foreign language club


WES PTO is pleased to offer its Foreign Language Club for Wallingford Elementary School VIRTUALLY this fall for students in grades 1-5. The WES Foreign Language Club is an extra-curricular, after-school program designed to open students’ minds to new languages and new ways of thinking. Students experience language hand-in-hand with lessons about history, holidays, and even day-to-day life in new cultures. We look forward to having your children join us on this journey!

WES Foreign Language Club is open to all WES students in Grades 1-5.

All classes will take place after school VIRTUALLY on Zoom.  This session, classes will be offered on various afternoons and at different times.  Please double check that your student is available at the time the class is offered.

Offerings are as follows:

  • Spanish 1: Thursdays at 4:15 pm

  • Spanish 1: Thursday at 5:15 pm 

    • This class is for all grade level students who want to explore the Spanish language and learn basic vocabulary and structures.

  • Spanish 2:  Tuesdays at 4:15 pm

    • This class is for 2nd and 3rd graders who were in the program last year

  • Spanish 3:  Wednesdays at 5:15 pm

    • This class is for 4th and 5th graders who have previous experience in the program

  • German 1:  Tuesdays at 4:15 pm 

    • This class is an introduction to the German language for all grade levels

  • Mandarin 1: Wednesdays at 4:15 pm 

    • This class is an introduction to the Mandarin language for all grade levels

  • Mandarin 2:  Wednesdays at 5:15 pm 

    • This is an advanced class for students at any grade level who have previously taken a Mandarin class     

Session Dates:  Week of 9/27/2021 - Week of 12/6/2021 (10 classes total)
Class 1: Week of 9/27
Class 2: Week of 10/4
Class 3: Week of 10/11
Class 4: Week of 10/18
Class 5: Week of 10/25
Class 6: Week of 11/1
Class 7: Week of 11/8
Class 8: Week of 11/15
Class 9: Week of 11/29
Class 10: Week of 12/6

Our class size is limited to what our WES teachers believe is best for students on a virtual platform.



Tuition for the 10 week session will be $155 ($15.50/class) and need-based scholarships are available. Please complete this online survey and our school counselor, Eryka Weaver, will be in touch with more information about our scholarships.