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Relationships and sex education (RSE) and health education in secondary schools

The Department for Education’s (DfE’s) ‘Relationships education, relationships and sex education (RSE) and health education’ statutory guidance provides a detailed explanation, setting out what it expects from schools regarding the delivery of RSE and health education.

In the main, most secondary schools will find that they are covering much of the RSE and health curriculum content already. However, it’s important to prepare properly for this and follow the DfE's guidance. This guide answers some frequently asked questions around planning for the introduction of RSE and health education lessons.​

First published 01 September 2020