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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)

For more detailed information, please see the flyer below or call 905-525-2930 extension 2902.

Our French Immersion Schools

Our French Immersion Schools

Sts. Peter & Paul Elementary School
École élémentaire Catholique Saints Pierre et Paul

St. Joseph Elementary School
École élémentaire Catholique Saint Joseph

St. Eugene Elementary School
École élémentaire Catholique Saint Eugène

Cathedral High School
École Cathédrale

School Finder / Transportation

For school eligibility, please visit the School Locator at:

For information about for transportation (buses), please click visit HWSTS at: ...
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:
Visit the following link to register for the Online Homework Help ... .
Ask your child's French teacher for the password.
Click on the following link to access the Virtual Campus: ...

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 ...

Ministry & External Resources

Ministry of Ontario - French as a Second Ontario Ministry of Education: French As a Second Language ...

Ministry of Ontario - A Framework for French as a Second Language for Ontario Schools, Kindergarten to Grade Twelve ...

On Est Capable! French Professional Development

FSL Homework Toolbox: Resource for Parents and Students

Canadian Parents for French: