Student Expectations

Niagara Catholic schools provide educational programs and services for students with a variety of learning strengths, needs and abilities. The Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectations provide a comprehensive vision of the learner in the context of our Catholic faith to promote success for all students.

THE NIAGARA CATHOLIC GRADUATE IS EXPECTED TO BE:

  • A discerning believer formed in the Catholic Faith community who celebrates the signs and sacred mystery of God’s presence through word, sacrament, prayer, forgiveness, reflection and moral living.
  • An effective communicator who speaks, writes and listens honestly and sensitively, responding critically in light of gospel values.
  • A reflective, creative and holistic thinker who solves problems and makes responsible decisions with an informed moral conscience for the common good.
  • A self-directed, responsible, lifelong learner who develops and demonstrates their God given potential.
  • A collaborative contributor who finds meaning, dignity and vocation in work which respects the rights of all and contributes to the common good.
  • A caring family member who attends to family, school, parish and the wider community.
  • A responsible citizen who gives witness to Catholic social teaching by promoting peace, justice and the sacredness of human life.