Grade 6 Program (K.I.D.S.)


The K.I.D.S. Program at a Glance


K = Knowledge: What do I need to know?

I = Issues: What do I need to talk about?

D = Decisions: How do I make smart choices?

S = Supports: Where do I go for help?


  • K.I.D.S. is a proactive and preventative program for Grade 6 students, providing early intervention and awareness.
  • A reconfigured and updated version of the former D.A.R.E. program, K.I.D.S. addresses current issues encountered by children in our community, assisting them in navigating various challenges they may face.
  • During the 2018-19 school year, the K.I.D.S. program will be delivered to 1,400 Grade 6 students attending public, separate and private schools in the City of Brantford.
  • I.D.S. is a universal access program and provided free of charge for all students. The program includes workbooks, transportation to the Children’s Safety Village, certificates of program completion, and t-shirts.
  • The content of the K.I.D.S. program is consistent with the learning outcomes identified by the Ministry of Education for Grade 6 students.
  • The K.I.D.S. program focus includes:

Youth and the Law;
Peer to Peer Relationships;
Online and Social Media Awareness;
Drug Awareness; and
Mental Health Awareness.


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