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Language Programs

FRENCH IMMERSION

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

French Immersion provides students with opportunities to acquire and maintain language skills in French and English.

GOALS

  • Develop language and literacy skills in French and English, and use both to communicate
  • Learn about French culture, traditions and celebrations

BENEFITS

  • Proficiency  in English and French
  • Improved academic achievement
  • Improved communication skills in a student’s first language
  • Knowledge and appreciation of different cultures
  • International language certification opportunities 

LATE FRENCH IMMERSION

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Late French Immersion provides students in Grade 7 with opportunities to acquire and maintain language skills in French and English. 

GOALS

  • Develop language and literacy skills in French, and use both to communication
  • Learn about French culture, traditions and celebrations

BENEFITS

  • Proficiency in English and French
  • Improved academic achievement
  • Improved skills in a student’s first language
  • Knowledge and appreciation of different cultures
  • International language certification opportunities

INTERNATIONAL SPANISH ACADEMY

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The International Spanish Academy is a bilingual program that provides students with opportunities to acquire and maintain language skills in Spanish and English.  

GOALS

  • Develop language and literacy skills in Spanish and English, and use both to communicate
  • Learn about the cultures of Spanish-speaking countries  

BENEFITS

  • Proficiency in English and Spanish
  • Improved academic achievement
  • Improved skills in the student’s first language
  • Knowledge and appreciation of different cultures
  • International language certification opportunities

ELIGIBILITY

  • To register in Kindergarten or Grade 1, no previous knowledge of Spanish is required.
  • Students entering the program after Grade 1 are considered on an individual basis.

 

PRE-ADVANCED PLACEMENT

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Pre-Advanced Placement is an internationally recognized program that provides junior high students with academically rigorous programming.

GOALS

  • Develop academic skills in a challenging learning environment
  • Demonstrate personal responsibility, diligence and self-discipline

BENEFITS             

  • Improved ability to handle rigorous and advanced coursework
  • Improved work and study skills
  • Familiarity working at an accelerated pace
  • Preparation for academic programming in Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate

PROGRAM DELIVERY 

  • In-depth study of advanced concepts
  • Instruction delivered at an accelerated pace

An application is required for the Pre-Advanced Placement Program.  It can be found here - Pre-AP Application