In addition to the two system-wide intensive French programs (Early French Immersion and Middle French Immersion), there are also other intensive French programs offered in individual schools or in a smaller number of areas. See below for more information regarding the program, catchment areas and admission procedures.
Cosburn Intensive Extended French
This program begins in Grade 6 and offers an 80% model of French instruction in Grades 6-8. This program is open to students in the regular English program. Admission to this program is managed directly by the school. Please visit the school website for more information.
This program is phasing out. The last cohort to begin the Grade 6 Intensive Extended French program starts in September 2021.
Application Process Opens: January 4, 2021
Deadline to submit an application: January 29, 2021
For a downloadable version of the Application Form, please click:
**Intensive French Application 2021
The Virtual Information Session is scheduled for Wednesday January 13 at 5:30pm. To register, please click on the following link: https://forms.gle/9w5XmYZQaFqESMtB8
Intermediate Extended French
The Grade 7 Extended French program offers students who have successfully completed three years of Core French the option to enter into a more intensive program in Grade 7. These students spend approximately 40% of their day in French classes at the Extended French school.
The attendance area for an Extended French school is created by "associated" English feeder schools. To locate the Grade 7 entry Extended French school in your area, you must first confirm the English school for your home address, then visit our Extended French Location Finder.
This program is phasing out. The last cohort to begin the Grade 7 entry Extended French starts in September 2022.
Students who are not in the catchment of a Grade 7 entry Extended French school may apply under Optional Attendance if there is available space.
Application Process opens: January 4, 2021
Deadline for application to be submitted electronically to local school: January 29, 2021
For a downloadable version of the Application Form and the Information package, please click:
Grade 7 Extended French Programs
Virtual Information Sessions
Electronic Submission Information
The Grade 7 Extended French program is offered in only 14 schools in the TDSB.