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‘Playing it Safe’ is the Wrong Approach to the New RSE Curriculum

With the increasing complexity of issues surrounding gender, sexuality, technology and wellbeing, RSE is becoming more necessary…and more complicated. The new DfE guidance is a step in the right direction, but Sarah Culvert thinks that teachers should be prepared to go beyond the mandatory RSE requirements in order to meet the needs of children today.

At the beginning of the next academic year, September 2020, the new statutory guidance for Relationship Education, Relationship and Sex Education and Health Education for primary and secondary schools will come into force and schools will be expected to be ready to implement the government’s new guidelines.  

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