Relationship and Sex Education

Relationships and Sex Education

Relationship and Sex Education is statutory in secondary schools from September 2020 as part of Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) and Health Education. The government has set out clear guidance on what must be taught. The Department for Education has published a short guide for parents, available here.

ChatHealth provides a confidential text messaging service with a school nurse to support young people aged 11-19 in Hampshire on 07507 332160 available Monday to Friday from 9am-4.30pm (excluding bank holidays).

Advice and Resources

The PHSE Association has mapped their Programme of Study to the new statutory Health Education, Relationships Education and RSE guidance

Sexual Health

Get It On sexual health services in Hampshire, order condoms for educational purposes

Let’s Talk About It sexual health services in Hampshire

DO RSE teaching resources for schools

Brook the sexual health charity has free resources, information and e-learning for professionals

The Sex Education Forum Useful guidance and resources for schools including a guide to what works and why when teaching RSE

Rise Above for schools: resources on puberty, forming positive relationships, cyberbullying and body image

The FPA National Health Promotion Programme for Sexual and Reproductive Health has resources for schools to support relationship and sex education

SexWise contraception, pregnancy, STIs and pleasure information run by Public Health England

Abortion Care Factsheet by the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Female Genital Mutilation: Guidance for schools - understanding your role in safeguarding girls, engaging parents and teaching about FGM by the National FGM Centre, Barnardo’s, Department for Education and the LGA.


Supporting Personal Development Learning guidance from Hampshire County Council

Hampshire County Council’s advice on bullying

HIAS Rights Respecting Education

Hampshire Domestic Abuse service

Hampshire Domestic Abuse Partnership resources and training, including free e-learning

Expect Respect Education Toolkit by Women’s Aid. Lessons for each year group to discuss domestic abuse.


Hampshire: a safe place to learn, a safe place to grow. LGBT+ guidance for Hampshire schools and colleges

Stonewall best practice, toolkits and resources for teachers to tackle a range of LGBT issues

Free E-learning

The Anti-Bullying Alliance has created free online CPD training for anyone who works with children and young people. The programme was particularly developed to reduce levels of bullying of disabled children and those with special educational needs (SEN) but applies to all children.  It covers the following topics:

  • What is bullying? 
  • Bullying and the Law; 
  • Bullying and SEN/disability;
  • 10 principles to reduce bullying;
  • Preventing bullying;
  • Responding to bullying;
  • Cyberbullying (online bullying).

Free e-learning from the Home Office about Female Genital Mutilation can be found at