Relationships and sex education (RSE) and health education

The new curriculum will be compulsory from September 2020. Schools should start teaching from that date if they meet the statutory requirements. If they are not ready, or are unable to meet the requirements, they should begin teaching by at least the start of the summer term 2021.

If you are unsure of some of the correct vocabulary to use when talking to your child, the useful guide below is ideal for brushing up on your own subject knowledge.

What will the children be learning in PSHE and RSE?

PSHE & RSE Key Vocabulary Progression