SD20 offers an early partial-immersion, K-6 English-Russian Bilingual program. Kindergarten, grade 1 and grade 2 are hosted at Castlegar Primary School. Grades 3-7 are hosted at Twin Rivers Elementary School. The program is well-established and recognized Provincially, Nationally, and Internationally.
Kindergarten instruction is totally in Russian; grades 1-3 50% of instruction is in Russian and 50% is in English; grades 4-7, Russian constitutes 20% of the program (up to 1 hour per day).
Registration for this very popular program is held in early spring of each school year and is widely advertised in the local media. For more information, contact email@example.com or Twin Rivers Elementary School.
Russian as a second language program is an option available to learners in Castlegar area schools. This option allows students to continue with Russian language instruction beginning at the grade 5 level and extending to grade 12. Twin Rivers Elementary School and Stanley Humphries Secondary School hosts this language program. For further information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.