Multilingual Language Learners (MLL)
Please note our NEW LOCATION effective Jan. 8, 2024:
Grand Erie is dedicated to providing culturally responsive services and programs for Multilingual Language Learners (MLLs) that will improve the school experience and success for all English language learning students.
The Welcome Centre is a place where all new Multilingual Language Learners and First Nation, Métis, or Inuit students and their families are welcomed into the Grand Erie community. The Welcome Centre is located within the school.
To start the school registration process, families must make an appointment with the Welcome Centre. Use one of the following:
What happens at the Welcome Centre?
Meets with parents and guardians to provide newcomer families information on community services and resources.
Helps families connect with services and agencies that can offer assistance.
Who should contact the Welcome Centre?
Any student arriving from a country where the first language is other than English
Any student arriving from an English-speaking country (such as: United States, England, Australia or New Zealand) and has spent less than two years in an English language school system
What documents do I need for my orientation or assessment?
Proof of Immigration Status:
Provide one of the following documents:
Permanent Resident Card or Landing Card
Provide proof of each of the following:
Date of birth (Birth Certificate if a passport is not provided)
Proof of Immunization
Proof of Home Address
School Transcripts (if available)