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SRE

Sex and Relationships Education (SRE)

Thank you very much for those that attended the Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) parents’ workshop on 2nd June 2015. We were really impressed and pleased to hear such supportive comments about the updated scheme ‘Jigsaw’ and so many parents wanting the best information to be shared with their child at the right time.

We believe that a crucial part of SRE is to work with parents/carers so that ultimately the children receive the best education that is age appropriate and we hope you find this page useful.

We know some parents wanted to know when SRE lessons would be taught and what content would be covered so that they had the chance to speak with their child before teachers did or feel prepared for any questions or comments they might bring home with them. 

This information can be found below.

SRE Content by Year

Foundation – growing up: how we have changed since we were babies

Year 1 – Boys’ and girls’ bodies; body parts.

Year 2 – Boys’ and girls’ bodies; body parts and respecting privacy.

Year 3 – How babies grow and how boys’ and girls’ bodies change as they grow older.

Year 4 – Internal and external reproductive body parts, body changes in girls and menstruation.

Year 5 – Puberty for boys and girls, and conception.

Year 6 – Puberty for boys and girls and understanding conception to birth of a baby.

What and When?

Please find below which lessons will specifically teach SRE:

Year 1
Fridays
Lesson 4
Differences between boys and girls bodies (illustrated images of: vagina, penis and testicles).
Year 2
Wednesdays
Lesson 4
Differences between boys and girls bodies (illustrated images of: vagina, penis and testicles).
Year 3
Thursdays

Lesson 3
Outside body changes (illustrated images of: penis and testicles, breasts, pubic hair, vagina).

Lesson 4
Inside body changes (separate animations shown for boys and girls reproductive systems: penis and testicles, breasts, pubic hair, vagina, ovaries, womb, egg, sperm, period, menstruation cycle).

Year 4 
Thursdays
Lesson 2
Having a baby in the family. How are babies made? (separate animations shown for boys and girls reproductive systems: penis and testicles, breasts, pubic hair, vagina, ovaries, womb, egg, sperm, period, menstruation cycle).
Year 5
Fridays

Lesson 3 – Girls: Puberty (girls only)
Lesson 2 –  Puberty for girls

Lesson 3  -Puberty for boys

(animations shown for boys and girls reproductive systems: penis and testicles, breasts, pubic hair, vagina, ovaries, womb, egg, sperm, period, menstruation cycle).

Lesson 4 – Conception (animation shown)

Year 6
Wednesdays

Lesson 2: Puberty
Lesson 3: Girl talk and boy talk
Lesson 4: Conception to birth (video clip shown)
Lesson 5: Attraction

All other lessons in the ‘Changes’ unit could be related to changing settings (going to secondary school, moving from nursery to school), assertiveness, self image, respecting changes they see in themselves and others or moving house.

Story books, animations, pictures, objects and power points are shown so that lessons are child friendly and interactive.

Please talk to your class teacher or Miss Long if you would like further information or queries answered.

Every parent has the right to with draw their child from SRE lesson but NOT the science curriculum. Please inform the school if you wish to do so.

Useful SRE Websites:

Sex education at home - click here

What you could say for different age groups - click here

Talk to your children about sex and relationships: support for parents - click here

National Curriculum 2014 - click here

SRE in the 21st Century - click here

PSHE Association - click here