Module de l’Acadie’s School Profile
Module de l’Acadie opened in September of 1994. Located within Frontenac Secondary School, Module de l'Acadie is a dual-track French Immersion unit with an enrolment of approximately 100 grade 7 and 8 students. We provide late immersion programming for students who have been in Core/Extended French and early immersion for those who have been in French immersion since kindergarten or grade 1. Our rotary timetable allows teachers to specialize in specific subject areas and provides students with a smooth transition into high school.
Our feeder schools include J.R. Henderson P.S., Bayridge P.S., Welborne P.S., Cataraqui Woods Elementary School,
Lancaster Drive P.S., R. G. Sinclair P.S., Truedell P.S., Amherstview P.S., Fairfield P.S., Holsgrove P.S., and Collins Bay P.S.
What does Module de l’Acadie offer students?
- full implementation of the Grade 7 and 8 Ontario Curriculum
- climate that values good work and academic success. The school’s Code of Behaviour and Progressive Discipline program provide a useful guideline for students and helps maintain this climate.
-a French immersion experience in which Français, Mathématiques, Histoire, Géographie, Education physique, Musique, les Arts visuels and les Arts dramatiques are taught in French
-an English Language Arts program and Science & Technology and Health all taught in English
-a rotary timetable which allows for specialized teachers
-the opportunity to begin and/or continue developing the knowledge and understanding of French cultures through our integrative and constructivists approaches
-the opportunity to gain fluency in a second language and to continue perfecting it by taking courses at Frontenac Secondary School and beyond
-the opportunity to engage in a variety of authentic and integrated learning experiences in the Arts, in Science and Technology, and in Social Studies
- computers with internet access
-the use of secondary school facilities and the opportunity for a smooth transition to secondary school
-the opportunity to participate in numerous extra-curricular activities such as athletics (cross-country, volleyball, basketball, track and field, that compete at the District Level), student government, yearbook committee, the environmental
club, chess team and drama club.
-the opportunity to participate in extensive out-of-school learning opportunities including
- St-Donat ski trip(Grade 8)
- performances, competitions, and presentations
- the outdoor education facilities and staff at the Gould Lake Centre
- SEEDS (enrichment program offered by Queen’s University)
- Science Fair
- Heritage Fair
- swimming at community pools
- skating at local arenas
- curling at the Royal Kingston Curling Club
We work with numerous Partners in Learning including Frontenac Secondary School, Queen’s University,, KFL&A Health Unit, Prevention Awareness for Life team, Perspectives team, DuPont, Kingston and Area School to Employment Council, Ontario Arts Council, and the Limestone Learning Foundation.
We also offer an instrumental music program. Acadie students choose an instrument, learn to play it and become members of our band/orchestra. Skills learned by the students should leave them well-prepared for the award-winning music program at Frontenac Secondary School
We provide an opportunity to
develop time-management and organizational skills. Each student at Acadie has a specially designed daily planner/agenda. The agenda also facilitates communication between home and school.
Our location within Frontenac Secondary School provides students with access to:-
- a full gymnasium for gym classes, sports tournaments, and dances
- the drama room for various activities
- the cafeteria for lunch
- the resource centre- FSS personnel and student expertise (i.e., peer-coaches, peer-tutors,