International Languages Program

As a result of Ministry mandated school closures, the ILP sessions scheduled between March 28 and June 20, 2020 have been cancelled.  Updated information will be posted as it becomes available.  Stay home, stay safe, stay healthy.
After considerable discussion and deliberation the summer session of ILP has been cancelled.   We will accept registrations for the 2020-2021 session (download form at link below) but please be aware that we do not know if this session will  be offered.  Updates will be posted here as further information becomes available.
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Students attending Junior Kindergarten to grade 8 have the opportunity for academic instruction in languages other than English and French. Each Saturday morning during the school year and consecutive mornings for three weeks during the summer, students may learn and/or maintain a language and develop an appreciation for cultural diversity. Students are engaged through a variety of themes and activities.

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Based on sufficient enrollment, this program offers instruction in the following languages: 

  • Amharic
  • Bengali
  • Chinese- Cantonese
  • Chinese- Mandarin (Trad. & Simp.)
  • Dari
  • Dutch
  • Filipino
  • German
  • Greek
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Lao
  • Nepali
  • Persian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Punjabi
  • Russian
  • Serbian
  • Spanish
  • Tamil
  • Tigrigna
  • Ukranian
  • Urdu
  • Uzbek 
  • Vietnamese
  • Yoruba
The International Language Program fall/winter session may operate Saturday mornings from 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi C.S.  Registration forms are available below; please download, print, and complete the form.  The completed form can be:
  • dropped off at St. Francis C.S. on Imperial Road
  • dropped off at the Wellington Catholic DSB office on Woolwich St.
  • emailed to the program coordinator:
PLEASE NOTE:  This ILP session is for students attending JK to grade 8 in September, 2020. 
Location of Fall/Winter Session:  St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School, 287 Imperial Road S.
Time:                                            Saturday mornings, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Duration:                                      Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 - Saturday, June 19, 2021
For more information, email The International Languages Program ( or call 519-821-4600  ext. 297.   
Fax: 519-824-3088.