Healthy Schools

Relationships and Sex Education

Our aim is for schools to ensure good quality, age appropriate sex and relationship education is available to all children and young people. We aim to increase teachers’ confidence in the delivery of sex and relationship education in the classroom through the provision of quality assured training and resources.

Training & Events

Healthy Schools Awards Event 2018 - 7th November 2018'

Universal Primary Secondary Special

We are excited to invite schools to our annual Health Improvement Awards Ceremony on 7th November 2018. The aim of the awards is to recognis...

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CANCELLED: An Introduction to Autism - 6th November 2018

External Primary Secondary Special

This session is for anyone working with primary school age children and their families. It will provide an overview of Autism including unde...

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Young Voices Network meeting (Central) - Thursday 8th November 2018


Originally established to support the development of school councils and to promote pupil voice, our Young Voices Network encourages and emp...

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SRE Policy (Healthy Schools)

This document is a template SRE policy for Manchester Schools. The policy contains all of the information required to develop an SRE policy and to be deliver effective SRE in school. This policy can be adapted to meet the needs of your school.

This resource is only available for Manchester Schools

DFEE Sex and Relationships Education Statutory Guidance 2000

This is the key statutory guidance which covers the teaching of Sex and relationship Education in schools.

This guidance should now be read alongside the supplementary Sex and relationships education for the 21st century document.


Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) for the 21st Century: Guidance

This document provides supplementary advice and information to teachers on topics that are missing from the Government’s statutory guidance on SRE (published in 2000) including issues about pornography, the safe use of technology, sexual consent, violence and exploitation.

This advice should be read alongside the Sex and Relationship Education Guidance (DfEE 0116/2000) which is statutory guidance for schools: