Students revisit relationships with others but go into greater depth about domestic violence and sexual orientation. There is also an emphasis on healthy relationships, sexual feelings, self-respect and safe sex. Students cover issues relating to the use of the internet, including pornography. The relationship between drugs, alcohol and risk taking behaviour is explored. The rights of the child and the law is discussed with a focus on age of consent and FGM.
RSE Topics: Relationships; Self-esteem/respect; E-Safety; Pornography; Safe Sex; HIV/AIDS; Pregnancy; GLBTQ; FGM.
During the year, students will continue to revisit relationships in particular sexual ones. There will be teaching about STIs following from safe sex the previous year. Students will discuss the difficulties of parenting and when the right time is to have children. Medical ethics will be taught to include abortion, euthanasia, designer babies and animal testing. Students will receive guidance on how to access sexual health and support services including overcoming possible barriers to access.
RSE Topics: Relationships; Self-esteem/respect; Parenting; STI’s; Abortion; Forced Marriage.