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Late French Immersion

Bienvenue! Welcome to the Late French Immersion Program

The Late French Immersion Program is a two-year intensive prog​ram offered to all students who have successfully completed Grade 5. In Grade 6, 100% of instruction is delivered in French with an emphasis on oral French, to ensure effective language acquisition.  English Language Arts are re-introduced in Grade 7 and represent 20% of instruction time, while all other subjects continue to be taught in French. In Grade 8, Late French Immersion students join their Early French Immersion peers for continuation of the French Immersion Program at the secondary level through to Grade 12. 

This highly popular second language program is offered subject to space availability and the requirements of the North Vancouver School District enrolment and registration process.

Click the image below to view an information presentation on the the Late French Immersion program.

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Late French Immersion Feeder Schools

Boundary Elementary > Argyle Secondary

Braemar Elementary > Handsworth Secondary


For student registration procedures, please see Student Registration & Transfer Requests on the North Vancouver School District website.

Click to see the letter to all Grade 5 parents:Grade 5 LFI parent letter 2023


Click here for Frequently Asked Questions about the French Immersion Program.​