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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

Julie can be contacted via email (preferred) at Julie.eason@mpft.nhs.uk

RSHE Newsletters

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September Newsletter 2020

Spring Newsletter 2021

May 2021 Newsletter - Free period products at Morrisons stores

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

See full government guidance for both Primary & Secondary -- click on the links below (PDF format):

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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