Black Gold School Division

780-955-6025

French Immersion

Introduction

The Black Gold School Division (BGSD) offers a French Immersion Program with early entry in Kindergarten or Grade 1 within the cities of Leduc and Beaumont. The program is designed for students to learn French in an engaging, supportive, and student centered environment.

Alberta Education Benefits of Learning French:

  • be fluent in French.
  • be able to live, work and pursue post-secondary studies in French, English, or both languages.
  • be part of and have an understanding and appreciation of Francophone culture.
  • be proficient in English.
  • be able to appreciate other languages, cultures and communities in Canada and around the world.

Eligibility & Entry Points

  • French immersion is for students with a background in any language, families do not need to come with any French language skills before entering the program in Kindergarten or Grade 1.
  • Students transferring from out of division French Immersion programs may access the same programming within BGSD.

Schools offering French Immersion

Beaumont

Leduc

Visit “Find a School” to determine your child’s designated school.

Transportation

If your child resides outside of Beaumont or Leduc they may also access a Early French Immersion Program as a School of Choice student, meaning that they will attend a school that is not their designated school. Bus transportation may or may not be available and additional fees may apply. 

In order to attend a School of Choice, you must receive permission from the applicable school’s principal.  You should also contact the Transportation Department at 780-955-6034 for information on school bus transportation.