For PreK – Grade 3 students, we have developed 3 specialized Early Literacy Programs to help students develop a strong phonics foundation and get a head start on acquiring early reading and writing skills.
Students from grades 4 to 7 are placed within the ESL Stream or the Academic Enrichment Stream. The ESL Stream aims at moving students out of ESL. The Academic Enrichment Stream cultivates opportunities for student to master their English Language Arts skills.
For students in Grade 8 – Grade 12, depending on their level of language proficiency, we have designed 3 Core English Programs to help students develop skills necessary to meet success in North American post-secondary institution.
Little Mountain Discovery Program - Registration is Now Open
Summer Intensive Programs
2019 UBC Summer Cultural Camp
Our UBC Cultural Summer Camp has been a student-centred special program for the past 10 years to meet students' needs. Students will be immersed in an English-only learning environment to further advance their language skills and build confidence. We have also incorporated a variety of excursions to give students an opportunity to see what Vancouver has to offer.
How has Little Mountain changed your child?
Let’s hear what our parents have to say about their child’s experience here!
"As a newcomer to Vancouver, Christina's English level has become an obstacle for her to improve all academic skills at school despite having academic success in China. After studying in Little Mountain Learning Academy, she has become active in her daily life." - Jasmine
Our LMLA Difference
What makes Little Mountain Learning Academy different?
We are the exclusive curriculum developer for smrt Kids and smrt Youth. The courses are now fully complete and deployment of the program in many schools has begun. We have also incorporated the International Baccalaureate-inspired "Design Cycle" across all our programs to facilitate Project-Based Learning.
Our Professional Education Team
Our Sister School in China
Parental Involvement in Students’ Academic Success
“Please sign my agenda”, “In-class visits are coming up!” Does this sound familiar? Parents are often provided with the opportunity to be involved and engage with students in various ways, but does parental involvement in their child’s education really make a difference? All the time spent checking over homework, signing agendas, and speaking with teachers. …
The Power of Picture Books
Witnessing a child become captivated by a book is a privilege. Providing children with the opportunity to access and enjoy a wide range of books enables them not only to nourish their inbuilt curiosity and imagination, but also crucially equips them with the tools needed to make better sense of the world around them. To …
Classroom Management Do’s and Don’ts
Pencils are flying, feet are kicking and voices are clashing over the teacher’s as he or she desperately tries to maintain order and stick to their quickly dissolving lesson plan. At their wits’ end, the teacher raises their voice sharply, calling for calm and threatening severe consequences for the entire class if the unacceptable behaviour …