Weledeh offers the following 3 French programs to our students.  Find out more about these programs and see how they can benefit your child.

  • Late French Immersion
  • Core French
  • Literacy Program - Fashion en Francais

Late French Immersion

The Late French Immersion Program is offered at Weledeh Catholic School and continues at École St. Patrick High School, where students join the regular French Immersion program.

It is an alternative program of choice that begins in grade 7 and continues through grade 12.  It is designed for students with little or no experience in French.

  • Late French Immersion students have opportunities to receive internationally recognized credentials through the DELF exam. 

Core French

The Core French language program is available for students in grades 1-8 who choose French as a second language. The FSL curriculum guide from Education, Culture and Employment NWT is followed and supported by AIM (Accelerated Integrated Method) Program, a unique educational approach using gestures, music, dance and theater.


  • DELF (diplôme d'études en langue française)
  • Grade 7 Late French Immersion students will have the opportunity to receive  the DELF, which is a Diploma of French Language Studies issued by the French Ministry of Education 
  • Core French students will benefit from the same opportunity shall they continue with their French at the high school.


  •  The DELF Prim is for children between 8 and 12 years. 

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