Burnaby French Language Preschool Open House & Registration
Saturday September 12
10am to 1pm
6060B Marlborough Ave, Burnaby, BC
(portable on the Marlborough Elementary School Grounds facing Sanders St.)
Interested in French Immersion for your little one? Learn more at our Open House and Registration event! Come meet our teachers, explore our classroom and chat with current parents. Light refreshments and kids activities will be available. We still have spaces for the 2015-2016 school year.
The Burnaby French Language Preschool recognizes the immense value of play in fostering a young child’s development and the benefits of learning through play. It also strongly encourages the involvement of parents in their children’s preschool experiences. The overall objective of this preschool is to provide a happy, safe and stimulating play and social environment for young preschoolers to experience the joys of a creative childhood while developing their self-confidence as well as an increasing awareness and familiarization with the use of the French Language at a young age.
In July of 1975, a group of interested parents incorporated a society under the name Burnaby French Language Playschool. The aim of the society is to provide children with stimulating experiences and to introduce them to the French Language. In 2013 the board changed the name to Burnaby French Language Preschool.
The preschool experience introduces French vocabulary and encourages learning through music, dance, free play, painting, arts, puppetry, storytelling, sand and water play. Community visits help children understand the world around them. Weather permitting the children partake in an outdoor activity session at the playground.
French is the language spoken by the teachers, while the children communicate in English and advance to spoken French as they feel comfortable. Early comprehension in French is achieved by limiting class size. Teachers are required to have a high standard of training and to enjoy working with children. Parents are encouraged to visit and talk with the teachers who are available for parent/teacher interviews on request.
3 year-old classes
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Morning Class: 9:15 to 11:30am
Afternoon Class*: 12:45 to 3:00pm
*3 year-old afternoon class is only available when there is sufficient demand and the morning class is full.
4 year-old classes
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Morning class: 9:15 to 11:30am
Afternoon class: 12:45 to 3:00pm