At Bevois Town Primary School, positive relationships underpin our values and ethos and we recognise that the success of our children ultimately depends on their happiness.
As you may be aware, last year The Department for Education announced new statutory content on relationships and health education. These changes were due to come into effect from September 2020. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and school closures, the government decided to extend this deadline to April 2021. From this new date all schools will be required to comply with these requirements.
As a school, we are committed to delivering an RSE and PSHE curriculum which develops learning and results in the acquisition of knowledge and skills which will prepare children to be a global citizen now and in their future roles within in a worldwide community.
Over the past year, we have been reviewing our PSHE and RSE policy and provision to ensure it is appropriate for our children based on their:
As always, we were keen to work in partnership with you to ensure that our children receive the best possible provision. A consultation period was opened from Monday 8th March to Friday 26th March, during which we invited you to share your views through a questionnaire and Zoom ‘question and answer’ session.
The policy was ratified by the Governors in March 2021 and can be found below.