Bullying Prevention & Safe Schools

The Halton Catholic District School Board is committed to providing safe, healthy and inclusive learning environments that foster positive peer dynamics and relationships where all students feel accepted. We recognize that all people are created equal, in the image of God, each with inimitable characteristics deserving of dignity.

HCDSB Students Raising Their Voices Against Bullying

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‘Best Original Poster’ of the Give Respect, Get Respect Contest, created by Tina Hoang, a student at St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Secondary School.

On Tuesday, March 24, 2015, HCDSB announced the system winners of the 2014-2015 Give Respect Get Respect Campaign at the HCDSB Bullying Prevention Gala.

The gala, hosted by the Board’s three Student Trustees, was the culmination of the Board’s 2014-2015 system-wide Give Respect, Get Respect campaign that began in November, 2014 to raise awareness surrounding bullying prevention and intervention.



Tell Them From Me (TTFM) Student Survey

The following chart delineates the results we gathered from the Tell Them From Me (TTFM) Student Survey with respect to students feeling safe attending school. 90% of HCDSB students in Grade 4 through 6 reported feeling safe at their school (Canadian norm is 86%). 90% of HCDSB students in Grade 7 through 12 reported feeling safe at school (Canadian norm is 85%).

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The next chart reflects the number of students who reported on the TTFM Student Survey that they are subjected to physical, social, or verbal bullying, or cyberbullying.

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