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International Languages After School Program

Learn A New Language for Free

Simcoe County District School Board proudly offers children in grades 1 through 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 through 8 are eligible to enrol in this program


Barrie: Arabic, Russian, Mandarin, Korean, German, Spanish, Tagalog, Farsi, Urdu

Bradford:  Arabic, Tamil, Urdu, Spanish, Russian, Mandarin, Dutch

If the language of your interest is not listed, please feel free to contact us at (705) 725-8360 ext. 45100

Class Schedule:

Saturday mornings from 9:00am to 11:30am starting September 17, 2016 

2016/2017 Class Dates:

Semester 1 - September 17, 24 Oct. 1, 15, 22, 29  Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26 Dec. 3, 10, 17

Semester 2 - Jan 14, 21, 28 Feb 4, 11, 25 Mar 4, 25 Apr 1, 8, 22, 29  May 6, 13


Barrie - Learning Centre, Barrie, 320 Bayfield Street, Bayfield Mall (Highway 400 and Bayfield Street).

Bradford - Learning Centre, Bradford, 157 Holland Street East, Suit 200, 2nd floor.



There is no charge for this program; however, we must attain 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 and interested in volunteering with the International Language Program a resume and cover letter must be submitted to Tatiana Khrystynko 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 2016-2017 International Languages Program

The registration for 2016-17 school year is now open. Please fill out the form and email it to or submit it to the Learning Centre in Barrie or Bradford.  

Parent Information - International Languages After School Program

  • Information Flyer 2016/2017

  • Class Schedule

  • Registration Form 2016-17

  • 2016/2017 Dates

  • Class Size

  • Cancellation of class due to Inclement Weather

  • Health Concerns

  • Student Code of Behaviour

  • Cancellation of Class

  • Parent Volunteers

  • Attendance and Punctuality

  • Fee

2016-2017 Reg Form

Click the link to access the registration form. Complete the form online, and email it as an attachment to or bring completed form to your Learning Centre location.

This program is available at the following locations: