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Garden Suburb Junior School

Relationships and Sex Education

The programme for Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) is as follows:


Year 3- Valuing differences and keeping safe
· Differences: male and female
· Personal space
· Family differences
Year 4- Growing up
· Growing and changing
· What is puberty?
· Puberty changes and reproduction
Year 5- Puberty
· Talking about puberty
· Male and female changes
· Puberty and hygiene
Year 6- Puberty, relationships and reproduction
· Puberty and reproduction
· Understanding relationships
· Conception and pregnancy
· Communication in relationships

Parents/carers have the right to withdraw their child from some, or all, RSE lessons, but not statutory Science lessons. Parents/carers will be informed when RSE lessons will be taking place.