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Western School Division, Morden, Manitoba

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District Mission/Goals for International Program

Western School Division (WSD) has been hosting international students in two schools since 2001. Having students from other countries enriches the learning environment at school and life in the community.

District Profile

Type:  Public
District School Population:  1,650
# International Students:  20
# of SchoolsGrades
Elementary2K - Gr. 4
Middle15 - 8
Secondary19 - 12

Accreditation

Manitoba Education, Citizenship and Youth

School Profiles

District Schools Accepting International Students

# of SchoolsGrades# International StudentsClass SizeInstruction (hrs/wk)
Middle15 - 8102627.5
Secondary19 - 12102627.5

District Support for International Students

International Student Programs

 International Student ProgramsActivities, Events, and Field Trips (Day, Weekend, Semester Break Trips)
 International Student ProgramsOrientation Programs

Accommodation for International Students

 Accommodation for International StudentsHomestay Provided by District

Language Support for International Students

 Language Support for International StudentsLanguage Classes During Study Programs
 Language Support for International StudentsLanguage Testing and Placement

Secondary Schools

About the Secondary School International Program

Western School Division is able to provide the best of both worlds - the safety of small town living and access to an urban setting. The local services are extensive. Winnipeg, only an hour's drive on an excellent highway, provides opportunities for provincial, national, and international activities.

Secondary School Highlights

  • Excellent academic, technological, athletic, arts and social components within the school programs

Secondary School Program Options

  • Advanced Placement Courses
  • English Language Courses
  • Fine & Performing Arts Programs
  • French Language Courses
  • Homestay Programs
  • Short Term High School Experience (Semester)
  • Sports Academies (Hockey, Soccer & More)
  • University Preparation Programs
  • Vocational/Trade Programs

Consideration for Secondary School Admission

Academic Grades in Country of Origin:
 Academic Grades in Country of Origin High Priority
Reference from School Principal or Official:
 Reference from School Principal or OfficialRequired
English Language Proficiency:
 English Language ProficiencyIntermediate
Preference Given to Religious Affiliation:
 Preference Given to Religious Affiliation Not Considered

Secondary School Tuition and Fees

Application Fee Application Fee (C$): 200
Rolling Varies Application Deadline: Continuous
Rolling Varies Application Notification of Acceptance: Varies
Total Cost of Program Total Cost of Program (excluding books): 10,000
Student Health Care Insurance Coverage Student Health Care Insurance Coverage:  Available Through District

Middle Schools

About the Middle School International Program

École Morden Middle School offers English and French Immersion instruction. They have excellent programs for athletics and the arts. Exploratory courses are offered at the grade 7 level and students have the choice of some options in grade 8. There are many extracurricular opportunities for the students.

Middle School Highlights

  • WSD offers a variety of programs with a middle school focus; dual track (English and French Immersion), English as Additional Language Classes, grade 7 exploratory courses, grade 8 electives, well-developed extracurricular activities, numerous arts and music performances, student conferences, guidance and excellent resource program, about 30 dedicated teachers and 28 support staff

Middle School Program Options

  • English Language Courses
  • French Language Courses
  • High School Preparation Courses
  • Homestay Programs
  • Outdoor Programs

Consideration for Middle School Admission

Academic Grades in Country of Origin:
 Academic Grades in Country of Origin Considered
Reference from School Principal or Official:
 Reference from School Principal or Official Required
English Language Proficiency:
 English Language Proficiency Intermidiate
Preference Given to Religious Affiliation:
 Preference Given to Religious Affiliation Not Considered

Middle School Tuition and Fees

Application Fee Application Fee (C$): 200
Rolling Varies Application Deadline: Continuous
Rolling Varies Application Notification of Acceptance: Varies
Total Cost of Program Total Cost of Program (excluding books): 10,000
Student Health Care Insurance Coverage Student Health Care Insurance Coverage:  Available Through District