Find sexual health resources for the classroom

Find sexual health resources for the classroom

Sexual health education is part of the physical and health education (PHE) curriculum. Yukon schools teach sexual education to students in:

  • Kindergarten to Grade 9; and
  • Planning and Careers 10.

To support with delivery of comprehensive sexual health education, we provide resources that:

  • create a respectful environment and safe classroom culture; and
  • have clear standards and guidelines for training and presentations.

To have a health promotion coordinator come to your classroom contact health.promotion@yukon.ca.

Educator resources and lesson plans

Kindergarten to Grade 3

Use this video with guides to cover these PHE learning standards:

  • names for parts of the body, including proper names for genitals and reproductive organs; and
  • the appropriate and inappropriate ways of being touched.

Grade 4

Use this guide to cover these PHE learning standards:

  • physical, emotional and social changes that occur during puberty, including those involving sexuality and sexual identity and changes to relationships; and
  • puberty (the changes that bodies go through).

Grade 5

Use this guide to cover these PHE learning standards:

  • physical, emotional and social changes that occur during puberty, including those involving sexuality and sexual identity and changes to relationships;
  • puberty (the changes that bodies go through).

Grade 6

Use this guide to cover these PHE learning standards:

  • explore and describe strategies for managing physical, emotional and social changes during puberty and adolescence;
  • practices that reduce the risk of contracting sexual transmitted infections and life-threatening communicable diseases; and
  • influences on individual identity, including sexual identity, gender, values and beliefs:
    • sexually transmitted infections, viruses and bacteria that make us sick;
    • sexual orientation;
    • gender identity;
    • consent.

Grade 7

Use this guide to cover these PHE learning standards:

  • explore and describe strategies for managing physical, emotional and social changes during puberty and adolescence;
  • practices that reduce the risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections and life-threatening communicable diseases;
  • influences on individual identity, including sexual identity, gender values and beliefs:
    • Sexually transmitted infections, viruses and bacteria that make us sick;
    • Sexual orientation;
    • Gender identity;
    • Consent.

Kindergarten to Grade 12

Use this guide to cover learning standards from Kindergarten to Grade 12.

Ask Us

Yukoners can email a sexual health and relationship question anytime to bettertoknow@yukon.ca,

or text (867) 332-6895,

or phone Monday to Friday
from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
1-800-SEX-SENSE
(1-800-739-7367)

Questions will be answered by OPT BC's Sexual Health Educators.