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Relationships Sex and Health Education policy – Consultation with Parents and Carers

Letter to Parents/Carers

From September 2020, it is a statutory requirement that all schools in England and Wales are teaching Relationship and Sex Education (RSE) as a fundamental part of the curriculum.

As part of implementing the RSE curriculum, schools must consult with the students, parents, staff and governors to ensure there is a general consensus on our approaches to policy and the curriculum content.

The Birley Academy has made some changes to its relationships, sex and health education (RSHE) policy which addresses the latest guidance from the Department of Education. We will be starting our consultation process with parents on Monday 29th January 2024; the consultation will close on Friday 16th February 2024.

As part of this, parents, staff and governors, will be asked to read through the following documents and make comments on it should they wish to do so. The documents that you are asked to read as part of the consultation will be:
Consultation on RSHE Policy, January 2024
PSHE Curriculum

In order to provide your feedback to this consultation, we would appreciate your completion of the following questionnaire:
Consultation Questionnaire

If you wish to carry out further reading around RSHE, the following document may be of use to you:
Government Guidance