Dr. Knox middle school will be the site of a new Grade 7 French Immersion program in 2017.

School board announces new French Immersion plan

Central Okanagan Public Schools moves Kelowna French Immersion kids to new school starting in 2017

Dr. Knox Middle School in Kelowna will be home to a Grade 7 French Immersion program beginning at the start of the 2017 school session.

School board trustees approved the move on Wednesday at its public board meeting after a lengthy review of the French Immersion program, which had been bursting at the seams at its current schools.

Effective September 2017, students currently enrolled in Grade 6 French Immersion at École Glenmore Elementary and École Peter Greer Elementary will transfer to a new Grade 7 French Immersion program at Dr. Knox.

The Board of Education also agreed that in September 2017 students currently registered in the Grade 6 English program at A.S. Matheson Elementary School will move on to the Grade 7 English program at KLO Middle School.

These decisions follow a comprehensive review of the School District’s French Immersion program.

It is expected that other changes will be considered in the future in order to bring long-term stability to French Immersion programs and schools throughout the District.

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