Parents & SRE

This section lists all case-studies about partnerships to support parents in their sex and relationships education role.   

Somali parent engagement in inner-city secondary school
City Academy in Bristol worked with the parents of the Muslim Somalian pupils to  find out how best to communicate with this particular community and  help plan their SRE programme in order to overcome any challenges this might bring.

Pre-view - Parent Researched Education Valuing Involvement, Empowerment and Wisdom
The Pre-view method involves parents reading and assessing materials to inform development of SRE/PSHE work in schools in the London Borough of Hillingdon.

Local research and actions to support parents with SRE
Eager to get a better understanding of parents' views locally on SRE the teenage pregnancy and sexual health team in Bristol carried research by interviewing 500 parents or guardians of children aged 13-17 by telephone.

Parents and children together programme (PACT)
The PACT programme has been piloted and evaluated in Cornwall with the aim of developing partnerships between school and home, with a particular emphasis on children's personal development aged 8-11 in relation to SRE.

Faith considerations: primary school parents meeting
The Tower Hamlets Healthy Schools Team supported a primary school developing its SRE policy hold a meeting for parents, the majority of which come from the Bangladeshi Muslim community.

Moving on up
A joint parent-child event was coordinated by Extended Services at a Warwickshire primary school to support parents in getting conversations started with their children.

Local research project to inform development of SRE support for parents
A questionnaire for parents of children at primary school about SRE has helped professionals in Derbyshire plan new ways of communicating with parents and supporting them in their SRE role.