CCRSB now accepting applications for Early French Immersion & Middle French Immersion

Media Release: 
Thursday, December 8, 2016

The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board (CCRSB) is now accepting applications for students interested in enrolling in Early French Immersion, as well as Middle French Immersion (Pictou County only). The application deadline for both programs is February 3, 2017. Students do not need a background in French to find success in Early French Immersion or Middle French Immersion. 

Early French Immersion (Grade Primary entry) is offered at Truro Elementary School, AG Baillie Memorial School, Elmsdale District Elementary and Spring Street Academy. 

Information packages (including application forms) are available at all elementary schools, at each Family of Schools Office and at the CCRSB Central Office in Truro, as well as daycares throughout the CCRSB region. Information can also be downloaded by clicking here

Middle French Immersion (Grade 4 entry) is only available in Pictou County and is offered at AG Baillie Memorial School, Frank H. MacDonald Elementary School and West Pictou Consolidated School. 

Information packages (including application forms) are available at all elementary schools in Pictou County, at the Celtic Family of Schools Office and via the CCRSB website by clicking here

All planned Optional French Program information sessions for parents and guardians are on hold until further notice. Parents or guardians with questions should contact the French Program Services Department at 902-897-8965 or 1-800-770-0008 (toll-free in Nova Scotia).

Addresses for CCRSB offices:

  • CCRSB Central Office: 60 Lorne Street, Truro NS 
  • Celtic Family of Schools Office: 2561 Westville Road, Westville (serving Pictou County) 
  • Chignecto Family of Schools Office: 84 Church Street, Springhill (serving Cumberland County) 
  • Cobequid Family of Schools Office: 60 Lorne Street, Truro (serving north, west & east Colchester County) 
  • Nova Family of Schools Office: 224 Highway 214, Elmsdale (serving south Colchester County & the Municipality of East Hants)

The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board is comprised of 17 board members and 2,700 staff all striving to develop independent, lifelong learners in a student-centered environment, with high expectations for all. CCRSB serves almost 20,000 students from Primary to Grade 12, throughout the counties of Colchester, Cumberland and Pictou and the Municipality of East Hants.


For more information, contact: 

Debbie Buott-Matheson, Communications Manager  
Chignecto-Central Regional School Board

Office: 902-897-8911 
Cell: 902-956-8079 (@CCRSB_Official)