Welcome to Grade 2 French Immersion at Anne J MacArthur

Welcome to Anne J. MacArthur PS and our Grade 2 French Immersion Program! We are so excited and happy you and your family have chosen this program.

We look forward to working with you and your child. The FI program is delivered 100%  in French language, focusing on oral skills, reading and writing.  Students can expect to hear 100% French language for all subject areas.  Please ensure that you read the information below so that you are prepared for what you can expect from the FI program.  

Please do not hesitate to reach out to us, should you have any questions.

Please have a moment to look at the video about French Immersion that the HDSB has put together for parents. This is the same video shown at the Parent Information Nights that were held in November and December 2019.

Please click on any of the documents below for information about helping your child acquire the French language with practice at home.

05.1 Online Resources to Support Your Child at Home with FSL Acquisition

What to expect the first week....

The grade 2  French Immersion is 100% French language, focusing on oral French skills and the moving into reading and writing. Students can expect:

During the first few weeks, your child may come home very tired. This is normal, as for a large portion of the day, their brains are processing information - they are "on" for most of the day. Teachers do their best to help students acclimate to the language, however it is nonetheless very tiring for the brain to be processing all day. Allow them lots of down time during the first few weeks.

School Information

820 Farmstead Drive, Milton


Principal: Maggie Thomson 


Admin Assistant: Beatriz Pareja