Want to Learn Punjabi, Polish, or Mandarin?

Mandarin Language Classes Poster.docxThe following international language classes are being offered via the online format in the 2020-2021 school year. Once teachers are available for these courses, students will be contacted by the assigned teacher.

PLEASE NOTE: Currently only Punjabi and Mandarin language instruction is taking place.

Punjabi Secondary Credit Class

  • Students will earn a secondary school credit equal to a school grade 10, 11 or 12.
    (Saturday mornings - 3 hours)

Polish Elementary

  • Open to grades 1 to grade 8 elementary students currently registered in a public-funded or private school
    (Monday evenings - 2.5 hours). 
  • Please note that this language is currently not being taught but if you have a child who is interested, please send in an Elementary Registration form below.

Punjabi Elementary

  • Open to grades 1 to 8 elementary students currently registered in a public-funded or private school
    (Saturday mornings - 2.5 hours)

Mandarin Elementary

  • Open to Grades 1 to 8 elementary students currently registered in a public-funded or private school  New This Year - Mandarin Language Classes
    (Saturday mornings - 2.5 hours).
  • This class will begin March 6, 2021.  Please send in an Elementary Registration form below.



  • To register for the Punjabi Secondary Credit Class, please complete this form:
    Punjabi Credit Registration 2020-2021
  • To register for any of the elementary language classes, please complete this form:
    International Languages Elementary Registration

Students registering for the first time require Proof of Birth and Citizenship to be submitted with registration - proof could be one of the following:

  • a Canadian Birth Certificate or Baptismal Certificate
  • a Canadian Passport (not a Canada Visa within a passport)
  • Canadian Citizenship Card
  • Confirmation of Permanent Residence Form 5292 or IMM100 (verified with a passport)
  • Permanent Resident Card

All registration forms are to be sent to: carolyn.kelley@granderie.ca


International Languages

Program Information

  • Offers children the opportunity to develop and/or maintain the ability to speak, listen, read and write a new language, or in the language of their heritage.
  • Enhances students’ connection with their heritage.
  • Improves communication skills in their language of choice.
  • Strengthens cognitive development through the knowledge of an additional language.
  • Provides opportunities to learn and experience another culture.
  • Languages offered: Arabic, Polish, Punjabi, Mandarin.

Important Notes

  • Elementary language program for students attending school, from grades 1 to 8 in September 2020 using the online format. Note: Kindergarten students will not be offered classes until in-person learning resumes.
  • Credit Classes for those entering grade 9 to 12 in September 2020.
  • Students with all levels of language proficiency are welcome.
  • Students need to be committed to learning and improving their skills. Good attitude, behaviour and consistent engagement are expected of every student.
  • For further information, contact Carolyn Kelley at 519-753-6079, #277012.