Relationships and Sex Education

A Guide for Parents and Carers

Aims of Relationship and Sex Education (RSE)

• To encourage pupils’ growth in self-respect, acknowledging we are all created in the image and likeness of God.

• To help pupils develop an understanding that love is the central basis of relationships.

• To help pupils to understand the nature of relationships and to encourage them to reflect on their own relationships and respect differences between people.

• To develop pupils’ confidence in talking, listening and thinking about feelings and relationships.

• To help pupils acquire the skills necessary to develop and sustain relationships

• To offer sex education in the wider context of relationships.

• To ensure that pupils protect themselves and ask for help and support when needed.

• To ensure that pupils are prepared for puberty.

• To help pupils to develop a healthy, safe lifestyle.

• To prepare pupils to play an active role as citizens and to understand the Catholic vision of what it means to be citizens of the Kingdom/reign of God.

Please view or download the Parent  Booklet (RSE) on either of the below links

Parent Feedback Form

If you have any queries or feedback regarding our Relationship and Sex Education policy, you can send these to the school by completing the below RSE Feedback Form on the following links. You can view or download these in PDF or Word Format. Please also read our General RSE Policy and the appropriate St Monica’s Long Term RSE Curriculum Plan for your child’s year group, listed in the next section. There are also accompanying Powerpoint Presentations.

RSE Policy , RSE Long Term Curriculum Plans & Powerpoint Presentations