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Extended French




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Grade 5 Extended French Application Process for the school year 2024-2025

Any student who is eligible to attend a Dufferin-Peel Catholic school and who is presently a Grade 4 student is invited to apply for the Extended French (EF) program for Grade 5 in September 2024. The Extended French program starts in Grade 5 with 50% of the program taught in French at the elementary level. The subjects taught in French are French Language, Social Studies, Science, and one of the following subjects: Visual Art, Music, Drama or Physical Education. This program offers an excellent opportunity for becoming functionally bilingual in later years.

Applications for Grade 5 Extended French are now closed for the 2024-2025 school year.

Random selection for the Extended French program will take place the week of March 18, 2024.

Parent/guardian info sessions were held online on February 6 & 8, 2024 to provide details about the Grade 5 Extended French Application Process for students starting Grade 5 in September 2024.

Click below to view the slide deck and video recording of the info session:

Gr. 5 Extended French Information Presentation - Slides​​

DPCDSB Extended French FAQs


The DPCDSB Extended French program begins in Grade 5 and is available until Grade 12. This is a regional program, and each individual Extended French site is open to students within their boundaries. Currently, the Extended French program is only offered for in-person learning. Please view the list of Extended French locations and their feeder schools in the chart below.

Elementary students should attend the Extended French School in their designated area. Please consult​ the DPCDSB boundaries map on this webpage to locate the designated Extended French school in your area.​



Holy Family
61 Allan Drive
Bolton - L7E 1P7

BECDM Family of Schools

St. Aidan (Caledon residents)
St. Cornelius
St. Evan
St. John the Baptist
St. John Paul II
St. Nicholas
St. Patrick
St. Rita (Caledon residents)

St. Andrew
50 Meadow Drive
Orangeville – L9W 3Z1

BECDM Family of Schools

St. Benedict
St. Peter​



St. Anne
(Brampton West)
124 Vodden Street
Brampton – L6V 1M5

Brampton West Family of Schools

St. Anne (Extended French Gr. 5- 8)
is temporarily accommodated at:
St. Angela Merici
83 Edenbrook Hill Drive
Brampton, L7A 2N7

Guardian Angels
Father C.W. Sullivan (North of Queen)
Our Lady of Fatima
Sacred Heart
St. Aidan (Brampton residents)
St. Agnes
St. Angela Merici
St. Bonaventure
St. Cecilia
St. Daniel Comboni
St. Joachim
St. Josephine Bakhita
St. Leonard
St. Lucy
St. Maria Goretti
St. Rita (Brampton residents)
St. Stephen
St. Ursula

St. Monica
(Brampton Central)
60 Sterritt Drive
Brampton - L6Y 5B6

Mississauga – Brampton Central Family of Schools

Our Lady of Peace
Pauline Vanier
St Brigid
St. Joseph (Brampton residents)
Bishop Francis Allen
Father C.W. Sullivan (South of Queen)
St. Alphonsa
St. Francis Xavier
St. Jacinta Marto
St. Jean-Marie Vianney
St. Kevin
St. Mary

St. Jean Brébeuf
(Brampton Northeast)
63 Glenforest Road
Brampton – L6S 1L8

Brampton Northeast Family of Schools

Father Clair Tipping
Father Francis McSpiritt
George Vanier
Good Shepherd
Holy Cross
Holy Spirit
Lester B. Pearson
Our Lady of Lourdes
Our Lady of Providence
St. Andre Bessette
St. Anthony
St. Isaac Jogues
St. John Henry Newman
St. John Bosco
St. John Fisher
St. Marguerite Bourgeoys
St. Raphael
Blessed Michael J. McGivney



San Lorenzo Ruiz
(Mississauga Central)
100 Barondale Drive
Mississauga – L4Z 3R1

Mississauga – Brampton Central Family of Schools

St. Hilary
St. Jude
St. Matthew
St. Pio of Pietrelcina
St. Valentine
St. Veronica

St. Christopher
(Mississauga South)
1195 Clarkson Road North
Mississauga – L5J 2W1

Mississauga South Family of Schools

All Saints
Christ the King
St. Clare
St. Francis of Assisi
St. Helen
St. Louis
St. Luke
St. Margaret of Scotland
St. Mark

St. Rose of Lima
(Mississauga North)
4590 The Gallops
Mississauga – L5M 3A9

Mississauga North Family of Schools

Divine Mercy
Our Lady of Good Voyage
St. Bernadette
St. Gregory
St. Herbert
St. Joseph (Streetsville)
St. Raymond
St. Sebastian

St. Philip
(Mississauga East)
345 Fairview Road West
Mississauga – L5B 3W5

Mississauga East Family of Schools

Bishop Scalabrini
Corpus Christi
Father Daniel Zanon
Metropolitan Andrei
Mary Fix
St. Catherine of Siena
St. David of Wales
St. Gerald
St. Jerome
St. John XXIII

St. Therese of Child Jesus
(Mississauga North)
6930 Forest Park Drive
Mississauga – L5N 6X7

Mississauga North Family of Schools

Our Lady of Mercy
St. Albert of Jerusalem
St. Bernard of Clairvaux
St. Barbara
St. Edith Stein
St. Elizabeth Seton
St. Faustina
St. John of the Cross
St. Julia
St. Richard
St. Simon Stock
St. Teresa of Avila

St. Thomas More
(Mississauga East)
3270 Tomken Road
Mississauga – L4Y 2Y7

Mississauga East Family of Schools

Canadian Martyrs
Queen of Heaven
St. Alfred
St. Basil
St. Charles Garnier
St. Dominic
St. Edmund
St. Teresa of Calcutta
St. Timothy
St. Vincent de Paul
Sts. Martha & Mary
Sts. Peter & Paul​


Boundary maps for the Extended French locations are accessible below by region:


The Extended French Program begins in Grade 5 and continues through Grade 12. The program provides students with the means to develop more advanced French skills, enabling them to communicate effectively in speech and in writing.



Transportation is currently provided for students living within the approved boundaries of an Extended French school. Please note that transportation reviews take place on a yearly basis. Please contact STOPR for more detailed information about transportation to Extended French locations. If you live in the Dufferin area, please contact the Wellington-Dufferin Student Transportation Services.  


Entry into the Dufferin-Peel Extended French program begins in Grade 5. Students who wish to enter the Grade 5 Extended French program must be eligible to attend a Dufferin-Peel school. Currently, the Extended French program is only offered for in-person learning at designated Extended French locations.

Parents/Guardians who wish to enroll their child in an Extended French program after the Grade 5 entry point, can do so only if:

a)  Space at the Extended French School is available (in-person learning only), and
b)  The student was previously enrolled or currently enrolled in an Extended French Program, and/or;
c)  ​The student can demonstrate appropriate French language proficiency​ (an assessment may be required)​.

Secondary Extended French

Secondary Extended French Locations receive students for the Elementary Extended French locations that feed into their boundaries.  For a list of the elementary Extended French schools that feed into the secondary Extended French schools, please see the charts below:

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Click here​ for approved Extended French Boundary map for Dufferin and Caledon.

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Click here for approved Extended French Boundary map for Brampton.

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Click here​ for approved Extended French Boundary map for Mississauga.  

For more information about applying and registering to the Extended French Program, call 905-890-0708 ext. 24374.​

Additional Information on Extended French


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