Relationship, Sex and Health Education

The Department for Education (DfE)  announced changes to Relationship, Sex and Health Education (RSHE) Curriculum from September 2020. These new regulations make Relationship Education compulsory. Primary schools can choose to teach sex education and it is not compulsory, with the exception of any teaching that is part of the Science National curriculum.

In order to help parents and carers, the DfE has produced the attached guide. In addition, and attached, is the DfE expectations for what our pupils are expected to know by the end of Year 6.

All teaching has to be age appropriate. We also ensure that our RSHE provision is appropriate based upon our pupil’s physical and emotional maturity, religious and cultural background and takes into account special education needs and/or disabilities.

Information for parents:

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