Relationships, Health and Sex Education (RSE)

Many of our adventures across the school include aspects of RSE. These include:

KS1

  • How to make friends.
  • How to be a good friend and not make people feel lonely.
  • What to do if friends make us unhappy.
  • What is a caring relationship?
  • What does it look like?
  • Understand that caring relationships make us feel happy.
  • Families are important as they should give us love, safety and stability.
  • Understand why bullying is unacceptable.
  • Respect other people’s families.
  • Knowing and respecting people are different based on their physical appearance and personality.
  • Knowing how to show respect for others’ differences.

 

LKS2

  • Knowing people are different based on their physical appearance, personality and beliefs.
  • Using manners.
  • Being themselves and kind to themselves.
  • How to treat people kindly at school and at home with examples.
  • Show awareness of it being unacceptable to be unkind (bullying).
  • That people sometimes behave differently online.
  • That the same principles apply to online relation-ships as to face-to face relationships.
  • The rules and principles for keeping safe online.
  • How to critically consider their online friendships and awareness of people they have never met.
  • How information and data is shared and used online.
  • Understand the need for privacy online, keeping data safe however it is not always right to keep secrets if they relate to being safe.
  • How to respond safely and appropriately to adults they may encounter online.

 

UKS2

  • Develop deeper understanding of family dynamics and what different families look like across the wider world.
  • What families do – care, spend time, protect and keep safe.
  • Understand the choice of marriage – what it is and that people choose to marry or choose not to.
  • Show awareness of what would make an unhappy or unsafe feeling within a family and what to do about it.
  • How do families help each other in a time of difficulty.
  • People sometimes behave differently online, including by pretending to be someone they are not.
  • That the same principles apply to online relation-ships as to face-to face relationships, including the importance of respect for others online including when we are anonymous.
  • The rules and principles for keeping safe online, how to recognise risks, harmful content and contact, and how to report them.
  • How to critically consider their online friendships and sources of information including awareness of the risks associated with people they have never met.
  • How information and data is shared and used online.

Please download the policy here: Relationships, health and ex education policy 2019

Department for Education guidance is also available here.