French Second Language Programs

Nova Scotia presently offers four French second language programs:

Program Grades Taught Description
Core French Grades 4-12 Core French, which is mandatory from Grade 4 through 9, is a program where French is learned and taught in regularly scheduled instructional periods. 
Intensive French (Unofficial Program) Grade 6 Intensive French is offered as an alternative delivery model for Core French in Grade 6 in some school boards.
Integrated French Grades 7-12 This elective program is offered to those students in Anglophone schools who wish to develop a greater degree of competence in French.
Early French Immersion Grades P-12

Early French Immersion offers an alternate approach to teaching and learning through the use of French as a second language, beginning in Grade Primary.

Late French Immersion Grades 7-12

Late French Immersion offers an alternate approach to teaching and learning through the use of French as a second language, beginning in Grade 7.

Correspondence Studies/Online Courses Grades 10-12 A growing number of correspondence studies courses are available to Core French and Immersion students at the senior high school level.

 

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