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Sexual Health Letter Gr 8

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Sexual Health Letter Gr 8
by Taylor Musgrave - Thursday, 11 February 2021, 8:50 AM


February 11th, 2021

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Please be aware of the upcoming virtual sessions offered for each Grade 8 homeroom class with Jennifer Gibson, a trained facilitator from Island Sexual Health. These lessons will address various Learning Outcomes as outlined in the Grade 8 Physical and Health Education curriculum. 

As part of this curriculum, students will be participating in two sessions on the following topics:

  • Healthy relationships and sexual decision making on February 16th and 17th, and;

  • The STI/safer sex methods on April 27th and 28th.

Content will include

  • Healthy sexual decision making

  • Sources of health information

  • Potential short-term and long-term consequences of health decisions

  • Influences of physical, emotional, and social changes on identities and relationships

If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact your child’s homeroom teacher or Aaron Bailey, ROMS counsellor at