Usk Church in Wales Primary School

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RSE (Relationships and Sexuality Education) Workshop for Parents and Carers

We want all children to grow up healthy, happy, safe, and able to manage the challenges and opportunities of modern Britain. That is why, from September 2022, all primary age children across Wales will receive Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE).

This curriculum area has been designed to equip your child with knowledge to make informed decisions about their wellbeing, health and relationships as well as preparing them for a successful adult life. The world for all young people looks very different from the way it did when the curriculum was last updated – the changes bring the content into the 21st century, so that it is relevant for your child.

Usk CiW Primary School have flexibility to deliver the content in a way that is age and developmentally appropriate and sensitive to the needs and religious background of our children and our community.

The important lessons you teach your child about healthy relationships, looking after themselves and staying safe, are respected and valued under our new curriculum. Teaching at school will complement and reinforce the lessons you teach your child as they grow up, all in a developmentally and age appropriate way. 

You can no longer withdraw your child from RSE because it is important that all children receive this content, covering topics such as friendships, how to stay safe and the changes that will happen to them as they grow up.

If you would like to know more or have any queries about the content of the RSE curriculum at Usk, or resources to be used, please come along to our RSE Curriculum Workshop, hosted by school senior leaders, Miss Storey (Health & Wellbeing Area of Learning Leader) and Sally Amos (Healthy Schools Practitioner, Monmouthshire County Council) on Tuesday 4th October at 9.15am in the school hall.  Please note that this workshop is only open to parents and carers of children that attend Usk CiW Primary School.

After the meeting we will post on our website the presentation and materials shared for anybody who is unable to join us.

We firmly believe that parents and carers are the most important educators of young people in personal issues and hope that you will welcome the support that school can offer to supplement your work at home.