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Relationships, Health and Sex Education (R.S.E)

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What is the statutory guidance for teaching RSE?

From the 2020-21 academic year, the Department for Education (DfE) have made Relationships, Health and Sex Education (RSE) compulsory. The DfE's guidance for the curriculum can be found here: Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education and Health Education guidance (


How do we teach RSE at Bolsover CE Junior School?

In school, we use Jigsaw for our PSHE (including RSE) curriculum. It is fully compliant with the DfE Statutory Relationships & Health Education Guidance. We will begin our SRE teaching in the summer term.


As a Church of England school, we also ensure our SRE curriculum follows their guidance and procedures. Check out the following information from The Church of England regarding SRE: The Church of England Article and Charter (PDF)

Goodness and Mercy Documents (added 19 Oct 2020)

      1. Goodness and Mercy: Health Education
      2. Goodness and Mercy: Relationships Education
      3. Goodness and Mercy: Sex Education



How do we prepare our pupils for RSE?

Before this, we will invite parents/carers to a Parent Meeting in school to discuss the curriculum and provide a chance for you to ask any questions.


If you have any queries about the RSE curriulum, please contact our PSHE Leader - Mrs Currie - via the school office on 01246 822324.


The following document maps the DfE guidance to the Jigsaw PSHE curriculum showing the depth and breadth of the curriculum coverage: