Frequently Asked Questions

G.A.D. elementary is a fully accredited independent school in the province of British Columbia. We offer an exceptional academic curriculum (which meets the standards of the Provincial Curriculum) coupled with an integrated program that includes teaching of Punjabi, Keertan, and Cultural Activities such as Gidda, Bhangra, Martial Arts, Sports, Athletics, and Community Service. We do not discriminate on the basis of religion and race. 

We empower the children with a solid foundation of knowledge and life skills to achieve the goals of today and face the challenges of tomorrow. We believe in igniting students’ rational thinking, clear vision, positive mind-set, and integrated personality. Our highly qualified and experienced teachers make learning an enjoyable experience for students through interactive and hands-on methods. We facilitate the development of young minds into socially committed and academically competent individuals.

For the school year 2016-2017, we are accepting applications for Kindergarten through Grade 7. For more infomation on kindergarten visit .

Children applying for admission in Kindergarten for the school year 2016-2017 should be 5 years old by December 31, 2016.

The average class size is Kindergarten – 20 and Grade 1 onward is 25 students to foster excellent rapport between the teacher and student.

The school hours for Grades KG – 7 are 8:10 am to 2:40 pm. The office hours are from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

Yes, the school provides bus facility to transport children on specified routes.

All factors being equal, the management gives special consideration to applicants who are new immigrants, siblings of current students at this school, children of the staff of the school and single parents who need financial aid.

Parents are an integral part of the school. We encourage parents to participate in all school activities, at every level to enrich their children’s learning. There are many opportunities for parents to get involved such as G.A.D community events, as volunteers in sharing specific expertise, and helping the teacher in the classroom.

Yes, we have a dress code and expect the students to be dressed smartly.

Yes, we have a licensed Preschool facility also. For more information please contact the school office.