Welcome to Island Catholic Schools

The Catholic Independent Schools of the Diocese of Victoria are committed to Catholic education founded on Gospel-centred values and the teachings & tradition of the Catholic Church.

We will continue to be models of love and hope as we build a new future for our Diocesan community and the wider global community. 

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Bishop Gary Gordon's Homily from the Mass for the Island Catholic Schools Professional Development Day

"An authentic Catholic school ... is rooted in the person of Jesus Christ ... and this is why authenticity for a Catholic School is in the parish, in the worshipping assembly of his body the Church, gathered around a pastor, around the table of the Word, and the Eucharist, where we become what we receive: holy communion. The Holy Eucharist is the source and summit of the Christian life."

~ Bishop Gary Gordon

~ Read the full homily here
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Committed to Bully Free School

Catholic Independent Schools British Columbia launches Bully Free School Program. Click here for more information.

Standards and Curriculum

Island Catholic Schools meet or exceed Ministry of Education standards in areas of academics, athletics, languages, and fine arts. Our schools follow prescribed Ministry of Education curriculum in addition to providing students with locally developed courses.

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Parental Involvement

Parents and teachers are partners in education. In Island Catholic Schools, parents are actively involved at various levels including Parent Advisory Council and Local School Council levels.

International Students

Island Catholic Schools welcome international students to both our elementary schools and our High School. Our international student programs serve to enrich the education for both visiting students and local students. Click here for more information about Island Catholic Schools international student program.

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Celebrating the Good News in Education