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Relationship and sex education

Relationship, Health and Sex education (RHSE)


As children grow up in an increasingly complex world, influenced by social media, the media, peers and families, the need for high quality, supportive, accurate, unbiased and factual information to guide children through their journey to adulthood is essential. Parents' and carers' role is paramount in this, but school also plays an important part in helping children understand these complexities.


There have been a number of changes proposed by Government which aim to support schools and parents in this important area. Below are some common questions and answers which schools are often asked. As ever, if you have any questions not answered or any concerns, talk with your child's teacher who will be able to help.