Our French Immersion program...
The secondary component of the French Immersion program provides students with the opportunity to continue their studies and the development of higher level thinking and verbal skills in their second language. Upon graduation, successful graduates of the full program receive a Bilingual Graduation Certificate in addition to the provincial "Dogwood" certificate.
The courses taught in grades 9-10 are a natural continuation of the child's middle schools experience and, thus, pose no unreasonable challenges as students make the transition to secondary school. By continuing in French Immersion at the secondary level, students maintain and extend their expertise in French in a way they cannot do in other programs.
Beginning in grade 9, student will have 50 % of their classes taught in French. Currently, the courses offered include in French:
Sciences Humaines 9
Education Physique 9
In Grade 10, the French classes offered are:
Sciences Humaines 10
Education Physique 10.
Beginning in grade 11, the amount instruction in French is reduced to a minimum of 25% and includes the academic courses .
We also encourage students to take at least one elective in French.
By grade 12, Français 12 and Conversation 12 give French Immersion students the opportunity to maintain their French proficiency in their final year of school while enabling them to pursue a variety of specialized courses to meet post-secondary requirements.
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