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Kindergarten French Immersion Information Nights

Kindergarten French Immersion Information Nights

The Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board offers a French Immersion Program for children starting Kindergarten in September 2018.

We will be holding parent information sessions to answer your questions about the French Immersion program.

St. Eugene Catholic Elementary School
120 Parkdale Ave. S., Telephone: 905-545-9598
Parent Information Session to be held on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Student Registration by appointment:
February 15th -16th, 2018

St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School
270 Locke St. S., Telephone: 905-529-1002
Parent Information Session to be held on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Student Registration by appointment:
February 16th and 23rd, 2018

Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Elementary School
49 Fennell Ave. E., Telephone: 905-383-4911
Parent Information Session to be held on Thursday, February 1st, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Student Registration by appointment:
February 26th-27th, 2018

A Secondary French Immersion Program is available at Cathedral High School

Please call the school for an appointment to register your child in person at the French Immersion School that serves your area. See the Parent Information Night flyer below for more detailed information.

For further information, please call 905 525-2930, ext. 2902.

The HWCDSB is committed to providing a quality French Immersion program that meets the needs of the community. Visit the following link to provide your input:
https://www.hwcdsb.ca/surveyfi



Overview of the Early French Immersion Program

Overview of the Early French Immersion Program

The French Immersion Program begins in Senior Kindergarten and continues until the end of Grade 12.
The Early French Immersion program is offered at St. Eugene, St. Joseph, and Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Elementary Schools.
The Secondary French Immersion Program is offered at Cathedral High School.

Students enrolled in Kindergarten French immersion receive a minimum of 50% instruction in French on a daily basis.
Students enrolled in Grades 1 through 8 receive 50% of instruction in French and 50% of instruction in English.
Students at the Secondary level complete a minimum of 10 courses delivered in French.

The following subjects are taught in French at the elementary level:
-Arts (Drama and Dance, Music and Visual Arts)
-French Language and Literacy
-Health and Physical Education
-Science and Technology
-Social Studies (History and Geography)

Our French Immersion Schools

Our French Immersion Schools

Sts. Peter & Paul Elementary School
École élémentaire Catholique Saints Pierre et Paul
http://stpp.hwcdsb.ca/

St. Joseph Elementary School
École élémentaire Catholique Saint Joseph
http://stjs.hwcdsb.ca/

St. Eugene Elementary School
École élémentaire Catholique Saint Eugène
http://steu.hwcdsb.ca/

Cathedral High School
École Cathédrale
http://chs.hwcdsb.ca/

School Finder / Transportation

For school eligibility, please visit the School Locator at:
https://www.hwcdsb.ca/schoollocato ...

For information about for transportation (buses), please click visit HWSTS at:
http://www.hamiltonschoolbus.ca/pu ...
French Online Homework Help

French Online Homework Help

The HWCDSB is happy to introduce online homework help in French through the virtual campus of Voilà Learning.
Visit the following link to watch a video and find out more about the program: https://vimeo.com/136396791
Visit the following link to register for the Online Homework Help http://voilalearning.com/en/if-you ... .
Ask your child's French teacher for the password.
Click on the following link to access the Virtual Campus: http://voilalearning.com/en/if-you ...

Welcome to Cathedral

This is our newest version which includes highlights of our French Immersion program!
Additional Information

Additional Information

For more information regarding French Immersion, please see attached documents or contact us at:

(905) 525-2930, ext. 2902

A Parent Guide: Supporting Your Child’s Success in French Immersion and Extended French Elementary Schools
https://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/lite ...

Ministry & External Resources

Ministry of Ontario - French as a Second Ontario Ministry of Education: French As a Second Language
http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/curri ...

Ministry of Ontario - A Framework for French as a Second Language for Ontario Schools, Kindergarten to Grade Twelve
http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/amena ...

On Est Capable! French Professional Development
http://resources.curriculum.org/fs ...

FSL Homework Toolbox: Resource for Parents and Students
http://fslhomeworktoolbox.ca

Canadian Parents for French:
National: http://www.cpf.ca
Provincial: http://www.on.cpf.ca