Ontario CATHOLIC school GRADUATE EXPECTATIONS
Elementary Wording From I.C.E. Website:
I AM A BELIEVER!
I believe that God is an awesome God
I believe in and have faith in God
I believe that God is always with us
I believe that we can talk to God anytime and anywhere, through prayer
I believe in the stories in the bible
I believe in the stories of Jesus’ life, death and resurrection
I believe in the Church community, in celebrating Mass and in the Seven Sacraments
I believe in forgiveness
Because I am a believer, I will live my life like Jesus.
I HAVE A VOICE!
I speak, write and listen as Jesus would want me to
I care about others and speak up for them
I am honest
I think carefully before I react or speak
I respect all people and their languages
I listen to the Word of God
Because I have a voice, I will use it lovingly, and I will live my life like Jesus.
I HAVE IDEAS!
I have thoughts and opinions that matter
I make good choices
I have hope for the future
I solve problems with knowledge, understanding and prayer
I know we are all equal and special
Because I have ideas, I have a purpose, and I will live my life like Jesus.
I AM A LEARNER FOR LIFE!
I use my gifts and talents given to me by God
I always do my best
I build on my strengths and weaknesses
I set goals
I accept change
I am proud of the good things I do
I am thankful for the gifts of others
Because I am a learner for life, I can reach for my dreams, by living my life like Jesus.
I AM A TEAM PLAYER!
I co-operate with others in all that I do
I value everyone’s work
I respect and listen to others I think of others before myself
I follow rules of fair play
I work hard in school so that I can build my community and make it a better place
Because I am a team player, I know that ‘Together is Better’, and we will live our lives like Jesus.
I love God, myself and my family
I care about and respect my ‘family’ at school, at Church, in the community, and the world
I care about and respect God’s creation and everything in it
Because I care, I pray for all my families, and I will live my life like Jesus.
I HAVE RESPONSIBILITIES!
I am a peace-maker
I am fair
I am forgiving
I follow rules and do my share
I help the poor and care for people in need
I stand up for what is right
I know that all life is precious
I respect and protect the world and all that is in it
Because I accept my responsibilities, I can make a difference, and will live my life like Jesus.
Adapted Elementary Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations (English)
Adapted Elementary Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations (French)
Developed in partnership with St. Clair CDSB and Huron-Perth CDSB
Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations - English/French Chart