The Extended French Program begins in Grade 5 and continues up to Grade 12. The program provides students with the means to develop more advances French skills, enabling them to communicate effectively in speech and in writing, as they receive 1,900 hours of instruction by the end of Grade 8. The Extended French Program is only offered at designated schools in Dufferin-Peel.
Grades 5 to 8
The Extended French Program is introduced at the Grade 5 level. The instructional time is equally divided between French and English. Subjects taught in French, include: Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and one of The Arts and/or Physical Education. These classes are based on the same curriculum guidelines as the classes conducted in English.
Grades 9 to 12
Presently, four Francais courses Geographie and Histoire are offered in Grades 9 and 10, and Les Grandes Religions is available in Grade 11. Students who complete all courses successfully will receive a Certificate of Concentration in Extended French.
Admission into the Extended French Program is open to all students eligible to attend a Dufferin-Peel Catholic school, who will be in Grade 5 the following September. Beyond the Grade 5 level, only students who have an equivalent background in French may join the program if space is available.
Extended French Information Nights for 2018-19 (January 17-18, 2018)
Parent Guide to Extended French
Extended French Presentation
Extended French Brochure
For more information, please contact your local Extended French school or the Program Department at
905-890-0708 ext. 24332.
124 Vodden Street, Brampton
60 Sterritt Drive, Brampton
St. Jean Brébeuf
63 Glenforest Drive, Brampton
50 Meadow Drive, Orangeville
61 Allan Drive, Bolton
St. Philip School
345 Fairview Road West, Mississauga
St. Therese of the Child Jesus
6930 Forest Park Drive, Mississauga
San Lorenzo Ruiz
100 Barondale Drive, Mississauga
1195 Clarkson Road North, Mississauga
St. Thomas More
3270 Tomken Road, Mississauga
St. Rose of Lima
4590 The Gallops, Mississauga
Cardinal Leger S.S.
75 Mary Street, Brampton
St. Thomas Aquinas S.S.
25 Corporation Drive, Brampton
Robert F. Hall Catholic S.S.
6500 Old Church Road, Caledon East
3566 South Common Court, Mississauga
Philip Pocock C.S.S.
4555 Tomken Road, Mississauga
St. Aloysius Gonzaga S.S.
2800 Erin Centre Boulevard, Mississauga
Extended French Boundary Maps