Byng Arts Mini-School Application Dates 2021 - 2022

Timeline for Sept '22 Entry

updated February 23, 2022

We are reviewing our dates and will adjust this Timeline as required. Please keep up to date by checking the information below for our most current times, deadlines, and procedures.

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Dates 2021/22


Beginning, Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Pre-Recorded Video Presentation Available - Program Information for Parents and Applicants; Find out more about the program and the application process

We will post a link on our website, and you are invited to watch the presentation at your convenience.

AHEAD of the presentation, you can submit questions and we will try to integrate them into the presentation. Click: Q&A Form

We will not have an in-person event this year.

Monday, November 8 to Thursday, December 16, 2021

Byng Arts Mini-School online registration begins

We will post the links to the TWO parts of our application form on the main page of our website. Link to Byng Arts Website

Part 1: General Info (Due December 16th)

Part 2: Fine Art Supplement (Available for editing up to January 1st)

All applications are online only.

Monday, November 8 to Thursday, December 16, 2021

Current Grade 7 students applying for all mini-school programs (including Byng Arts) - Mandatory VSB registration. Please visit the district site and use the link to complete the registration form for the District as well as for each program that you are applying for (You will have the opportunity to indicate your preferences and rank your top three choices).


VSB Registration is available online beginning Nov. 8th. Go to:

Grade 7 students will not be required to write a District Assessment this year.

Thursday, December 16 by 3PM

Deadline for preliminary online Byng Arts Registration.

Our entire process is digital - All documents will be uploaded into the online application forms. Do not attempt to bring anything into the school.

First Week of January

A confirmation email will be sent to all applicants.

If you do not receive an email by the end of the first week back at school, please contact us:

End of the Third Week of January

We will provide additional details about the audition/interview process in the Selection Process section of our webpage.

Late January, Early February 2022

Shortlisted applicants will be notified by email. Each department has its own dates and process. Be patient as we organize our schedule of interview/audition times.

Please note that submission of an application does not guarantee an audition or interview.

February 7th 11th

Individual Departments will conduct interviews or request applicants to audition online as the final part of the selection process. Please see the Selection Process section for additional details.


Band Auditions: Feb. 7 & 8th

Choir Auditions: Feb. 7 & 9th

Drama Interviews & Monologues: Feb 8-9th

Media Interviews: TBD

Strings Auditions: Feb. 8-9th

Visual Arts will review the submitted portfolios. They will not have an audition.


Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Round 1 offers and wait-list information will be emailed to the contacts that you provided in the application

  • Emails begin to go out at 9am

Potential messages: Offer, Waitlisted, No Offer.

Did not receive a message? Check your other email folders (Spam, Junk, etc.)

Do you have questions if you have

Friday, February 25, 2022

Noon - Deadline for acceptance of Round 1 offers

Student must not accept more than one offer; Byng Arts advises VSB of who has accepted offers.

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

  • 9 AM - round 2 offers made to wait-listed Byng Arts candidates who have not accepted positions elsewhere

Friday, March 4, 2022

Noon - deadline for acceptance of Round 2 offers



Application & registration for September 2022 complete.