Apply for French Immersion – Registration Opens November 29
French Immersion is a proven way to gain excellent French language skills. Research shows that immersion is an effective path to achieving fluency in French.
The French Immersion program is designed to provide English-speaking students with opportunities to become skilled at communicating in French as well as English. At HWDSB, the French Immersion program is an option for students beginning in Grade 1.
The program is opening for online applications for the 2022-23 school year on November 29, 2021. An offer of placement is guaranteed to all applicants, however not at a specific school.
Please note the application timeline:
- November 29, 2021 – Application process opens at 8:00 a.m. (open only to students currently in Senior Kindergarten)
- January 23, 2022 – Application deadline
- February 25, 2022 – Program location is offered to parents/guardians
- March 11, 2022 – Program acceptance and registration deadline
A virtual information session was recently held for parents and guardians of Senior Kindergarten students interested in the French Immersion program. For those who could not attend, a recording of the presentation is available below and on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQ_fKvi4ZC8.
For more information about French Immersion, including answers to frequently asked questions about the application process, visit https://www.hwdsb.on.ca/fi
A digital booklet with more information can be found at https://www.hwdsb.on.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/2021-Digital-FI-Booklet.pdf