Grade 6-11 Admissions
Applying to Grades 6-11 at Mulgrave
Here you will find information about the application process for students entering Grade 6 to Grade 11.
About our Middle and Senior School Programme
- We run the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP) in Grades 6-10 and the Diploma Programme (DP) in Grades 11 and 12.
- In Grade 7, we increase our grade size to 80. This intake allows for a good number of spaces to be available to outside applicants.
- Admission into our non-intake years (Grades 6, 8, and 9) is minimal and mostly dependent on attrition.
- Grade 10 is the last year of the MYP and is excellent preparation for the Diploma Programme ahead. We have the option of growing the grade, so it is a good opportunity to join the Mulgrave community.
- Grade 11 is the first year of the DP and can be challenging if the student is not already in an International Baccalaureate programme. Please contact an admissions officer to learn more about the students who are able to make a smooth transition.
*Please note that due to the constraints of the Diploma Programme, we do not accept students into Grade 12.
Financial Assistance for Applicants to Grades 7 and Above
Mulgrave School is pleased offer needs-based financial assistance that can cover partial or full fees for new students entering Grades 7-11. To learn more, please click here.
Students applying for G6-9 are very involved in the decision to come to Mulgrave. Highly motivated and informed applicants are often the most successful at navigating through the process.
Students applying for G10-11 typically drive the decision to come to Mulgrave. It is a high-touch process that provides our applicants with many opportunities to visit the school and meet our advisors.
Please click here to fill out a short contact form. We will be happy to call you back with more information about Mulgrave and help you to register for one of our upcoming Admissions events.
Applicants from outside BC & Canada
Do you live and attend school outside BC or Canada? Please read this document to learn more about our requirements. (Mandarin language document also available here).
The Value of an IB Education
The Admissions Process for Grade 6-11 Applicants
To apply to Grades 6-11, you should begin the application process in the fall prior to the year of entrance.
Step 1: To Start
Schedule a visit - We encourage you to visit our school so that you can experience the Mulgrave difference for yourself. You are welcome to attend one of our Admissions events or you can schedule a private tour with one of the members of our Admissions team.
Step 2: When You're Ready
Apply online - Once you have decided to pursue admission to Mulgrave, you will need to complete our online application.
Step 3: Thank you for applying!
Email confirmation - You will receive a confirmation email once you have completed the application and clicked the ‘submit’ button. If you do not receive that email within 24 hours, please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to access the step-by-step guide for our application, please click here.
Step 4: The Follow Up
Submit documents - Please access your dashboard to learn about the rest of the steps in the application process.
Family Reference Letter - To support your child's application, we recommend that you supplement your application with a letter of reference. It can be professional or personal. We ask that you only submit one letter per application.
Confidential Teacher Observation Form - This form (linked on your dashboard) is very helpful for the Admissions Committee, but we understand that many teachers, particularly in the local public schools, will not complete it. Our preference is for your child's teacher to complete this form. If that is not possible, you can request a student reference letter from a coach or tutor, focussing on your child's overall organisational skills, maturity, focus, and growth.
Step 5: Assessments
In-House Assessment - Once we have a completed application, students will be invited to take an online test, complete a candidate profile, and provide a writing sample. All of this can be done remotely under the guidance of an admissions officer.
*Please note that we do not require the SSAT.
Student Questionnaire - Students applying for Grades 6-11 should download our applicant questionnaire and submit it as part of their supporting documents. Please don't underestimate the importance of this series of questions as it is our first chance to get to know you and learn about what interests you.
Student Interview - Individual interviews with a divisional principal or vice-principal will be scheduled based on anticipated space and applicants’ qualifications.