Winter Break

December 15th, 2016 – January 4th, 2017th

Hello Parents/Guardians, The time is upon us for you to arrange your Child’s / children’s Winter Break leave travel. I encourage you to start to look at your child’s leave arrangements and to enter this information into MySchool. There are no morning classes, so you can book early morning flights on Thursday, December 15th. Return to campus is by 10:00pm on Wednesday, January 4th.
Please enter your child’s leave and return travel information by: Midnight Sunday, December 11th.

A confirmation email will be sent to you once you input travel information into MySchool and another will be sent when our bus transportation manager sets the bus schedule.

** Please note that the house outings take place on December 14th**

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

Travel Options

Travel choices by air and boat
Flying United Airlines – Parental / Guardian Roles and Responsibilities – Please note that the school would discourage you from using this airline based on their unaccompanied minor policy.
VICTORIA AIRPORT
PLEASE NOTE: We do not drop off or pick up from Nanaimo Airport.
  • Departure - Thursday, December 15th, buses will start leaving campus as early as 3:30am, so it is fine to book early morning flights.
  • Return - Wednesday, January 4th, flights should be booked so that your child arrives at the airport by 8:30pm. Please use the 24-hour clock when entering flight arrival time for Victoria into MySchool.
BC FERRIES
  • Departure - Thursday, December 15th, 9:00am Swartz Bay sailing from Victoria or the 8:30am Departure Bay sailing from Nanaimo.
  • Return - Wednesday, January 4th, students are to be on the 7:00pm Tsawwassen sailing from Vancouver or the 7:00pm Horseshoe Bay sailing from West Vancouver
  VICTORIA CLIPPER TO SEATTLE
  • Departure - Thursday, December 15th, 5:00pm sailing from Victoria. A reservation is recommended.
  • Return - Wednesday, January 4th, 8:00am sailing from Seattle arriving in Victoria at 10:45am.
FLOAT PLANES
Nanaimo – Harbour Air
  • Departure – Thursday, December 15th, flights should depart 8:30am and later as students will travel with the Nanaimo Ferry students. Bus leaves BCS at 6:30am.
  • Return – Wednesday, January 4th, a flight that arrives around 3:30pm.
  Victoria – Harbour Air / Kenmore Air
  • Departure – Thursday, December 15th, flights that depart after 9:00am.
  • Return – Wednesday, January 4th, flights that arrives around 3:30pm.
VICTORIA CLIPPER TO SEATTLE
  • Departure - Thursday, December 15th, 5:00pm sailing from Victoria. A reservation is recommended.
  • Return - Wednesday, January 4th, 8:00am sailing from Seattle arriving in Victoria at 10:45am.
 

Picking up/dropping off at the School

If you are planning on picking up 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.
If you have any travel questions, please email travelquestions@brentwood.bc.ca or call 250-743-5521.
 
How do I enter our 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.

 

Book-Travel

 

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

 

Many thanks,

Ian McPherson

Director of Communications & Marketing