French Immersion in the Interlake

French Immersion in the Interlake? Mais Oui!

French Immersion is a second language program designed for children whose first language is not
French and who have little or no knowledge of French prior to entering the program.
The goal of French Immersion is to bring students to a level of bilingualism sufficient to function in a French environment when they graduate from secondary school.

Important Benefits of Second Language Learning:
• Enhances career opportunities
• Strengthens vocabulary, listening skills and communication skills
• Increases achievement in reading, language skills and mathematics
• Improves literacy; reading skills are shown to be transferable from one language to another
• Makes travel abroad more exciting
• Furthers study opportunities

Students are admitted into our French Immersion program in Kindergarten or Grade One. The Interlake School Division would consider admission in later grades under exceptional circumstances. Parents/guardians do not have to fill out a “Schools of Choice” form as French Immersion is a divisional program. Regardless of catchment area within the division, students will be accepted in the French Immersion program.

École R.W. Bobby Bend School - 2016 - 2017
Kindergarten - 2 Classes
Grade 1 - 2 Classes
Grade 2 - 2 Classes
Grade 3 - 2 Classes
Grade 4 - 2 Classes

École Stonewall Centennial School  - 2016 - 2017
Grade 5 - 1 Class
Grade 6 - 1 Class
Grade 7 - 1 Class

Grade 8  - 1 Class
2017 - 2018 - First S1 Class
2018 - 2019 - First S2 Class
2019 - 2020 - First S3 Class
2020 - 2021 - First S4 Class - First immersion class in ISD graduates

The Interlake School Division has committed, by board motion, that the ISD French Immersion Program will be a K to 12 program at École R.W. Bobby Bend School, École Centennial School and Collège Stonewall Collegiate.

If you are interested in enrolling your child in French Immersion in the Interlake School Division please contact:

Greg Ross, Principal
École R. W. Bobby Bend School
204 467 5537
Ed Harvie - Principal
École Stonewall Centennial School
204 467 5502
Sascha Epp - Vice-Principal
French Lead Teacher
École R. W. Bobby Bend School
204 467 5537
Corinne Johnson
French Lead Teacher
École Stonewall Centennial School
204 467 5502

Canadian Parents for French C.P.F


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