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Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) and Health Education Curriculum

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Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) and Health Education Curriculum

This document contains information on what schools should do and sets out the legal duties with which schools must comply when teaching Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) and Health Education. Online safety is considered mandatory as part of the teaching requirements for both primary and secondary schools.

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Relationships Education (Primary)

By the end of primary school, pupils should know:

Respectful relationships [p.22]

  • about different types of bullying (including cyberbullying), the impact of bullying, responsibilities of bystanders (primarily reporting bullying to an adult) and how to get help.

Online relationships [p.22]

  • that people sometimes behave differently online, including by pretending to be someone they are not.
  • that the same principles apply to online relationships as to face-to-face relationships, including the importance of respect for others online including when we are anonymous.
  • the rules and principles for keeping safe online, how to recognise risks, harmful content and contact, and how to report them.
  • how to critically consider their online friendships and sources of information including awareness of the risks associated with people they have never met.
  • how information and data is shared and used online.

Being safe [p.22]

  • what sorts of boundaries are appropriate in friendships with peers and others (including in a digital context).

Other Policies

Keeping Children Safe in Education

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Ofsted Education Inspection Framework (EIF)

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Inspecting Safeguarding

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UKCCIS Education for a Connected World

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DFE Teaching Online Safety in Schools Guidance

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