French Programs

Extended French (Replaced with *NEW* Middle French Immersion Program) Please click Grade 4 Middle Immersion link for further details.

The TDSB currently offers both a Junior Extended French Program and an Intermediate Extended French program. The Extended French programs are designed for students who do not speak French at home.

The application process for admission to Grade 4-entry Junior Extended French programs begins on January 4th, 2021.  It is an on-line application process. This is not a first-come, first-served process. The application deadline is January 29th, 2021. All late applicants will placed on a wait-list. For more information access the following link: Registration Information

The Junior Extended French program begins at the Grade 4 level. Students in this program spend 50% of their day in French instruction from Grade 4 - Grade 8 at the Extended French school. The subjects taught in French are French Language Arts, Social Studies and The Arts. English Language Arts, as well as Mathematics and Science are taught in English.
Designated school pathways have been developed to ensure that students have a continuation of program from the Grade 4 entry to the end of Grade 12.

There are currently 28 schools across the TDSB that offer entry into the Junior Extended French Program in Grade 4.

TDSB French As A Second Language Programs