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Dear Parents:

Welcome to French à la maison! We are excited to be launching this website in the hopes that it provides information and support for FSL learners of all ages and aptitudes. This resource is a fun way to engage and support your child in their FSL learning journey.

One of the most common statements made by parents of FSL learners is “I don’t speak French so I can’t help!”. Your continued encouragement of the language is already helping them to realize the importance of learning French. Your positive attitude toward French language learning has a direct impact on your child’s outlook.

French à la maison is meant to support and extend the learning that is already happening in your child’s classroom. This is a chance for your child to have additional interactive and engaging French opportunities.

Additionally, we want to ensure that as a parent you are engaged and informed. Attached below are some links to some parental organizations.

There are also some resources that might be helpful

Supporting Your Child’s Success in French Immersion and Extended French, Kindergarten to Grade 8, A Parent Guide (PDF)

Special thanks to our dedicated team on this project:

  • Tricia Renaud, FSL Coordinator
  • Sylvie Arcand-Horner, FSL Educator
  • Sarah Surtees, FSL Educator
  • Julie Amendola, FSL Educator
  • Natasha Hamelin, FSL Educator
  • Peter Anello, Technology Educator


This site was created by the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board and was made possible through the financial support of the Ontario Ministry of Education and the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage.