The Ontario government recently announced that the provincial Health and Physical Education curriculum from 1998 will replace the revised curriculum implemented in 2015.

While we await the next steps from the Ministry of Education, we want to assure our school communities that the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) is committed to student well-being and achievement in a safe and caring environment.

The LKDSB believes that a safe and caring learning environment is strengthened by embracing diversity, and respecting self, others and the world around us.

We remain fully committed to providing an equitable and inclusive learning environment for all students, families and staff, including our LGBTQ+ community.

In addition, we have a responsibility, under the Human Rights Code, the Education Act, and the LKDSB’s policies and procedures to continue to create safe and accepting environments for all students as we focus on our mission of Fostering Success for Every Student Every Day.

Elizabeth Hudie, Chair & Jim Costello, Director
Lambton-Kent District School Board

* Editor’s note: This letter was addressed to parents and guardians and posted on the school board website.