SRE policy in place

SRE policy in place

Developing a clear SRE policy provides an opportunity to consult with children and young people, parents and carers, community members and relevant professionals. The policy can explain how the teaching of SRE is consistent with the ethos and values of the school (or other setting).

 

Key questions

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Is there a school SRE policy and is it up-to-date?

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Have pupils and their parents/carers been involved in policy development and review?

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Has the policy been made available to parents?

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Does the policy state how SRE contributes to the school values and ethos?

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Is the policy part of induction for new staff?

 

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Resources

 

Understanding SRE Support for governors

Whole School Approach

 

 

Understanding sex and relationships education (2010) [PDF 896 KB]

Sex and Relationships Education: support for school governors [PDF 96KB] (Spotlight/SEF factsheet, 2003) Whole school approach to PSHE and Citizenship (2006) [PDF 718KB]
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Sexual Offences Act 2003 [PDF 78 KB]
This briefing shows how the Sexual Offences Act (2003) does not limit children's right to SRE and sexual health support and advice
Sexuality & SRE - The End of Section 28 [PDF 86KB]
Briefing clarifying the law and guidance relating to SRE in the light of the repeal of Section 28
We want more - Young people's Charter for Change (2008)
 SRE primary  Independent Schools  SRE Pupil Referral
Sex and relationships education for primary age children (2002) [PDF 80KB] Sex and relationships education: a guide for independent schools and those working with them (2003) Simon Forrest [Book] Sex and relationships education in pupil referral units: a practical guide (2004) [Book]