Programs & Services - Programs of Choice - Overview

Programs of Choice – Overview

New Westminster Schools offers several programs of choice at a number of school sites. Entry into these programs is by application. These programs include Early and Late French Immersion, Montessori and the International Baccalaureate Program (NWSS). Other programs of choice and courses may be offered locally at NWSS. Please visit the school’s website to learn more about the courses offered at NWSS.

If you would like to learn more about Early French Immersion, Late French Immersion or Montessori, we offer Parent and Student information nights once a year. The dates for these events will be shared as they are set. In addition, more information is available by clicking the links to the left.

Application Procedure

Applications for Programs of Choice will no longer be accepted at the School Board Office reception. Applications for Programs of Choice will be available online January 15, 2018 (9 am) – February 10, 2018 (4 pm) for students starting Kindergarten or grade one in September 2018 for Early French Immersion and Montessori, and for students entering grade 6 in September 2018 for Late French Immersion. A separate application form is required for each child. Enrolment in the program is limited.

If you submitted an application prior to June 30, 2015 you will receive an email, in the year you applied for, confirming your application has already been received. For more information on items such as procedures, dates, and wait lists, please read our Programs of Choice Application Process.

Please email us when applying for entry in grades other than K, 1, and 6 (Late French Immersion only). For more information please contact us by email.


Parent Information Nights: November 2017/January 2018

Montessori Parent Information Presentation

Early French Immersion Parent Information Presentation

Late French Immersion Parent Information Presentation

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