Late French Immersion Information Evening for Parents and Students: January 17, 2017, 6:30 PM, SJ Willis Auditorium, 923 Topaz Avenue
Greater Victoria Board of Education is pleased to offer the Late French Immersion option. Late Immersion is open to any student entering Grade 6. It is a District program and as such, is not offered in all neighbourhood Middle Schools. Transportation is the responsibility of the parents.
Late French Immersion is offered at the following Middle Schools:
* Arbutus * Cedar Hill * Central * Lansdowne * Shoreline
Applying to register in Late French Immersion
To apply to enroll in Late Immersion, go to your preferred Late Immersion school during Immersion Registration Week (January 23 to January 27, 2017). There you will be invited to complete a Late French Immersion Application Form indicating your preferred school and any other school(s) you would be willing to attend. There are no catchments for entry into Late Immersion.
Families who apply to register during District Immersion Registration Week have priority over later applicants for placement. Applications are accepted on a first come, first served basis according to the following priorities:
- in or out of District with a sibling at the school
- in District
- out of District
Should demand exceed capacity at any school, families are wait listed on a first come, first served basis according to the priorities shown above.
Families will be informed of placement as soon as possible after registration week and by the end of February at the latest.
Continuing in Secondary Immersion
Immersion students (Early and Late) follow an Immersion pathway. Immersion pathways are generally not exactly the same as English pathways.
The following indicates the current pathways for Late Immersion students:
Arbutus – Reynolds
Cedar Hill – Reynolds
Lansdowne – Oak Bay
Central – Victoria High
Shoreline – Esquimalt
IMPORTANT NOTICE for those families considering Lansdowne for Late Immersion, as of September 2012, students entering grade 6 Late Immersion at Lansdowne continue on to Oak Bay.