With sex education becoming mandatory for all secondary school children in England from September 2020, Channel 4 has sent a cast of parents and their children including Danny Dyer and his 11-year-old daughter Sunnie and Ulrika Jonsson and 14-year-old Martha back to the classroom in Let’s Talk About Sex.
Draft guidance was published today to make sure SRE education prepares young people for life in the modern world. Under the proposals, all pupils will study compulsory health education as well as new reformed relationships education in primary school and relationships and sex education in secondary school. The draft guidance – which was last updated in … Continue reading New Relationships And Health Education In Schools
This week we delivered training with teachers, supporting them to feel confident about discussing FGM with primary aged pupils. We highlighted to them how much of the work they are already doing, which is around safeguarding and protective behaviours, lead to the same outcomes and can help to begin to explore how they might introduce the conversation as a stand-alone topic too.
‘The speakers were all excellent and relevant to the subject matters, this was a great way of bringing like-minded organisations together.’ Kerry Cabbin, Director at Tough Cookies Education, reminded those who attended, with her welcome talk why we were here and why SRE was back on the agenda, which was celebrated by many in … Continue reading Tough Cookies Education had the great pleasure of hosting their first SRE Conference in Manchester. And here’s what happened…
Sex and Relationship Education Conference, get ready for statutory SRE with this one day conference.
What can schools do now to prepare for the introduction of mandatory SRE? Government plans suggest a phased implementation of compulsory SRE which will come into effect from 2020.
TOUGH COOKIES EDUCATION explores the real impact social media has on teen girls and we catch up with Izzy Whitely, the founder of ‘That’s what she said’ a social media movement which supports young girls to challenge societies norms. ONE of Izzy Whitley’s favourite sayings is a quote from Frederick Douglass, he said ‘It is … Continue reading Is Social Media Good For You?