WHAT IS THE COLLÈGE DE SAINTE-ANNE-DE-LA-POCATIÈRE?
The Collège de Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière is the 5 th oldest French high school in
North America and has always been a significant pillar of education.
• Our motto: Facere et docere (Do and teach)
• Our slogan: Forts et unis (Strong and United)
• Our mission: Enable our students to develop their talents and skills
Our institution is well-known throughout the province of Quebec for the high
quality of education it has always provided. In the Ministry of Education exams,
• Placed first in Eastern Quebec among all other educational institutions in the
past 5 years
• Showed a success rate of 98.6% and a general average of 80.5%
Our students are also offered a wide choice of specialised programs and
concentrations (Science, Art, Music, Sports, Leadership training, International
In order to assist international students’ preparation for the school year, our institution
offers them the opportunity to attend 2 non-mandatory preparatory programs:
• 5-week French immersion program (in the summer)
• 3-week school year preparation (after the 5-week summer program)
WHERE IS OUR COLLÈGE LOCATED?
The Collège de Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière is located off the banks of the
St. Lawrence River, less than 65 minutes from Quebec City, in the Frenchspeaking
province of Quebec, Canada. La Pocatière is a small town offering a great
variety of services such as a hospital and other medical centres, a shopping centre
and various shops, restaurants and recreational facilities, in a calm and secure
WHY CHOOSE OUR COLLÈGE?
Rich with more than 190 years of history, the Collège de Sainte-Anne-de-la-
Pocatière plays a significant role in its region and throughout the whole province of
Quebec as a leader in education. Having placed first in Eastern Quebec among all
other high schools, our institution has proven to be the best place to prepare for
post-secondary studies while providing an environment that is just as enriching
and stimulating as it is safe and secure.
Studying in our Collège means attending a school committed to the success of its
students while being supervised by competent, available and dedicated teachers.
International students will most certainly be enchanted by our high-class residency
offering WI-FI access in newly-renovated and modern accommodations located
inside the school.
WHO CAN APPLY?
Our French High School Studies Program is intended for students aged 12 and
over (grades 7 to 11), regardless of their French proficiency.
WHEN DOES THE SCHOOL YEAR TAKE PLACE?
5-week summer program 2019: July 1 st to August 2 nd
3-week school year preparation 2019: August 5 th to 23 rd
Fall semester 2019: August 26 th to December 20 th
Winter semester 2020: January 7 th to June 19 th
HOW TO REGISTER
To register, please contact us:
Director of the French Immersion School
Telephone: 1 418 856-3012, extension 245
high school studies
French Immersion School
Telephone: 1 418 856-3012, extension 341
100, 4 e Avenue Painchaud - La Pocatière (Québec) G0R 1Z0 • 1 418 856-3012
firstname.lastname@example.org • frenchimmersionschool.ca
French high school studies
All international students are welcome to enroll in the Collège de Sainte-Anne-dela-Pocatière
for French High School Studies, regardless of their French language
proficiency. Whether it be for one semester or for the whole school year, our
Collège offers francisation lessons to students who wish to join our local students
in order to follow our regular French High School curriculum in French. Moreover,
this program could lead students to get a high-school diploma – under certain
conditions – and obtain the possibility of attending university or other educational
Our institution offers a 43-week French High School Studies Program which
allows all international students (from beginners to high advanced) to improve their
language proficiency and to attend regular French classes.
Furthermore, international students are offered 2 extra non-mandatory
preparatory programs in order to be fully equipped for the school year!
• Summer French Immersion Program (5 weeks – non-mandatory)
5-week summer program offering 90 hours of communication-oriented French
classes (in all levels) along with a great deal of workshops, activities and
• School year preparation (3 weeks – non-mandatory)
A 3-week program offering 50 hours of academically-oriented French
classes (in all levels) which help students prepare for the regular school year.
Extracurricular activities and excursions are also included.
In addition, our Collège offers optional programs and a great variety of
extracurricular activities from which students are welcome to choose should they
wish to develop their skills or uncover their talents.
Choosing the French High School Studies Program of the Collège de Sainte-Annede-la-Pocatière
is choosing to discover a fascinating culture and meet great people
while studying in a reputed school and opening the doors to a bright future.