School District No. 69 Qualicum
Preparing today’s learners for tomorrow’s world Instruisons nos jeunes pour le monde demain
Elementary Programs of Choice


Please Note:  Students MUST be registered at their catchment school prior to applying to a program of choice.

Primary Learning Community Program:  Multi-Age.  The PLC will meet the provincial curriculum while engaging in play-based learning, where concepts and subject areas will be embedded in themes, projects and activities stretching across the curriculum.  Learning will be facilitated through multi-age groupings which embed Indigenous knowledge and ways of being.  Registration is still open as there is still space available in the program for the 2022-2023 school year.  An application form is available below.   Please note - the plan is to move the program from the Craig Street Commons to Oceanside Elementary School.

View a video on Play-Based Learning HERE.

Science, Technology, Robotics, Engineering and Math ​(STREAM) Intermediate Program:  Grades 4 – 7.  The STREAM program is a comprehensive academic program that engages your child through the use of science and technology and encourages personalized learning and critical thinking across the entire curriculum.  By engaging your child's inherent passion for learning, the STREAM program encourages learning in a way that develops creative thought, independence, and critical thinking.  Our STREAM Makerspace provides an environment rich with possibilities, and the opportunity to connect and work on personally meaningful projects.  The program is located at Qualicum Beach Elementary School.​  The application process  begins on Monday, January 24 through to Friday, February 4th, 2022 ONLY.  

French Immersion:  Grades K – 12.  French Immersion is intended to develop fluency in French learning to functional bilingualism.  Students study in French while following the regular BC Curriculum Learning Standards.  The French Immersion Program for Grades K – 7 is located at École Oceanside Elementary School.  Kindergarten students must be registered at their catchment school and indicate that they wish to attend the French Immersion program. The French Immersion Program for Grades 8 – 12 is located at École Ballenas Secondary School.