A Safe and Welcoming School Environment

Congratulations to the 2015-16 Premier's Awards for Accepting Schools award recipients! Thank you to everyone who nominated a safe and accepting schools team.

Ontario schools should be a place where everyone – children, students, staff, parents and the community – feels welcome, safe and respected. A safe, inclusive and accepting school environment is essential for student well-being and achievement.    

To foster and maintain an environment needed for children and students to succeed, the ministry’s work related to Safe and Accepting Schools includes a number of resources and supports:

Safe and Accepting Schools Policies – Full list of policies school boards must follow

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

Learn more about Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week.