Relationships and Sex Education (RSE)
The Relationship and Sex Education strand of our personal development programme has been reviewed and updated for this year in response to new statutory guidance from the Department for Education as well as feedback from all stakeholders. The scheme supports students with the knowledge to create, maintain and develop positive and healthy relationships in all aspects of their lives. different types of relationships, including friendships, family relationships, intimate relationships, dealing with strangers
Our comprehensive programme covers themes such as how to recognise, understand and build healthy relationships, including self-respect and respect for others, commitment, tolerance, boundaries and consent, and how to manage conflict. We look at how relationships may affect health and wellbeing, including mental health, healthy relationships and safety online, as well as factual knowledge around sex, sexual health and sexuality, set firmly within the context of relationships.
External speakers and personal development lessons, combined with R2L sessions, are utilised to offer expert advice to students on all aspects of their personal health including self-examination, dental health and the importance of sleep too.