

USA: Stanford University, Loyola Marymount

International: London School of Economics

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