The Mandarin bilingual program provides students with instruction in both English and Mandarin. Click on this link to learn more about the program.
It is intended for students whose first language is not Chinese who wish to have a dual language learning experience.
Application to the Mandarin Bilingual Program takes place in January prior to students entering Kindergarten or Grade One.
A Mandarin Bilingual Program Information Meeting will be held at 6:30pm on January 13th, 2015 at Walton Elementary School, 2960 Walton Ave., Coquitlam.
Application forms will be available at the information meeting at Walton Elementary School on January 13th and on this site on January 14th.
Completed application forms must be mailed or hand delivered to the Coquitlam School Board Office (550 Poirier Street, Coquitlam V3J 6A7), no later than 4:30 pm on Wednesday, January 21, 2015. No faxes or emails accepted.
CRITERIA: applications for Kindergarten /Grade 1 is done by a random draw and will be limited to the number of spaces available. Late application forms will not be part of the draw.
PRIORITY: Siblings of students already enrolled in the Bilingual Mandarin Program at Walton will be given first priority.