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Late French Immersion Program

Starting in Grade 6, the Late French Immersion program is an alternative program that that offers students whose first language is not French the possibility of completing the prescribed B.C. curriculum and learning French at the same time.

The Late French Immersion Program:

  • helps students develop strong communication skills in both English and French;
  • expands cultural horizons and;
  • helps prepare students for the global economy.

In Grade 6: 75% of instructional time is in French. Exploration subjects are usually taught in English. English Language Arts are not taught in the first year of late immersion.

In Grade 7: 65% of instructional time is in French. English Language Arts and Exploration subjects are usually taught in English.

In Grade 8, Late French Immersion students are blended in classes with Early French Immersion students.

The following schools offer Late French Immersion: Banting Middle, Moody Middle and Pitt River Middle.

School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)

550 Poirier St, Coquitlam BC
V3J 6A7
604-939-9201 604-939-7828