Why French Immersion?
those parents interested in learning more about the district's French
Immersion Program and the Intensive Core Program, click on the image
below to view more information.
French Immersion Program
Kindergarten to grade 12 French Immersion program is offered in the
Mission School District. There are two elementary programs, one middle
school program and one secondary program.
École Mission Central Elementary School offers Elementary French Immersion programs.
École Heritage Park Middle School offers the Middle French Immersion program.
École Mission Secondary School offers a Secondary French Immersion program.
French Immersion program is a Program of Choice. Parents wishing to
enroll their children should register with the school offering the
choice program in accordance with the catchment boundaries as stated
above. Acceptance into the program will be provided based on sufficient
space being available and in accordance with the program guidelines.
you have any questions about the program or kindergarten registration
procedures, please do not hesitate to contact the district's French
Program Coordinator, Mme. Shauna Néro at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Intensive Core French (ICF)
What is Intensive Core French?
Core French is a literacy-based approach to teaching French in which
students are required to use French to speak, read and write for
authentic purposes. Skills are developed in an integrated fashion
through interactive learning experiences.
French focuses on oral language first, helping students develop an
internal grammar of correct forms and structures. Reading and writing
are integrated to help students learn aspects of written language.
Intensive Core French program is based on the Neuro-Linguistic Approach
(Netten & Germain). NLA is student-centred and project-based and
founded on a pedagogy whose cornerstones are authentic communication,
literacy, social interaction, cognitive development, and the development
of implicit competencies.
Where is Intensive Core French offered?
Core French is offered to grade 6 students at Windebank Elementary.
Students follow the program from Windebank to École Heritage Park Middle
to École Mission Senior Secondary.
Click on this link to view the ICF Program Video for more information.
Who is eligible to register for Intensive Core French?
are held for Windebank Elementary grade 6 students and 15 spots are
open to all grade 6 students in the district. Spots are given on a
"first-come, first served" according to pre-registration completion.
you have any questions regarding the Intensive Core French program
or enrolment, please contact our French Programs Coordinator, Shauna Néro.