Young people involved in design and development

Young people involved in design and development

SRE should be based on the actual needs of children and young people so that it is relevant to their lives. Children and young people can be consulted through focus groups, questionnaires, discussion in class and the school council.

 

Key questions

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Are pupils consulted about what is included in SRE and when topics are introduced?

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Are pupils asked for their ideas about how SRE is taught (for example teaching methods and resources)?

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Is the cultural and religious background of pupils reflected in the curriculum?

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Is teaching inclusive in terms of gender, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity, culture, age, religiou or belief or other life-experience particularly HIV status and pregnancy

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Have the needs of pupils with special educational needs been met?

 

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Resources

 

Primary Toolkit

Let's get it right: A toolkit for involving primary school children in reviewing their sex and relationships education Lucy Emmerson and Jane Lees (2013)

A pack of 13 practical class-room activities for  consulting children at KS1 and KS2 about what they learn in SRE, how it is taught and how it could be improved. Includes teaching notes, photocopiable resources and curriculum design tool. 

Download free samples:'How to involve young children' and Activity 1

£12.99 from the NCB web-shop (20% members discount)

 

Still not getting any flyer audit tool kit

SRE toolkit wales (eng)

   
Sex and relationships education: STILL not getting any? (2010) [PDF 1.1MB]This leaflet encourages young people everywhere to get involved in advocating for better SRE locally Are you getting it right? A toolkit for consulting young people on sex and relationships education (2008) [PDF] Are you getting it right? A toolkit for consulting young people in Wales on sex and relationships education (2010) English language version [PDF 819KB]
SRE toolkit wales (welsh) We want more young peoples survey
Are you getting it right? A toolkit for consulting young people in Wales on sex and relationships education (2010) Welsh language version [PDF 609KB] We want more! what young people want from sex and relationships education (2008)  [PDF 656KB] Briefing; Young people's survey on sex and relationships education (2008) [PDF 478KB]