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Application Process

The application process involves two mandatory steps: 
Step 1:  Select Sands Soccer Academy on MyEd when selecting courses

NOTE: If Student Connect is no longer available please see your counselor. Your school MUST be notified of your request for an academy.


Step 2:  Complete the online application form: Online Application Form 
Are you coming to the Delta School District from another District to attend one of our Academies? If so please follow this link to out Out of District Application Form.

Please note there is limited space available; apply early to avoid disappointment. All Soccer Academy students, both new and returning, must apply each year.

Academy Fees

International students please email for international application.

  • Fees are divided over 10 monthly payments
  • Monthly fees: $250/month
  • $100 Application/Administrative fee (non-refundable).
  • NOTE: The non-refundable Application/Administrative Fee is due immediately upon registration. You will receive an email with payment instructions. Please note that payment of the Application Fee does not guarantee a spot in the academy but is required to hold your place in the queue. If your application is not accepted by Academy Programs, your Application Fee will be returned to you.
  • Deposit fee: $500 (includes Sept and June fees) due June 1.
  • Transportation fee:  Optional bus service from Seaquam and Burnsview  to/from Sands Secondary; $25 FLAT RATE per month.  Please note:  Transportation to/from  Sands Secondary is not available from Delview or North Delta Secondary.
  • A yearly fee of $200 will be charged for uniforms
  • Bursaries are available with demonstrated need.  Apply early to:

Refund and Exit Policy

  • Once the program has started all requests for exiting the program and refunds shall be made in writing to Paige Hansen at and in collaboration with a counselor from the student’s home school
  • Prior to Sept 1st – all fees paid less the Application fee will be refunded
  • After Sept 1st – no refund of Application fee or deposit fee
  • No refund of the tuition is made if the student is dismissed from the Academy program
  •  No refund on clothing regardless of withdrawal date
  • If a program is cancelled a full refund will be issued

Application Process for New and Returning Students:

  1. A parent or guardian must complete the application form.
  2. Submit the completed application form. All applications are date stamped upon receipt. Applicants are encouraged to apply by March 10, as students will be accepted into the Academy based on space availability.
  3. Approximately mid-March, you will receive information on how and when to pay. Your deposit will be processed June 1st. This includes first and last month Academy fees.
  4. You will receive a written letter of acceptance from the Delta School District once there is a sufficient number of applicants to run the program.
  5. Once Academy spaces have been filled, accepted applicants will be placed on a wait list.  The Delta School District will notify applicants if space becomes available.

Out-of-Catchment Students

Out-of-catchment students may attend Sands Secondary full time or on a part-time basis, moving between two schools at lunch. Students planning to attend Sands Secondary full time must contact the Student Data Coordinator at the school and arrange to:

  • Select courses for the upcoming school year
  • Bring the student’s last report card

Out-of-District Students

Out-of-district students must attend a Delta school full time to participate in an academy. Once accepted to the Soccer Academy, please contact the Student Data Coordinator at Sands Secondary and arrange to:

  • Complete a Delta School District registration form
  • Complete a Non School District application form
  • Select courses for the upcoming school year
  • Bring the student’s birth certificate and proof of residency
  • Bring the student’s last report card

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