a) Statutory Relationships and Sex Education
In line with the Government’s ambition to support all young people to stay safe and prepare for life in modern Britain it is intended to make Relationships and Sex Education (RSE – Secondary) statutory in all schools from September 2019.
Broad themes and topics are covered in an age appropriate way. These include:-
Different types of relationships, including friendships, family relationships, dealing with strangers and, at secondary school, intimate relationships
Healthy Relationships including how to recognise, understand and build these, self-respect and respect for others, commitment, tolerance, boundaries, consent, how to manage conflict and how to recognise unhealthy relationships;
Health and wellbeing, including mental health and the impact relationships might have on these.
Safety online with an emphasis on relationships
Sex, sexual health and sexuality including factual knowledge.