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2960 Walton Avenue, Coquitlam, BC, V3B 6V6 | Phone: 604.941.1962| Contact Us
Walton Elementary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
Mandarin Bilingual Program

Mandarin Bilingual Program (K-12).pdf

The Mandarin bilingual program provides students with instruction in both English and Mandarin.

The Mandarin bilingual program is a program of choice that enables students to :

  • Develop oral comprehension and fluency in Mandarin
  • Develop the ability to read and write Chinese
  • Gain an understanding of Canadian and Chinese cultures
  • Develop a knowledge of and appreciation for diverse cultures while learning a second language
  • Complete the requirements of the BC Curriculum

Subjects taught in English are :

  • English Language Arts
  • Social Studies
  • Science
  • Fine Arts

Subjects taught in Mandarin are :

  • Chinese Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Health and Career Education
  • Physical Education

Simplified Chinese script will be introduced in Kindergarten. The Hanyu Pinyin pronounciation system will be taught to accelerate the process of learning to read Chinese.

The program is offered at Walton Elementary starting in kindergarten / grade one to the end of grade five.
Mandarin Bilingual Program Guide

Parent Information Night, Wednesday, January 15th, 6:00-7:00pm in Walton's gymnasium.

Kindergarten and Grade One On-Line Registration Information for September 2020:

Registration will be open between January 16-January 22, 2020.

Kindergarten On-Line Registration form will be located on the School District Website.

Grade One On-Line Registration form is located here: Grade One Registration Form

Walton Elementary School

2960 Walton Avenue, Coquitlam BC
V3B 6V6
604.941.1962 604.937.8040
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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