A practical guide for schools to involve parents and carers in sex and relationships education
Both parents and schools have a vital role in sex and relationships education (SRE). The majority of parents and carers want schools to provide SRE, yet schools are often unsure about how to discuss the subject with them.'Let's work together' is a practical guide for schools to involve parents and carers in SRE. It includes 7 activities that can be used in workshops with parents or as the basis for a school survey. The toolkit comes complete with:seven activities to use with parents including photocopiable handoutshomework ideas that involve parents in SRE from Year 1-13real life examples of how schools are working with parents and carers on SREphotocopiable leaflets (one for primary and one for secondary) that schools can give to parents explaining the basics of SREsummary of the evidence that parents want to be involved in SRE and that children benefit when they areThe benefits of schools working closely with parents and carers have been recognised in the Ofsted Inspection Framework for Schools. This practical publication will help schools, curriculum leaders and local authority advisers to communicate confidently and effectively with parents and carers and ultimately to improve the quality of SRE their children receive.