News

Gibb slams Catholic RSE resources in rape culture clampdown

A minister has slammed Catholic RSE materials portraying women as “receivers” in sexual relationships, just a few months after...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

DfE won’t issue guidance on ‘exceptional circumstances’ for sex education withdrawal

Headteachers will be left in the “invidious position” of deciding whether they have grounds to refuse parents’ requests to...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Sexual abuse

There’s no shortcut to quality relationships and sex education

Effective relationships and sex education is a partnership, and it needs an appropriate investment from government so that schools...

Expert Contributor
LUCY EMMERSON
Opinion

Sex education reforms: can someone in the DfE give us a straight answer?

In Blackadder: Back and forth, our eponymous antihero runs into Shakespeare after an experiment with a time machine goes...

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
News

Teachers need proper sex education training, warn experts

External speakers should not be used as substitutes for trained teachers under plans to make sex and relationships education...

Pippa Allen-Kinross
Pippa Allen-Kinross
News

Spare our blushes! SRE teacher training needed before 2019

Funding is available this year for second subject specialism training in maths, physics and modern foreign languages – but...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Deliver sex education as part of compulsory PSHE say subject leaders

Subject leaders want the government to implement compulsory personal, social, health and economics education (PSHE) at the same time...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Opinion

Schools need brave teachers for sex and relationships education

Sex education is now compulsory. But how should schools prepare for its introduction in 2019? One answer is good...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
News

All you wanted to know about sex education in schools… but were afraid to ask

The government has announced it will introduce compulsory sex and relationship education for all schools, including academies. What happens...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker