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Registration for International Languages Elementary Program 2017/2018 is now open. The registration form can be found by clicking the link to the right.

Learn a new language for free!

The Simcoe County District School Board offers children in Grades 1 to 8 an opportunity to learn and/or maintain a language other than French or English. Whether you enrol your children in this program to learn a new language, understand a new culture or to extend their knowledge of their first language, every student can benefit from this program.

Students enrolled in Grades 1 to 8 are eligible to enrol in this program.

Barrie: Arabic, Russian, Mandarin, Korean, German, Spanish, Ukrainian
Bradford:  Arabic, Tamil, Spanish, Russian, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese

If the language of your interest is not listed, please feel free to contact us at (905) 775-4432 ext. 45323

Class Schedule:
Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. starting September 16, 2017 

2017/2018 Class Dates:
Semester 1 - September 16, 23, 30 Oct. 14, 21, 28 Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25 Dec. 2, 9, 16
Semester 2 - Jan 13, 20, 27 Feb 3, 10, 24 Mar 3, 24, Apr 7, 14, 21, 28  May 5, 12

Barrie: Learning Centre, Barrie, 320 Bayfield Street, Bayfield Mall (Highway 400 and Bayfield Street)
Bradford: Learning Centre, Bradford, 157 Holland Street East, Suite 200, 2nd floor


There is no charge for this program; however, we must have a minimum number of students per language in order to offer the class.  Most classes fill quickly and are established on a first come, first served basis.


If you are a high school student interested in volunteering with the International Language Program, submit a resume and cover letter to Amanda Hickling at Please specify the proficiency in the language that you are interested in helping with. A reference from your school will be required. We thank all applicants; however, only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Registration for 2017-2018 International Languages Program

Please use this registration form if your child is a SCDSB student or a returning student. To complete your registration, take the completed form to your local Learning Centre along with a piece of government issued ID.