As you may already be aware, the Department for Education announced changes to relationships and sex education following nationwide consultation. These changes came into effect from September 2020 and all schools are required to comply with the updated requirements. Due to COVID 19 schools have been able to delay this until the summer term 2021. The statutory guidance can be found at:
Since our initial consultation last year and as part of our ongoing review of our RSE policy and curriculum, we must consult with the children, parents, staff and governors to ensure there is a general consensus on our approaches to policy and the curriculum content.
Below you will find guidance for parents from the department of Education.
Woodlands Academy will be starting their consultation process on Monday 15th November 2021; the consultation will close on the Friday 10th December 2021.
As part of this, parents, staff and governors, will be asked to read through the following school policy
Please add the link to the Sex & Relationships Policy here
and complete the below survey by Friday 10th December 2021.
Below is also a PowerPoint which highlights the statutory guidance, what and how we teach RSE at Woodlands.