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French Immersion Program

Ecole Greenfield School is a dual-track elementary school, which means that two programs from Kindergarten to Grade 6 are offered in the same school: English and French Immersion.  To complement our strong academic programming, we offer Daily Physical Education and a vibrant Arts program with specialists in both Art and Music. 

French Immersion program (FIM)

Ce site nous donne accès à des ressources pour les enseignants, parents et étudiants du programme d'immersion et de langue seconde.

French Immersion programming provides students with the opportunity to acquire or maintain proficiency in French. French immeresion is offered for Kindergarten to Grade 6 and children may enter at either Kindergarten or Grade 1 with no previous knowledge of French.  Students enrolled in French Immersion at Edmonton Public Schools receive 100% of their instruction in French in Kindergarten, Grade 1 and part of Grade 2. Students begin formal English Language Arts instruction in January of Grade 2, and continue to receive English Language Arts in Grades 3 to 12. French is the language of instruction in many subjects throughout a child's schooling in the French Immersion program.

Late French Immersion is also available starting in Grade 7 for students with no previous knowledge of French. Information about the Late French Immersion program is available at McKernan school.

French Immersion programming within Edmonton Public Schools


Click to view French Immersion Kindergarten in Alberta: A Handbook for Parents


Elementary curriculum is outlined in provincial programs of study, which identify what students are expected to learn and do in all subjects and grades.  The curriculum is designed to help students achieve their individual potential and create a positive future for themselves, their families and their communities. Click here to see what students are expected to learn in each grade, including overviews of subjects and topics. 

For students with special education needs, inclusion in the community school is the first option considered. Inclusion refers not only to setting but to specially designed instruction and support for students in regular classrooms.  Parents and school staff work together to provide the best support to each student. For more information regarding Special Education Click here