November MID-TERM BREAK 2020

Hello Parents/Guardians,

Leave begins Friday, November 6th early morning (no classes) and return to campus is by 10:00 pm (PST) on wednesday, November 11th.

Please enter your child’s leave and return travel information by midnight Sunday, November 1st. Any travel requests or changes after this date will have to be arranged by the student/parents.

If your child is staying on campus for the break, please select the optionRemain on Campus in the MySchool Travel System. The cost associated with staying at school for all or part of the midterm break is $375 to cover operational costs (includes meals).

Early Leave or Late Return Requests

Requests for early leave or late return must be submitted to the House Parents for approval. In the event the request is approved, the school will provide transportation if available for a fee that is indicated below. 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 - Friday, November 6th, buses will start leaving campus as early as 3:30 am.

  • Return - Wednesday, November 11th, 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 - please note: Brentwood travel will arrange for departure ferry tickets. Students are responsible for their return ticket.

  • Departure - Friday, November 6th, 9:00 am Swartz Bay sailing from Victoria or the 8:25 am Departure Bay sailing from Nanaimo.

  • Return - Wednesday, November 11th, students are to be on the 7:00 pm Tsawwassen sailing from Vancouver or the 6:35 pm Horseshoe Bay sailing from West Vancouver.

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

Nanaimo – Harbour Air

  • Departure – Friday, November 6th, flights should depart 9:00 am and later as students will travel with the Nanaimo Ferry students.

  • Return – Wednesday, November 11th, flights should arrive before 5:00 pm.

Victoria – Harbour Air / Kenmore Air

  • Departure – Friday, November 6th, flights that depart after 9:00 am.

  • Return – Wednesday, November 11th, 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 (, 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 or call 250-743-5521.

If you have any technical questions, please do not hesitate to contact