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15. Confidentiality

15. Confidentiality


15.1. Confidentiality within the classroom is an important component of Relationships, Sex and Health Education, and teachers/teaching assistants are expected to respect the confidentiality of their pupils as far as is possible.


15.2. Teachers/teaching assistants will, however, alert the Headteacher about any suspicions of inappropriate behaviour or potential abuse as per the school’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy.  


15.3. Pupils will be fully informed of the school’s responsibilities in terms of confidentiality and will be aware of what action may be taken if they choose to report a concern or make a disclosure.


15.4. Any reports made during lessons, or as a result of the content taught through the curriculum, will be reported to the DSL and handled in accordance with the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy.