​​​Saskatoon French offers a Type A French Immersion Program

Type A Immersion is an approach to second language learning where 80% of classroom instruction is in the second language and excellence in English becomes a set priority which is monitored.  It is based on the principle that children learn a second language most effectively when using it in meaningful interaction in and out of the classroom.  There are many benefits to learning a second language, including:

  • Provides students with a competitive advantage in our global environment community.
  • Provides a positive effect on linguistic and intellectual development.
  • Enhances and intensifies first language learning (increasing vocabulary and creativity).
  • Allows experience of literature, music, art and film in original form.

STRATEGIC ADVANTAGE

To provide the best possible education that allows children to grow with diversity and challenge, SFS offers the following:

Strong Academic Programming - SFS offers an accelerated and challenging academic program.

High Quality French & English Instruction - All French is instructed with a high degree of fluency by all staff and is communicated in and outside of the classroom.  English is taught one hour a day from Grades 3 to 8 by exemplary English language staff with emphasis on vocabulary, grammar, composition and study.

Small Class Sizes - Class size in the lower grades is 15-20 students.  The school believes that a quality education is best delivered to smaller groups of students allowing staff to focus on individual differences, potential and need.​