Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools

Parent Resources

Frequently updated resources, downloads and tools for district parents  

Supporting Families Learning from Home – some ideas for students to delve into literacy, numeracy, social emotional learning and some technology suggestions 

Online Payment & Forms System – The district has implemented a new online payment and forms system

Mental wellness – staff share tips and resources to help you manage your mental health

Parent Volunteers working closely with our students are required to submit a criminal record check. Further information to submit an application can be found in the district’s School Volunteer Administrative Procedure.

Communicating Student LearningRedesigned curriculum and assessment

Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA)

Response to Intervention Framework (RTI)

Student Threat/Violence Risk Assessment (VTRA) – important information for parents and students

Fair Notice Templates for Students and Parents

Safer Schools Together has created Fair Notice information templates for parents and students regarding Violence Threat Risk Assessments (VTRA). The notices are generic and intended for schools/school districts to use to communicate information about the VTRA process to their school communities.

Lockdown – Hold & Secure – Room Clear – Shelter in Place – Evacuate – Drop Cover & Hold On 

Weather Related Information – School Closure and Busing Cancellation

Insurance for Students – Students are actively involved at school – from the playground to organized sports –  and sometime accidents do happen.  The school district does not provide insurance for any losses and costs that arise from such accidents and we strongly recommend that parents consider purchasing student accident insurance.   For more information visit:

No Child Without

School Locator Map

Use our school locator application  to track down a specific school in our district easily… try it now

Nanaimo-Ladysmith Schools Foundation

Nanaimo-Ladysmith Schools Foundation is a registered, community-based charity that helps the students in Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools.  Initiatives include Food4Schools, Student Support Fund, Scholarships and Bursaries as well as Enhanced Learning initiatives and grants.

Visit their website to find out how you can help.

MyEdBC Family Portal (Secondary)

The new family portal is available for parents to access their child(ren)’s information.

District Life Skills Program

The District Life Skills Programs provide learners with disabilities and diverse abilities an opportunity to develop the skills and confidence needed for functional living. The program provides a multitude of opportunities for learners to build as much independence as possible, and to be active members in the school and broader community. Find out more.