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Brookes Shawnigan Lake is an independent private boarding school located in Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada. Founded in 2009, originally under the name Dwight International School, it offers the International Baccalaureate diploma program to students from grades 7 through 12.[1] Brookes Shawnigan Lake is a member of the Brookes Education Group, a global family of schools with campuses in Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States and Korea, with new campuses opening in India and the Russian Federation by 2018.

Location


Brookes Shawnigan Lake is located on the East shore of Shawnigan Lake, on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.

History


Dwight International School was founded in 2009[2] after purchase of property and assets following the closure of Maxwell International School. The property has been used for educational purposes as far back as 1927, as the Strathcona Lodge[3] girls boarding school. Dwight International School became Dwight School Canada in 2012, and changed names to Brookes Shawnigan Lake in 2016. Dwight School Canada was a member of the global family of Dwight Schools, however, in 2015 the school became one of the founding schools of the Brookes Education Group.

Academics


Brookes Shawnigan Lake is a member of the International Baccalaureate Organization and offers the 2 year IB Diploma Programme to graduating students.[4] The school received its IB World School status in February 2010 from Switzerland's International Baccalaureate Organisation.[5] In 2016, Brookes entered the candidacy phase to begin offering the IB Middle Years Programme to grades 7-10, and expects to become fully authorized for this programme by 2018.

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