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Academic Programs

In addition to teaching the Alberta Program of Studies from Kindergarten to Grade Six in both French and English, École Monsignor William Irwin School offers a variety of academic and co-curricular programs. The following are available to your child:

  • Emphasis on living Catholic core values and integrating these values in all programs
  • School-wide French and English balanced literacy designed to develop strong skills in both reading and writing
  • Enhanced math instruction including Math UP program and guided math groups
  • French as a Second Language for students in Grades 4-6 using authentic techniques such as storytelling, gestures, active collaboration, theatre, and repetition to engage student developing oral and written proficiency
  • English as a Second Language support is designed for new Canadians, or for students whose first language at home is that other than English and offered inclusively
  • Information and Communication Technologies are integrated into the core curriculum and enhanced with inquiry projects in the Makerspace, including coding and STEAM project learning
  • Emphasis on health and wellness by encouraging students to be active through daily wellness messages, physical activity, and extra/co-curricular activities 
  • School-wide PATHS kindergarten to grade 6 program that focuses on providing alternative thinking strategies and social-emotional learning

 All classrooms have a wide range of learners. Our goal is to assist students to achieve their full potential. We support all learners through the Collaborative Response Model (CRM) framework.

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