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Senior Kindergarten Families are invited to learn more about French Immersion

Posted on Monday, October 02, 2017

Because every student is unique in their learning, HWDSB staff strive to provide programs that help all students reach their full potential. French Immersion is one such program.French Immersion

French Immersion is a proven way of acquiring excellent French language skills. At HWDSB, French Immersion is specifically designed for parents who do not speak French, but want their children to speak both official languages. The program is open to all students in Hamilton-Wentworth starting in Grade 1.

Visit one of our Information Sessions to learn more:

Thursday, October 12, 2017 7 to 8 p.m. at Lawfield Elementary School
45 Berko Ave., Hamilton
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 7 to 8 p.m. at Cootes Paradise Elementary School
900 King St. W., Hamilton
Thursday, October 26, 2017 7 to 8 p.m. at A.M. Cunningham Elementary School
100 Wexford Ave. S., Hamilton
Monday, October 30, 2017 7 to 8 p.m. at Fessenden Elementary School
168 Huron Ave., Ancaster
Thursday, November 9, 2017 7 to 8 p.m. at Guy Brown Elementary School
55 Braeheid Ave., Waterdown 

Families may choose to attend any Information Session that is most convenient for them.

You can print the French Immersion Flyer for the dates and locations.

Beginning this year, HWDSB is using an application process for entry into French Immersion. Students who are registered by the deadline of Thursday, November 30 are guaranteed a spot in the program. However, depending on space within the student’s in-catchment school, some students may be placed at a school outside their catchment area.

More information about the application processes will be discussed at the information sessions.

You can also learn about French Immersion and other programs for elementary students at hwdsb.on.ca/fi.

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