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RSE Resources

GHLL has written and supported a number of resources to support the RSE curriculum. Click here to view these resources. 

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RSE Training

GHLL training offer

GHLL run frequent training with partners on a variety of different topics.

View our training pages for more information.

 

RSE Organisations

Public Health England 

 

Loudmouth

Loudmouth is an educational theatre company. They have been running since 1994 and usually go into schools running plays and workshops on topics that support the schools’ Personal, Social and Health Education programmes e.g. relationships, puberty, staying safe, mental health and drugs & alcohol. They have created lesson plans to support our work. These resources are usually only available to teachers in schools who book Loudmouth however during the school closure we are now giving access to everyone including parents.

All you need to do is to log on to our website here and enter the username: resources@loudmouth.co.uk and the password loudmouth2020 

There are over 130 lesson plans on there covering topics from bullying, puberty, relationships, drugs and alcohol and many, many more.

 

RSE lessons at home.... from Outspoken: ages 11-16

Free RSE activities from Outspoken Sex Ed, that families can use at home with secondary age children. 

 

Send me a pic - new from CEOP for ages 12-14  

Three sessions plans based on short film clips. Each clip shows a fictional online chat where young people request, receive and discuss issues related to nude images.

 

Stonewall - RSE guidance

The statutory guidance for teaching these subjects – the first in nearly twenty years, and the first update since Section 28 was repealed – can be found here.  

This week, the Department for Education published additional, non-statutory guidance and training modules for schools.  

After reading through this material, you might have some questions about what this means for how best to teach about LGBT people in the schools you support. While we’re pleased these materials reiterate the importance of embedding LGBT inclusion throughout this teaching, we’re concerned at the lack of detail about how schools can do this well, particularly in the confusingly worded guidance about gender identity. We’re here to help with that and answer any of your questions. 

We’ve been supporting schools, colleges and local authority children’s services for years to create inclusive learning environments, and we’ve always been clear in our guidance and training that teachers shouldn’t make assumptions about a child’s sexual orientation or gender identity for any reason, including whether or not they conform to gender stereotypes. You can find resources to help schools include LGBT people in their wider environment here, and we’ll be adding to these to support this work in due course. 

 

Resources for Pride Month

The whole of June is Pride month, where people across the world come together to celebrate the LGBTQ+ members of our communities. 

Pride month is a great opportunity for schools to explore the history of the LGBTQ+ rights movement, and to celebrate diversity and difference in the whole school community. 

Young people who identify as LGBTQ+ are more likely to experience mental health issues, so schools visibly supporting LGBTQ+ rights can help children feel safe to explore their identities as they get older.

We’ve collected together some resources that schools can use to celebrate Pride month, including lesson plans, worksheets and policy guidance.

The same but different lesson plans
Age 4 to 5                              Age 5 to 8                              Age 9 to 11
Three lesson plans for different ages, which will help children think about the things that make us different but also the things that we have in common.

The same but different assembly plan
Explore the concept of diversity and how our differences make us special with this assembly.

LGBTQ+ history lesson pack – Stonewall
A lesson pack for children age 4 to 7, exploring the life of a famous LGBTQ+ historical figure and why her story is important.

Being you worksheet – Twinkl
A worksheet featuring different 'proud clouds' for children to complete, to help them think about what makes themselves and others individual and special.

Thinking about gender lesson plan – Just Like Us
A lesson plan and PowerPoint exploring the concept of gender, looking at gender stereotypes and different pronouns.

Putting it into practice – Stonewall
Free guidance to help schools feel confident planning and delivering LGBTQ+ inclusive RSHE.

 

Teacher training on tackling sexism and harassment in schools

UK Feminista has developed an online teacher training course on tackling sexism and sexual harassment in schools which can be delivered internally by schools and colleges. The interactive course is designed to equip teachers and school staff with the tools and confidence to challenge sexism in schools.

The online teacher training course has been used by schools and ITT providers including the University of Southampton, University of Manchester, University of Exeter and King's College London.
 
· 100% of participants found the training useful
 
· 99% of participants now feel more confident about how to tackle sexism in the classroom
 
· 99% of participants would recommend this training to other teachers
 
Teachers and trainee teachers in Gloucestershire can create an account and access the free training here
 
The 90 minute online training course includes interactive activities, case studies, video content and classroom resources. It will enable teachers to meet their legal duty to challenge sexism and discrimination in schools.
 
“This online resource is a vital tool in creating a more equitable society for everyone. The user is clearly guided through the ideas and challenged to unpack the maintenance of sexism within schools and society. The resources also contain practical advice and plenty of examples of positive current practice that should readily support students and teachers in taking direct action in schools. I would recommend this to both trainee and current teachers.” - Dr Anna Llewellyn, Programme Director, Education Studies – Durham University
 

 

Working out Relationships? KS4 lesson plan

‘Working out Relationships?’ is a free-to-access lesson pack designed to bust common myths about the ‘perfect relationship’ and manage young people’s relationship expectations. We have just awarded it our Quality Mark for PSHE teaching resources.

The lessons draw on findings from an innovative 10-year research project on what helps long term relationships to thrive, and have been produced by academics at the University of Exeter. These materials will support planning for statutory Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) from September.

Built around a short animation and accompanying infographic, the interactive 2-part lesson plans feature two fictitious 16-year old couples. One relationship involves a controlling partner, and pupils will learn how to identify and avoid such relationships and — where necessary — how to exit one safely. In lesson two, pupils will learn strategies to start to build positive, potentially lasting, relationships of their own.

The pack includes PowerPoint lessons one and two, accompanying teaching guides, video and infographic. The University will supply A4 and A3 laminated copies of the infographic for classroom walls free of charge on request.

 

 

 

Newly updated KS4-5 ‘Relationship Safety’ materials from the Alice Ruggles Trust

We are delighted to award our Quality Mark to newly updated free lesson materials – created in collaboration with the Alice Ruggles Trust – promoting awareness of unhealthy relationship behaviours and stalking to help protect young people from the potential risks.

Primarily aimed at key stage 4 students, but also suitable for key stage 5, the lessons support schools to build student confidence in managing situations where people are exhibiting or experiencing unhealthy relationship behaviours. They will also support colleagues to deliver key aspects of statutory Relationships and Sex Education.

We’ve added a brand new lesson focusing on de-escalation and self-regulation which aims to reduce stalking prevalence, plus activities which highlight cyber-enabled stalking to ensure the content is relevant for young people.

Detailed lesson plans are included with activities, teacher guidance and accompanying PowerPoint presentations. The teacher guidance has also been updated to support teacher understanding of stalking.

 

Brook is here to make RSE easy!

Our Brook Learn platform is full of free digital training and resources to help you deliver excellent RSE lessons 

Puberty  Young people often need our support to navigate the changes of puberty. Good puberty education can also break down gender stereotypes, promote understanding and challenge stigmas around periods. We've partnered with Lil-Lets to produce this free e-learning course that will empower you to talk all things puberty with your pupils. Learn more

How to Deliver RSE A comprehensive introduction to help you develop the confidence, knowledge and skills to plan and deliver good quality sex and relationships education.

Contraception A guide to all contraceptive methods, featuring animations and an interactive tool, as well as activities for use with young people

STIs Teaching young people how STIs can be transferred and prevented, plus an interactive resource exploring the different types of STI.

Free period products for schools and colleges Schools and colleges can register for free period products, fully funded by the DfE! Order yours now to stamp out stigma, put period poverty in the past, and ensure access to period products for all.

To register your school for free product, please contact PHS on either 01827 255500 (option 3), or email periodproducts@phs.co.uk.

Brook’s Sexual Behaviours Traffic Light Tool, has relaunched after undergoing extensive review and redevelopment in 2020. It is now available as a self-directed e-learning course, as well as open-access live training (face-to-face and digital) and bespoke team training. Find out more

Introduction to Safeguarding This entry-level course will suit anyone looking for a comprehensive foundation in safeguarding children or adults. No previous experience is necessary. We have drawn on our work in clinical settings and our expertise from working with schools and directly with young people. 

Consent Teaching young people about consent equips them to have more safe, ethical and enjoyable sexual experiences. Our course now has an additional fifth module on help and support, and updated modules on the law, myth-busting and communication with new videos to use in teaching. 

Puberty We have partnered with Lil-Lets to bring you this course, with animations, videos and quizzes to test your knowledge. Accompanying this is a selection of tried-and-tested, high quality activities for you to download and use with young people, each exploring various aspects of puberty.

 

Key Stage 3 PSHE resource

Aimed at Key Stage 3 learners this resource is designed to equip students with the skills needed to make considered and informed choices about the content they watch.

Working closely with the PSHE Association to create a resource that includes three lesson plans, a comprehensive teaching guide and extension activities allowing pupils to explore areas such as:

  • Representations of sex and relationships in films on and offline
  • Decision making and peer influence
  • How and why age ratings are given to films and other content.
  • How the BBFC reflect public and teenager views when making those decisions

https://www.bbfc.co.uk/education/key-stage-3-pshe-resource

 

10 key messages about HPV

 With the help of Dr Naomi Sutton and Karen Hobbs at The Eve Appeal, we’ve put together 110 key messages to support you in teaching abut HPV within RSHE in our new blog, alongside some practical tips for teaching about STIs.

30% of people have never heard of HPV and 40% have a poor understanding of it, according to a YouGov poll. Yet Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is incredibly common – 80% of people will get it at some point.

When teaching about STIs it is useful for pupils to understand the range and diversity of STIs (e.g. viruses, bacteria, parasites), and that HPV stands out because it is transmitted by genital skin to skin contact. It is also useful to learn that no sexual activity is risk free – but some activities have a higher risk than others

Read blog

 

 

 

Secondary Teacher Training Modules

Changing Adolescent Body

This training module includes information on physical and emotional changes in puberty, including menstrual wellbeing.

 

Families

This training module includes information on committed relationships, unsafe relationships, marriage, civil partnerships and cohabitation.

 

Internet Safety and Harms

This training module includes information on social media and reality, gambling, influencers, targeted advertising and accessing support.

 

Intimate and Sexual Relationships, Including Sexual Health

This training module includes information on healthy intimate relationships, sexual consent and the law, fertility and reproduction, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), contraception and sexual health advice.

 

Online and Media

This training module includes information on using appropriate language online, online behaviour and risks, sharing material online, harmful online content and pornography.

 

Respectful Relationships, Including Friendships

This training module includes information on healthy friendships, rights and responsibilities regarding equality, damaging stereotypes, bullying, and criminal behaviour in relationships.

 

Teacher training on tackling sexism and harassment in schools

UK Feminista has developed an online teacher training course on tackling sexism and sexual harassment in schools which can be delivered internally by schools and colleges. The interactive course is designed to equip teachers and school staff with the tools and confidence to challenge sexism in schools.

The online teacher training course has been used by schools and ITT providers including the University of Southampton, University of Manchester, University of Exeter and King's College London.
 
· 100% of participants found the training useful
 
· 99% of participants now feel more confident about how to tackle sexism in the classroom
 
· 99% of participants would recommend this training to other teachers
 
Teachers and trainee teachers in Gloucestershire can create an account and access the free training here
 
The 90 minute online training course includes interactive activities, case studies, video content and classroom resources. It will enable teachers to meet their legal duty to challenge sexism and discrimination in schools.
 
“This online resource is a vital tool in creating a more equitable society for everyone. The user is clearly guided through the ideas and challenged to unpack the maintenance of sexism within schools and society. The resources also contain practical advice and plenty of examples of positive current practice that should readily support students and teachers in taking direct action in schools. I would recommend this to both trainee and current teachers.” - Dr Anna Llewellyn, Programme Director, Education Studies – Durham University

 

RSE Articles

Digital intimacies & young people - journal article 'What and how: doing good research with young people, digital intimacies, and relationships and sex education', by Rachel Scott and others. 

Sex Ed Diaries - a new RSE podcast from Brook Listen to episodes on statutory RSE, sexual health and pornography

The orgasm gap - documentary podcast  What should be taught about sexual pleasure.

See the ‘Three Steps to RSHE Success’ guidance and podcasts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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