International Languages

International Languages Elementary Program Registration:

  • Registration for the 2021 - 2022 school year is completed online. It is recommended you find your child's Ontario Education Number (OEN) prior to starting registration. The OEN is found on most educational documents such as report cards, timetables, credit counselling summaries, and transcripts.
  • The International Languages Elementary Program will be conducted online from September 2021 to December 2021. A decision about the International Languages Elementary Program for January 2022 to May 2022 will be made prior to December 17, 2021. The program may be online, or in-person, for January 2022 to May 2022.
  • The program will run online on Saturday mornings from 9:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. 
  • You will need to have a working computer, laptop, or tablet with camera, microphone and internet in order to participate in the program.
  • The program is open to any elementary school student from Thames Valley District School Board or another publicly funded school board.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Student participation will NOT begin until Administration is able to place your child in an appropriate class. Parents will be notified by telephone call or email of the start date for their child.
  • We highly encourage parents/guardians to register as soon as possible to ensure there is space in the language of choice.

 International Languages Elementary Program Dates for Saturday classes:

  • First Day:  September 25, 2021
  • Last Day:  May 14, 2022
  • There will be no classes on long weekends or school holidays. There are no classes on:
    • October 9, 2021
    • December 18, 2021
    • December 25, 2021
    • January 1, 2022
    • February 19, 2022
    • March 12, 2022
    • March 19, 2022
    • April 16, 2022


International Languages Elementary Program Costs:

Typically, there is a course materials fee of $20 per student per year (up to a maximum of $60 per family) for this program. However, while our courses are conducted online we will be waiving the materials fee. Should the program be in-person for January 2022 to May 2022 there will be a reduced materials fee collected at that time.


International Languages Elementary Program Value:

Our international languages program gives students the opportunity to:

  • Maintain their heritage, language and culture
  • Learn the language of their cultural background
  • Learn a new language
  • Understand a new culture


International Languages Elementary Program Overview (Kindergarten - Grade 8):

The following languages are offered:

  • Albanian
  • Arabic
  • Bengali
  • Bosnian
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Korean
  • Kurdish
  • Malayalam
  • Persian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tamil

Registration occurs on a continuous basis.  We highly encourage parents/guardians to register their children before the end of June each school year.


International Languages Elementary Program Contact Information:

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