Category: Relationship and Sex Education

Relationship and Sex Education

Taking a look at sexual harassment in 2019 for girls

“It’s just a laugh!” “You’re so sensitive!” “What’s wrong with you? It’s no big deal.” All phrases that can be heard from time to time, whether on a corridor of a school or in a classroom; whether in an office, in a bar or out on the street. Sexual harassment is still prevalent in 2019

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Girlguiding report suggests a rise in acceptance of abusive relationships

In the 2018 Girls survey report, carried out by the girl guides, was published. The survey found that there were many positive and upward trends around young girls attitudes towards things like leadership and education, there was also some concerning feedback. The concerns included the rise in the number of young girls being unhappy with

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Too soon for sex?

Too soon for sex? Research and findings published in the BMJ suggest so for some young people. Findings included factors such as socio economic background, education levels and the source of their sex education as factors in whether a young person engaged in what would be considered ‘healthy sexual activity’ and at what age. The

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Audit tool for RSE in schools

An audit tool for RSE in schools has been created by the sex education forum as a way to help them audit and prepare themselves, in regards to relationship, sex and health education. A brilliant tool to begin looking at what is needed as we head towards 2020. http://www.sexeducationforum.org.uk/resources/whole-school-approach-rse-audit-tool    

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Relationship and Sex Education

Relationship and Sex Education to become statutory from September 2020

With the draft guidelines for schools released from the Department of Education regarding health, relationship and sex education, for some schools and professionals such a call is being welcomed with open arms, however for others the implementation of these requirements can seem a daunting task. While there are still areas of uncertainty within the guidance,

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