Extended/Late Immersion

Limestone Learning Foundation

The Extended French/Late Immersion Program is designed to enhance students’ skills in oral communication, reading and writing in French. It is one of the Choices at 7 programs offered to students in Limestone. This program is open to all LDSB students and follows Ontario Curriculum 2013 French as a Second Language document for French Language instruction. Students receive 70% (1,050 minutes per week) instruction in French and 30% (450 minutes per week) in English.

Parental/guardian knowledge of French is not an expectation or requirement. Communication between the school and home is in English. Schools and parents/guardians work together to support students. Transportation for French Immersion students may be provided. Please contact Tri-Board Student Transportation for more information.

Extended French/Late French Immersion is offered at the following elementary schools:

Extended French students have the option of continuing their French studies to Grade 12. In order to receive the Limestone District Certificate of French Study (Extended) students must complete seven immersion credits (four of which must be in French Language studies).

Extended French Immersion is offered at the following secondary schools:

The Limestone District School Board is situated on traditional territories of the Anishinaabe & Haudenosaunee.