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Ontario Curriculum Grades 1-8: Health and Physical Education - Parent Fact Sheet

October 23, 2018
In August 2018, the Government of Ontario announced that the current 2015 Elementary Health and
Physical Education (HPE) curriculum would re-vert to the 2010 HPE curriculum with the 1998 Growth and Development strand. This curriculum was re-issued as “The Ontario Curriculum Grades 1 – 8: Health and Physical Education Interim Edition Re-issued 2018” for all school boards to use starting September 2018.

The Durham District School Board created a Guide to the Ontario Curriculum Grades 1-8 Ontario Health and Physical Education Interim Edition -  please click on the attachment below to view the Parent Fact Sheet and follow the link to the review the guide.
  • Any parents or guardians wishing to contribute comments, will have the opportunity to share their input with the government during the consultation process, the consultation closing date is December 15, 2018

  • To access the consultation website, please click on this link: Consultation: Education in Ontario 

  • Find out more information about how you can participate in a telephone town hall in your region

  • If you have any questions about the content of the curriculum, please contact the Ministry of Education at 416 325-6870


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