La Découverte, Ao Tawhiti, Christchurch
CHRISTCHURCH’S FRENCH-ENGLISH BILINGUAL PRIMARY SCHOOL
A joint initiative between FRENZ School Inc. and Ao Tawhiti Unlimited
Is bilingual learning right for your child?
What the research Says
Bilingualism has positive and lasting effects
on brain function and memory
Academic achievement for bilingual
children is typically better than their
Learning more than a language
Bilingualism also provides a wide range of
other social, cultural, employment, and
In the FRENZ bilingual unit your child will
develop a lasting bond with the language, the
culture and other bilingual children.
Give your child the best possible
start. Open up their World!
« Voici une chance unique d’offrir
une éducation bilingue à vos
enfants dans une école publique
néo-zélandaise non zonée »
Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery School
The school is a special character and innovative school with flexible learning methods that blend themselves well to bilingual learning. It is composite, co-educational and zoned for all of
Currently split into 2 locations (for Y1-6 & Y7-10) with the primary school located in Aidanfield, on the edge of the Canterbury Agricultural Park.
There are plans to relocate back into the CBD in the near future.
The main benefits of the school are:
child, parents and learning advisor
There are many opportunities for ‘real life, hands on’ learning. Parents are highly involved in the children’s learning and school activities.
Children are encouraged to lead learning for others (everyone's a teacher)
Mixed age levels allow children to remain in peer groups even if they don't fit academically