Relationships & Sexual Health Education (RSHE)

Relationships Sexual Health Education at Leicester Sexual Health

Julie Eason is a Senior Project Worker based within the Leicester Sexual Health Service (NHS). The service is commissioned by Leicester City Council to support Leicester City Primary & Secondary Schools and Further Education Colleges in their work towards delivery of statutory Relationship & Sexual Health Education.

Julie, having a professional nursing background, is able to support with the understanding and provision of the statutory requirements to help achieve the delivery of good quality RSHE in a variety of ways.

As a Senior Project Worker, Julie can provide:

  • A shared review of each site’s current provision against national recommendations
  • An evaluation of current RSHE provision at each site and its impact
  • Develop best practice in RSHE with schools
  • Provide an update on policy and curriculum requirements

Level 1- Sexual Health e-learning module  

Aimed at practitioners working with young people to enhance their understanding of sexual health and to benefit their delivery to young people. For example; teachers, welfare and progress coaches, youth workers, care/support workers, foster carers, vulnerable young person’s workers, youth offending teams.

The learning covers Sexual Health Services and how to access them. Contraception. Sexually Transmitted Infections – Consent & the Law – The C Card condom Scheme- Young People and Sexual Health and information about other relevant services and resources.

If you are interested in taking this free e-learning course please contact

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Furthermore our role is to support you to achieve quality RSHE for all children and young people in education. Below are key points suggested by the Department of Education as a starting point around RSHE.

Key points from the legislation

  • Developmental, sequenced curriculum across Key Stages
  • Flexibility - decisions for individual schools
  • Subject parity
  • Equality Act throughout
  • Involvement of pupils, parents, staff
  • Whole-school approach

What should schools be aiming for?

  • Adequate time for RSHE to be taught fully, in a timely manner
  • High quality teaching underpinned by training
  • Learners enjoy lessons, feel safe, included and are making progress, achieving educational outcomes
  • Parents understand what is being taught in school and are empowered to take a role at home
  • Commitment to high quality RSHE that is communicated and celebrated

Level 1 Sexual Health E-Learning

Completed the Level 1 Sexual Health E-Learning? Download your 2022-2023 certificate here.

Midlands Partnership Foundation NHS Trust Providing Sexual Health Services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Services commissioned by Leicester City and Leicestershire and Rutland County Councils.
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