November MID-TERM BREAK 2019

Hello Parents/Guardians,

Leave begins Thursday, October 31st early morning (no classes) and return to campus is by 10:00 pm (PST) on Tuesday, November 5th.

Please enter your child’s leave and return travel information by midnight Sunday, October 27th. Any travel requests or changes after this date will have to be arranged by the student/parents.

*If your child is participating in the 2019 Eastern University Tour - please select "Brentwood Gates" and type University Tour in the comments.*

*If your child is participating in the 2019 Victoria Adventure Trip - please select "Brentwood Gates" and type Victoria Trip in the comments.*

Early Leave or Late Return Requests

Requests for early leave or late return must be submitted to Liam Sullivan (liam.sullivan@brentwood.bc.ca) and the House Parents for approval. In the event the request is approved, the school will provide transportation if available (charge applicable). If school transportation is not available, the student/parents will be notified and will be responsible for booking and paying for the taxi.

When booking flights please note the departure and return times, students will be charged $20 each direction if they travel within these times. Any transportation outside of these times will result in a charge of $85 each direction.

Brentwood will supply transportation for the following (all times are PST):


Victoria Airport please note: we do not provide travel to or from Nanaimo Airport.

  • Departure - Thursday, October 31st, buses will start leaving campus as early as 3:30 am.
  • Return - Tuesday, November 5th, flights should be booked so that your child arrives at the airport by 8:30 pm. Please use the 24-hour clock when entering flight arrival time for Victoria into MySchool.

Ferries

  • Departure - Thursday, October 31st, 9:00 am Swartz Bay sailing from Victoria or the 8:25 am Departure Bay sailing from Nanaimo.
  • Return - Tuesday, November 5th, students are to be on the 7:00 pm Tsawwassen sailing from Vancouver or the 6:35 pm Horseshoe Bay sailing from West Vancouver.

Clipper - Victoria / Seattle

  • Departure - Thursday, October 31st, 5:00 pm sailing from Victoria. A reservation is recommended.
  • Return - Tuesday, November 5th, 8:00 am sailing from Seattle arriving in Victoria at 10:45 am.

Float Planes - please note: we do not provide travel to or from Maple Bay.

Nanaimo – Harbour Air

  • Departure – Thursday, October 31st, flights should depart 9:00 am and later as students will travel with the Nanaimo Ferry students.
  • Return – Tuesday, November 5th, flights should arrive before 5:00 pm.

Victoria – Harbour Air / Kenmore Air

  • Departure – Thursday, October 31st, flights that depart after 9:00 am.
  • Return – Tuesday, November 5th, flights should arrive before 5:00 pm.


Picking up/dropping off at the School

If you are planning on picking up or dropping off your child at the school please select the option, Brentwood Gates. This lets the Houseparent and Transportation Department know that you have made arrangements for your child.

How do I enter travel information?

Please login to MySchool (http://myschool.brentwood.bc.ca), and click Travel System on the left hand navigation to enter your travel details for this travel period.

If you have any travel questions, please email travelquestions@brentwood.bc.ca or call 250-743-5521.

If you have any technical questions, please do not hesitate to contact helpdesk@brentwood.bc.ca