Education and the Brain Speaker Series

  1. After this talk your brain will not be the same: Adventures in Neuroplasticity
    Speaker: Dr. Lara Boyd, PhD
    Location: Vancouver Technical Secondary School Auditorium
    Date/Time: November 21, 2018 6:30pm – 7:30pm
  2. Bilingualism and Brain Health in Children
    Speaker: Dr. Rachel Weber, PhD
    Location: Vancouver Technical Secondary School Auditorium
    Date/Time: December 4, 2018 6:30pm – 7:30pm
  3. Social and Emotional Learning in Children
    Speaker: Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl, PhD
    Location: Vancouver Technical Secondary School Auditorium
    Date/Time: January 22, 2018 6:30pm – 7:30pm
    Location: Vancouver Technical Secondary School Auditorium

For more information, click here.

Children’s Mental Health Workshops

October 27-28th at BCIT, 3700 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby, BC

Empowering parents, professionals and caregivers with the tools to help children lead emotionally healthy lives. Click here for more information.

Lord Selkirk – School Active Travel Plan

Lord Selkirk Elementary was one of four schools participating in the City of Vancouver 2015/2016 School Active Travel Program (SATP). This process seeks to improve the safety and comfort of walking and cycling to school, and to encourage more students and families to use active transportation modes to get to and from school. SATP directly supports the
City of Vancouver Transportation 2040 policy and actions related to creating higher quality walking and cycling routes to schools. Click here to read the 2017 report (2018 report to be out soon!).


 Volunteers Needed!

Chess club is looking for supervisors – Selkirk’s Chess Club is a phenomenon! One of the best attended school clubs in the city. The club meets every Thursday at lunch (12-1:15), chess experience is not required. Please sign up for a Thursday here or feel free to drop by.



Grounds and Gardens Committee – We set up work parties and plan special outdoor spaces for our kids.  If you are interested in attending let us know:

Knitting Club Needs Donations!

We have had an overwhelming response to the idea of a knitting club at Selkirk! We are looking for donations of:
-straight knitting needles, ideally size 4-6mm
-yarn of any kind
-spool knitting tools (Knitting Nancy)
We will have a box in the office for these donations.
Volunteers are welcome. Grade 1s and the experienced group will be Mondays at lunch and the beginners will be Wednesdays at lunch.
Please contact if you have any questions or are available to volunteer.
-Selkirk Knitting Club

Website Information

This is Lord Selkirk’s PAC (Parent Advisory Council) website, if you are looking for the school’s official site, please follow the following link: If you have feedback about the site, please contact Sue.