PROGRAMS AVAILABLE IN OUR SCHOOL

East Hill Elementary School

East Hill has many special programs and extra-curricular activities offered to its students:

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

French Immersion Program

Starting in Pre-kindergarten until Grade 2, our students have all of their subjects in French with the exception of English Language Arts at the Grade 1 & Grade 2 (2022-23) level.  The program aims at developing the mastery of French literacy, numeracy and provides early exposure to the French language and culture.

From Grade 3 to Grade 6, students follow a bilingual program where they receive half of their instruction in French and the other half in English.

Media and Technology

This program provides our students with 21st Century Skills such as creativity, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration as well as increasing Digital Literacy Skills. The program is designed to progress from a general overview of how to operate media devices to a specific examination of the different forms of media including computer programming (Coding), Robotics (offered at lunch time) as well as becoming familiar with the etiquette and ethics of Internet (Internet Safety & Cyber bullying).

Italian Program

Children shall be offered integrated Italian instruction to acquire interpersonal communication skills in a third language.  They will discover and foster appreciation for the Italian cultural heritage, as well as to develop language proficiency which in turn, will improve their performance in other subjects.

Resource

Through an integrated remedial program, the focus is on the students' strengths as well as their areas for improvement. Certain students might benefit from an Individualized Educational Plan, which is developed to identify students’ needs and outline their individual goals and objectives.

Physical Education and Health

Children shall be motivated and encouraged to become health-conscious individuals. They will become well informed on body awareness and taught the importance of physical fitness and good nutrition as key components of a healthy lifestyle.

 

Music Program

Our music program fosters creativity and favors teamwork.  Students explore basic music theory and notation.  Students learn to appreciate and sing several styles of music and are exposed to basic performance techniques.  They also explore the recorder, world drumming and keyboard pianos.