About our school
The Sunshine Coast Alternative School consists of a number of self-contained programs located at different sites along the coast. ~There are four programs which provide a small individualized environment for high school students (Horizons, Flex, Mangrove, and Oasis), These programs offer a self-paced, independent learning environment using both computer and paper-based programs for students in grades eight to twelve. Within each program are creative opportunities to advance personal growth and self-exploration through community fine arts program, a community fitness program and career preparation seminars. The programs allow students the opportunity for flexible scheduling to meet the students’ individual educational, emotional and/or behavioural needs.
NDVR, in Sechelt, is a program, which offers a small, nurturing learning environment for students in grades 5 to 7 with ample opportunity for one-on-one learning and interaction. Blending specific Ministry learning objectives with life skills, emotion management, physical exercise, and outdoor education, these programs offers students a variety of ways to experience success both inside and out of the classroom.