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3. Organisation of the curriculum

3. Organisation of the curriculum
 

3.1. Every primary school is required to deliver statutory Relationships, Sex and Health Education.

 

3.2. For the purpose of this policy, “relationships education” is defined as teaching pupils about healthy, respectful relationships, focussing on family and friendships, in all contexts, including online, as well as developing an understanding of human sexuality.

 

3.3. For the purpose of this policy, “health education” is defined as teaching pupils about physical health and mental wellbeing, focussing on recognising the link between the two and being able to make healthy lifestyle choices.

 

3.4. The delivery of the relationships education and of health education coincide with one another and will be delivered as part of the school’s RSHE curriculum.

 

3.5. The Relationships, Sex and Health curriculum has been organised in line with the statutory requirements outlined in the DfE (2019) ‘Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) and Health Education’ guidance.

 

3.6. The relationships and health curriculum takes into account the views of teachers, pupils and parents. We are dedicated to ensuring our curriculum meets the needs of the whole-school community.
 

3.7. We consult with parents, pupils and staff in a range of ways, such as:

 

  • Questionnaires and surveys
  • Focus groups
  • Meetings (This may be virtual due to COVID-19 restrictions)
  • Training sessions
  • Class Dojo and letters on website

 

3.8. Any parent, teacher or pupil wishing to provide feedback about the curriculum can do so at any time during the academic year by:
 

  • Organising a meeting with the Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher (prior appointment and socially distanced due to COVID-19 restrictions)
  • Emailing head@deykinav.bham.sch.uk  or s.brewer@deykinav.bham.sch.uk

 

3.9. The school has organised a curriculum that is age-appropriate for pupils within each year group, based on the views of teachers, parents and pupils.
 

3.10. When organising the curriculum, the religious backgrounds of all pupils will be considered, so that the topics that are covered are taught appropriately.

 

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