Optional French Programs

Registration is Now Open for Optional French Programs

To fill out an application form click here!

Please note: Paper applications will no longer be accepted. If you are unable to register online, please contact: Jessica Hinton at AllenJ@ccrce.ca or 902-986-2100 or Cheryl Ann Lelievre at LelievreCA@ccrce.ca or 902-301-1976

Deadline for applications is Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Core French is a compulsory course for all students in Nova Scotia from Grades 4 to 9, as per the Public School Program.  Students develop their French oral, reading and writing skills by participating in a variety of French literacy-based learning opportunities for approximately 10% of their instruction.

In addition to the Core French Program, CCRCE also offers the following Optional French Programs for students who wish to spend more time learning in French:

Where are Optional French Programs offered?

Where are Optional French Programs offered?

  • Early French Immersion: Truro Elementary School, Spring Street Academy, Elmsdale District School and A.G. Baillie Memorial School.
  • Middle French Immersion: West Pictou Consolidated.
  • Late French Immersion: Redcliff Middle School, Bible Hill Junior High (Grades 8 & 9), Cobequid Educational Centre (Grades 10-12)
  • Integrated French Program: Dr. W. A. MacLeod Consolidated (Riverton), E.B. Chandler Junior High (Amherst), Springhill Junior/Senior High (Springhill), Redcliff Middle School (Bible Hill), Truro Junior High School (Truro), Central Colchester Junior High (Onslow), Riverside Education Centre (Milford), South Colchester Academy (Brookfield).

Optional French Programs Contact Information

If you would like to learn more about Optional French Programs:

Programs Administrative Assistant
Claudette Lanteigne

Programs Coordinator
Stéphane Duguay

Cheryl Ann LeLièvre
Regional French Consultant 
902-755-8135 Phone
902-301-1976 Cell  

Jessica Hinton
Regional French Consultant
Early Literacy French Consultant P-3

French Math Mentor
Melinda Crowell
Base School – Riverside Education Centre

Core French Literacy/Technology Integration Mentors Grades 4-12
Jana Marcus
Base School – Hants East Rural High School
Lindsay Crossman-Wheaton
Base School – E.B. Chandler Junior HIgh School

French Immersion Literacy Mentor P-9
Stephanie Deagle
Base School - A.G. Baillie

For more information on one of our Optional French Programs, please select program level in the right menu.