Welcome to École Sainte-Catherine!
Welcome to our website, from all of us, administrators and teachers at École Sainte-Catherine! We have a very passionate team that is ready to provide your children with unforgettable experiences, as well as a differentiated education in a school where respect and safety come first. We are thrilled to welcome your child into our school, which is an inclusive environment that everybody can enjoy.
Enjoy the tour!
We are more than a school, we are a family. We grow together, we make friends and we build our own future. We value the self-development of our children and want them to thrive and get a healthy future that will also be full of opportunities.
At École Sainte-Catherine, we learn French in an environment that is inclusive, exciting and collaborative.
Located in the heart of the community of Lac La Biche, amongst the lakes and the trees, our school opened its doors in 2014 and now offers a French-speaking environment for students from Kindergarten to Grade 4. Our students improve our learning environment every day. Our staff is of superior quality and possesses several years of experience in a school setting.
Questions and answers!
Learning French in an inclusive, stimulating
and collaborative environment!
We have the success of our students at heart! We have a passionate team ready to provide memorable experiences for every student.
My roots lead to my future!
Dedicated staff members
Families who chose Truly Bilingual Education for their children
News and Events
J’aime l’école Sainte-Catherine parce qu’il y a de l’Éducation physique et des sorties de patinage. On écoute aussi de la musique française au dîner.
Plein de beaux défis!
J’aime aller à l’école Sainte-Catherine parce que ça me donne plein de beaux défis. J’aime mes cours d’éducation physique et de mathématiques. J’aime lire, parler en français et faire de l’écoute de la lecture (Boukili).
J’aime mon école!
J’aime mon école parce que j’ai beaucoup d’amis ici. J’aime être le chef et m’assoir sur le tapis.
Témoignage d’une élève
J’aime apprendre des nouvelles choses en français!
Questions and answers
The school provides an inclusive and differentiated program to answer the francization needs of each child or student, from preschool to Grade 12. The resource that we use for assessment, support and follow-up is called “Seuil repères’’ and is published by Alberta Education.
The school must teach the same programs as all the English language schools. Starting in 3rd Grade, students have to attend English classes, as prescribed by the Ministry. Students who do not speak English can benefit from the same differentiated services as the students needing francization. We use the “Proficiency Benchmarks “, as prescribed by the Ministry, for assessing and following-up in English as a second language.
Parents are always welcome at the school. Even if you do not speak French, you will have many opportunities to get involved in the life of the school. Parents are encouraged to give their name if they wish to volunteer and they will be assigned to appropriate activities according to their level of proficiency, in the language of their choice.
The school supports the education of students who have different learning needs. The school provides professional assessments and testing starting in early childhood. Personalized action plans are developed in collaboration with the parents, including the necessary programs and support for these students according to their needs.