Programs & InitiativesMay 21, 2021
Both the Multi-age English and French Immersion programs employ a wide variety of classroom strategies which include cooperative learning, direct instruction, and activity based or hands-on experiences. Other strategies determined by the needs of individual students are also used at École Riverview School.
Combined classrooms consisting of two grade levels.
Single or combined classrooms consisting of two grade levels.
Students normally stay with the same teacher for two years.
Students may or may not stay with the same teacher for two years.
Students receive approximately 100 minutes of Basic French per six day cycle.
Students receive approximately one hour of English Language Arts instruction per day.
All classroom subjects are taught in English.
All classroom subjects are taught in French (excluding Music and ELA, and partially excluding Phys.-Ed.).
*Parents are strongly encouraged to participate in the classroom program.
Participation in classroom programs may include:
- Volunteering in the classroom and on field trips.
- Acting as researchers and/or resource people to provide enrichment in arts, music, computer activities, cooking and health, etc., in co-operation with the teacher.
- Maintenance of the classroom and gathering and preparing materials.
- Assisting at school and classroom events.
All parents are encouraged to show a genuine interest and support for classroom programming, including reinforcement of program activities in the home.