Entrance Requirements

Online Application for the REMSS Pre-IB and IB Programs opens January 5, 2021 and closes January 25, 2021


The Pre-IB Program is available in Grade 9 and 10 and is excellent preparation for the IB Diploma Programme that begins in Grade 11.

Grade 9 Pre-IB Criteria:

    1. Resident of Langley—additional proof of residence may be required for Pre-IB and IB programs at REMSS
    2. Completion of online application (open from January 5–January 25, 2021)
    3. Entrance Exam– two hours in length and is comprised of the following sections:
      • Humanities –analytical writing on prose, creative writing
        Math- multiple choice and problem solving
      • Pre-IB 9 Exam: Peter Ewart Middle School students
        Pre-IB Placement Exams will be held at Peter Ewart Middle School for Peter Ewart Middle School students ONLY in February 2021. Students will write the exams in their individual cohort classrooms.
      • Pre-IB 9 Exam: Yorkson Creek Middle School students
        Pre-IB Placement Exams will be held at Yorkson Creek Middle School for Yorkson Creek Middle School students ONLY in February 2021. Students will write the exams in their individual cohort classrooms.
      • Pre-IB 9 Exam: Out of catchment students—please wait for an email with additional information regarding the Pre-IB 9 exam
    4. Teacher Recommendation – Name and email of the teacher to be entered into online application form.
    5. Terms 1 and 2 Report Card – for students who do not attend Yorkson Creek or Peter Ewart, a copy of these report cards is not required. For those attending out of catchment schools, please email your report card to tcostopoulos@sd35.bc.ca
    6. Interview with IB Coordinator (may be required)

The REMSS Pre-IB 9 program is competitive and we aim to do our final selection by the end of April. You will receive notification of final placement decisions through email.

Grade 10 Pre-IB Criteria:

    1. Resident of Langley—additional proof of residence may be required for Pre-IB and IB programs at REMSS
    2. Completion of online application—opens January 5, 2021 and closes January 25, 2021
    3. Grade 9 report cards for Quarters 1, 2 and 3 (if student currently attends REMSS, a copy of these report cards is not needed). If you are out of catchment, please email a copy of your report cards to tcostopoulos@sd35.bc.ca
    4. Teacher Recommendation –name and email of teacher to be entered into online application. This is not needed if student is currently enrolled in the Pre-IB program at REMSS.
    5. Interview with IB Coordinator (may be required)

The REMSS Pre-IB 10 program is competitive and we aim to do our final selection by the end of April. You will receive notification of final placement decisions through email.

IB 11 Criteria:

    1. Resident of Langley—additional proof of residence may be required for Pre-IB and IB programs at REMSS
    2. Completion of online application—opens January 5, 2021 and closes January 25, 2021
    3. Grade 10 report cards for Quarters 1, 2 and 3 (if student currently attends REMSS, a copy of these report cards is not needed). If you are out of catchment, please email a copy of your report cards to tcostopoulos@sd35.bc.ca
    4. Teacher Recommendation—name and email of teacher to be entered into online application. This is not needed if student is currently enrolled in the Pre-IB program at REMSS.
    5. Interview with IB Coordinator

If you have any other questions please contact our IB Coordinator, Tina Costopoulos

R.E. Mountain Secondary

7633 202A Street, Langley
BC, V2Y 1W4
Phone: 604-888-3033
Fax: 604-888-2873