What SOGI supports and resources are available for SD70 students?
Our schools will provide support for for 2SLGBTQIA+* youth in their school communities by focusing on integrated and inclusive activities. Students will be included and accommodated for in all extra-curricular activities regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, including support to set up a Gender and Sexuality Alliance or similar club if they wish. Schools also include specific references to discrimination on the basis of gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation in their Codes of Conduct.
Students are always supported by all members of the school community. If additional or specific SOGI supports are needed for your child, please speak to your child’s classroom teacher, school-based administrator, school counsellor, and/or inclusion support teacher.
*NOTE: 2SLGBTQIA+ is used to refer to two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, pansexual, non-binary et al.