Teaching Sexual Health

 

The Ministry of Education requires that Ontario students be provided with growth and development education focusing on an understanding of sexuality; including sexual development, reproductive health, interpersonal relationships, affection, abstinence, body image, gender roles, and the development of attitudes, beliefs, and values related to identity and relationships. This curriculum expectation is found in the Health and Physical Education Curriculum for grades 1 through 10 (see links below).

Grades 1-8 Health and Physical Education Curriculum

Grades 9 & 10 Health and Physical Education Curriculum

Healthy Relationships and Consent

Online Safety and Sexting

 

An objective of the Grey Bruce Health Unit is to support educators in the implementation of the sexual health components of the curriculum by providing resources to assist and enhance their teaching plans. Refer to the following sexual health resources and call 519-376-9420 extension 1256 for more information.

 

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