French Immersion

Junior High School Program of Study: Building a Solid Foundation.
West Island College offers the students of its Junior School a choice of programs of study.

Junior School French Immersion

Immersion Studies 

This curriculum is designed for students who, during their elementary school education, opted for French immersion studies.

In following this curriculum, students have the opportunity to earn a Bilingual High School Diploma upon graduation. Approximately 60% of the instruction in this program is in French.

Dual Language Option

Dual Language
Option (D)​

Students in this group continue to take all their courses in English but have five periods a week of either French or Spanish language instruction.

It is anticipated that they will also complete Grade 12 French or Spanish while in Grade 10.

French Immersion/Dual Languages
Bilingual Diploma

Programs of Study

Core Programs: Grades 7 – 9



Social Studies/Études Sociales

Physical Education

Health and Personal Life Skills



Options and Explorations

Grade 7Grade 8Grade 9
BandBandSenior Band
CodingActive Living
Business & Technology

Setting Students on the Right Path

Complementary options have been selected with the objective of offering students a complete and comprehensive introduction to disciplines which help to enhance and supplement the Core Program. The objective of the Options and Explorations Program is for Junior High students to be introduced to a wide variety of age-appropriate learning opportunities that will benefit them both today and later in life. The program is experiential in nature with a focus on culture, personal development, physical activity, health and wellness.

Student Services

It is the mission of West Island College’s Student Services to foster physical, emotional and academic well-being through learning and personal education planning. The academic and personal supports offered at WIC continue the College’s tradition of learning beyond traditional curricular lines establishing the support networks and skills necessary to help students reach their full potential.

WIC Student Support Services Include:

  • Academic Counselling
  • Exam Accommodations
  • Learning Strategist
  • Math Central
  • myBlueprint
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Peer Support
  • Personal Counselling
  • Post-Secondary Advising
  • Student Success Centre
  • Teacher Advisor (TA) program

Our team endeavours to provide a holistic and integrated approach in response to the needs of our students while keeping with the College’s mission – to develop healthy habits of the heart and mind for a life of purpose and service – foremost in our minds.