Winter Break 2020-21

Hello Parents/Guardians,

Leave begins Friday, December 18th early morning (no classes) and return to campus for International travelers is on Sunday, January 3rd and Sunday, January 17th for domestic boarders by 10:00 pm (PST) .

**Please note house outings take place on Thursday, December 17th**

Please enter your child’s leave and return travel information by midnight Sunday, December 13th. Any travel requests or changes after this date will have to be arranged by the student/parents.

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.

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, December 18th, buses will start leaving campus as early as 3:30 am.

  • Return for International Travelers - Sunday, January 3rd, 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.

  • Return for Domestic Boarders - Sunday, January 17th, 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, December 18th, 9:00 am Swartz Bay sailing from Victoria or the 8:25 am Departure Bay sailing from Nanaimo.

  • Return for International Travelers - Sunday, January 3rd, students are to be on the 7:00 pm Tsawwassen sailing from Vancouver or the 6:35 pm Horseshoe Bay sailing from West Vancouver.

  • Return for Domestic Boarders - Sunday, January 17th, 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, December 18th, flights should depart 9:00 am and later as students will travel with the Nanaimo Ferry students.

  • Return for International Travelers - Sunday, January 3rd, flights should arrive before 5:00 pm.

  • Return for Domestic Boarders - Sunday, January 17th, flights should arrive before 5:00 pm.

Victoria – Harbour Air / Kenmore Air

  • Departure – Friday, December 18th, flights that depart after 9:00 am.

  • Return for International Travelers - Sunday, January 3rd, flights should arrive before 5:00 pm.

  • Return for Domestic Boarders - Sunday, January 17th, 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