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Relationships and Sex Education

Relationships, Health and Sex Education Policy consultation with parents

The aims of PSHE and RSE at Water Orton Primary School are to:

 

  • Promote the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of all pupils.
  • Prepare pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of later life.
  • Encourage pupils to value themselves and others.
  • Allow pupils to acknowledge and appreciate difference and diversity.
  • Teach pupils how to make informed choices.
  • Prepare pupils to be positive and active members of a democratic society.
  • Teach pupils to understand what constitutes a safe and healthy lifestyle.
  • Provide a framework in which sensitive discussions can take place.
  • Promote safety in forming and maintaining relationships.
  • Provide pupils with a toolkit for understanding and managing their emotions.
  • Provide pupils with the opportunities to consider issues which may affect their own lives and/or the lives of others. Help pupils to identify the characteristics of healthy relationships, how relationships may affect mental and physical health; and how to stay safe online.
  • Prepare pupils for puberty, and give them an understanding of sexual development and the importance of health and hygiene.
  • Help pupils develop feelings of self-respect, confidence and empathy.
  • Create a positive culture around issues of sexuality and relationships.
  • Teach pupils the correct vocabulary to describe themselves and their bodies.

In this section you will find further information for parents and a link to the survey (now closed) that was used during the parent consultation process in spring and summer 2021. 

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