The Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) and Health Education (HE) curricula covers topics laid out in the RSE and HE government statutory guidance provided by the Department for Education. Some of the content is taught within national curriculum subjects (Science, Religious Studies, Physical Education, Food Tech, Computer Science), whilst some of the content is delivered during designated RSE and HE sessions.
RSE is about the emotional, social and cultural development of pupils, and involves learning about relationships, sexual health, sexuality, healthy lifestyles, diversity and personal identity. RSE focuses on giving young people the information they need to help them develop healthy, nurturing relationships of all kinds including:
You will find more details about the RSE content in the RSE policy in the policy section of the school website.
HE focuses on both physical health and mental well-being and provides students with information so that they can make well-informed and positive decisions about their own health and well-being. Topics include:
Every year each year group will receive two three-hour drop-down-days, one E-safety assembly and one RSE or HE assembly.