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Secondary RSHE


Message for Heads and Senior Leaders

RSHE is Relationships, Sex and Health Education which is a statutory requirement as of September 2020.

Relationships and Sex and Health Education (RSHE) is learning about the emotional, social and physical aspects of growing up, relationships, sex, human sexuality and sexual health*. It should equip children and young people with the information, skills and values to have safe, fulfilling and enjoyable relationships and to take responsibility for their sexual health and well-being.

Health Education is split in to physical and mental health (senior mental health lead). It is recommened that educational settings have a named senior mental health lead by September 2025.

GHLL RSE Headteacher webinar slides (view in presentation mode for ease of reading)


Ofsted personal development framework 

As of 2019, Relationships Education, Relationships Sex Education (RSE) and Health Education form a part of the personal development framework. 

Education Inspection Framework 


Message for PSHE/ RSHE leads

GHLL (gloucestershire Healthy Living and Learning) has a team of specialised lead teachers covering Key Stage 3, 4 and 5. They can assist you in evaluating and developing your PSHE curriculum. This is available to all educational settings across the county free of charge. 

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