Schools Closed to Students

The Ministry of Education has announced that all schools will remain closed to students beginning April 19. Please do not send your child to school. Remote learning will continue during this closure.

International and Indigenous Languages - Elementary Programs

Students in Senior Kindergarten to Grade 8 can learn to read, write and speak a new language or maintain their heritage language. More than 20 different language courses are available.

All elementary weekday classes will begin at 6:00 pm and end at 8:30 pm.

All elementary Saturday classes will begin at 9:30 am and end at 12:00 pm.

Classes take place: once a week, for 2.5 hours, for 25 classes, between September and June.

Elementary school-aged children (SK to Grade 8). Students must be age 5 before December 31 (proof of age is required).

Due to the pandemic, there will be no in-person registration.

Complete the PDF (fillable) Elementary Paper Regis​tration Form  and email the completed form to international.languages@yrdsb.ca. You will be contacted if additional documentation is required.

For non-YRDSB students, please complete and submit a Proof of Pupil Eligibility Form​ with your registration.

If you require assistance please contact our office at international.languages@yrdsb.ca.

Please note: consumable fees will be collected when schools re-open and normal in class language instruction resumes.

​Free program funded by the Ontario Ministry of Education

​A $20.00 non-refundable, consumable and resource fee is due when schools re-open and normal in class language instruction resumes

Cheques must be made payable to International and Indigenous Languages Program

International fee-paying visa students are required to pay an additional $225 for registration, for a total of $245

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Day
Emily Carr S.S.Woodbridge  
Milliken Mills H.S.Unionville  
Richmond Hill H.S.Richmond Hill  
Sir William Mulock S.S.Newmarket  

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Class
Alexander Mackenzie H.S.Richmond Hill  
Bayview S.S.Richmond Hill  
Hodan Nalayeh S.S.Thornhill  
Markville S.S.Markham  
Markville S.S.Markham  
Middlefield C.I.Markham  
Milliken Mills H.S.Unionville  
Pierre Elliott Trudeau H.S.Markham  
Sir William Mulock S.S.Newmarket  
Stouffville D.S.S.Stouffville  
Tommy Douglas S.S.Woodbridge  
Unionville H.S.Unionville  

LocatioCityRegistrationFirst Class
Richmond Hill H.S.Richmond Hill  

*Program to be determined. Please contact international.languages@yrdsb.ca regarding registration information.

LocationCityRegsitrationFirst Class
Emily Carr S.S.Woodbridge  
Richmond Hill H.S.Richmond Hill  

 

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Class
Alexander Mackenzie H.S.Richmond Hill  
Dr. Bette Stephenson CFLRichmond Hill  
Emily Carr S.S.Woodbridge  
Richmond Hill H.S.Richmond Hill  
Sir William Mulock S.S.Newmarket  
Thornhill S.S.Thornhill  
Thornlea S.S.Thornhill  

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Class
Hodan Nalayeh S.S.Thornhill  

 

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Class
Sir William Mulock S.S.Newmarket  

 

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Class
Alexander Mackenzie H.S.Richmond Hill  
Sir William Mulock S.S.Newmarket  
Stouffville D.S.S.Stouffville  
Unionville H.S.Unionville  

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Class
Bur Oak S.S.Markham  
Cedarwood P.S.Markham  
Stephen Lewis S.S.Thornhill  

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Class
Stephen Lewis S.S.Thornhill  
Thornhill S.S.Thornhill  

 

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Class
Emily Carr S.S.Woodbridge  
Hodan Nalayeh S.S.Thornhill  
Middlefield C.I.Markham  
Milliken Mills H.S.Unionville  
Sir William Mulock S.S.Newmarket  

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Class
Alexander Mackenzie H.S.Richmond Hill  
Emily Carr S.S.Woodbridge  
Hodan Nalayeh S.S.Thornhill  
Huron Heights S.S.Newmarket  
Middlefield C.I.Markham  

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Class
Huron Heights  S.S.Newmarket  
Thornlea S.S.Thornhill  
Unionville H.S.Unionville  

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Class
Alexander Mackenzie H.S.Richmond Hill  
Dr. Bette Stephenson CFLRichmond Hill  
Emily Carr S.S.Woodbridge  
Huron Heights S.S.Newmarket  
Sir William Mulock S.S.Newmarket  
Thornhill S.S.Thornhill  
Thornlea S.S.Thornhill  

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Class
Bur Oak S.S.Markham  

 

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Class
Unionville H.S.Unionville  

 

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Class
Alexander Mackenzie H.S.Richmond Hill  
Bayview S.S.Richmond Hill  
Bur Oak S.S.Markham  
Dr. Bette Stephenson CFLRichmond Hill  
Emily Carr S.S.Woodbridge  
Hodan Nalayeh S.S.Thornhill  
Huron Heights S.S.Newmarket  
Langstaff S.S.Richmond Hill  
Markville S.S.Markham  
Middlefield C.I.Markham  
Milliken Mills H.S.Unionville  
Newmarket H.S.Newmarket  
Pierre Elliott Trudeau H.S.Markham  
Richmond Hill H.S.Richmond Hill  
Stephen Lewis S.S.Thornhill  
Stouffville D.S.S.Stouffville  
Thornhill S.S.Thornhill  
Thornlea S.S.Thornhill  
Tommy Douglas S.S.Woodbridge  
Unionville H.S.Unionville  

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Class
Bayview S.S.Richmond Hill  
Hodan Nalayeh S.S.Thornhill  
Middlefield C.I.Markham  
Unionville H.S.Unionville  

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Class
Richmond Hill H.S.Richmond Hill  

 

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Day
Milliken Mills H.S.Unionville  
Tommy Douglas S.S.Woodbridge  

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Day
Alexander Mackenzie H.S.Richmond Hill  
Dr. Bette Stephenson CFLRichmond Hill  
Emily Carr S.S.Woodbridge  
Hodan Nalayeh S.S.Thornhill  
Huron Heights S.S.Newmarket  
Langstaff S.S.Richmond Hill  
Newmarket H.S.Newmarket  
Richmond Hill H.S.Richmond Hill  
Stephen Lewis S.S.Thornhill  

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Day
Langstaff S.S.Richmond Hill  

 

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Day
Emily Carr S.S.Woodbridge  
Hodan Nalayeh S.S.Thornhill  
Huron Heights S.S.Newmarket  
Middlefield C.I.Markham  
Richmond Hill H.S.Richmond Hill  
Sir William Mulock S.S.Newmarket  
Stephen Lewis S.S.Thornhill  
Stouffville D.S.S.Stouffville  
Thornhill S.S.Thornhill  

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Day
Bur Oak S.S.Markham  
Cedarwood P.S.Markham  
Middlefield C.I.Markham  
Newmarket H.S.Newmarket  
Richmond Hill H.S.Richmond Hill  
Stouffville D.S.S.Stouffville  
Tommy Douglas S.S.Woodbridge  

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Day
Emily Carr S.S.Woodbridge  

 

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Day
Huron Heights S.S.Newmarket  
Middlefield C.I.Markham  
Richmond Hill H.S.Richmond Hill  
Tommy Douglas S.S.Woodbridge  

LocationCityRegistrationFirst Day
Emily Carr S.S.Woodbridge  

 

A printable version of the international languages courses offered is available.

These programs will be offered subject to student enrollment and teacher/instructor availability. York Region District School Board reserves the right to cancel any program due to low enrollment and/or teacher/instructor availability.