French Second Language Programs

French Second Language Programs​​​​​​
The following French Second Language Programs are offered in Anglophone West School District:
     * Grade 1 Entry French Immersion Program
* Grade 6 Entry Late French Immersion Program
Intensive French Program    

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 FSL Info

Welcome to the application site to register your child for Grades 1 or 6 for 2019-20, in Anglophone West School District.


If you wish to register or withdraw your child’s application for the Grade 1 or Grade 6  FI program after June 28th, please contact Amy Wilcox at 444-4035 to process the request.  After August 27th, contact your local school with your request.

Please note that on-line registration will be open on January 15th, 2019 .  Registrations received by February 28th, 2019 will inform planning for formation of classes (as per provincial Policy 309).    
Immersion Entry Points:
         Grade 1 French Immersion Program (offered where numbers warrant)
·         In Grades 1 to 3, 90-100% of instruction will be in French. There will be an emphasis on oral language, followed by learning to read and write in French from the beginning of the program.
·         In Grades 4 and 5, 80% of instruction will be in French and there will be 150 minutes per week of English Language Arts.
       Grade 6 Late Immersion (offered where numbers warrant)
·         In Grades 6 to 8, 70% of instruction is in French.
·         English Language Arts is scheduled as part of the program.
Please note:  No child can be admitted to a French Immersion Program if that child already able to function in French. (as per Provincial Policies 309 and 321)
In grades K to 3, your child will still participate in the French Language and Cultural Learning Experiences followed by instruction in French Second Language as part of the English Prime program from grades 3-12.
If you reconsider your choice for French Immersion, return to this site and  click on Withdraw from French Immersion. Your child will still have instruction in French second language as part of the English Prime program. This will include a 300-hour Intensive Block in grade 5.
For more information please visit the GNB website    or  contact your local school, or the Subject Coordinator for French Second Language Programs:
  • Grade 1 Entry French Immersion: Amanda Desveaux  (506) 453-8682
  • Grade 6 Entry French Immersion: Ann Manderson  (506) 357-4181
  • Intensive French Program: Janice Gagnon  (506) 325-4567



 Helpful Links

   New Brunswick Education and Early Childhood Development French Second Language Education Page