Family Life Policy Documents Grades 1-8

Grades 1-8
Through the leadership of the Institute for Catholic Education, Ontario now has its first-ever Ontario Catholic Elementary Curriculum Policy Document Grades 1-8, Family Life. The Family Life Policy, as approved by the Assembly of Catholic Bishops of Ontario, provides clear guidelines for the teaching of Family Life and outlines the overall and specific expectations for each grade. The policy is aligned with the Fully Alive program.The policy is available here for download or it can be acquired from the ICE or CARFLEO websites:

To support the implementation of the new Family Life Policy a powerpoint and learning summaries has been developed through the dedicated work of Katharine Stevenson, Halton CDSB. Please feel free to download and use these materials as they are presented, acknowledging the source board: Halton CDSB.

Family Life Policy
Learning Summaries

The narrated Family Life Ed module, which can be viewed by teachers without the need of a facilitator, is now posted on YouTube and can be accessed at

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