Relationships & Sex Education - Programme

Wednesday 18 Oct 2017 - Thursday 1 Jan 1970
ILEC Conference Centre, Earls Court, London

09:00 to 09:45

09:45 to 10:00

09:45 – 10:00
Chair's Introduction

Chair’s introduction and welcome: With relationships & sex education becoming compulsory as of September 2019, what does the future look like and how should we adapt our practice

Lucy Emmerson, Coordinator, Sex Education Forum


10:00 to 10:35

10:00 – 10:35
Staff Confidence

Building staff confidence to teach challenging topics: Engage and equip non-specialist teachers with the skill and confidence to deliver RSE in a way that resonates with your students


10:35 to 11:05

10:35 – 11:05
Healthy Relationships

Can your students identify the signs of an unhealthy relationship? How to open up meaning full classroom conversations about relationships with your students

Rebecca Jennings, Consultant, RAISE


11:05 to 11:25

11:05 – 11:25
Online Sexual Content

Children’s understanding of online sexual content: Know how to create a healthy and positive experience when educating students about online sexual content

Kieren McCarthy, Executive Director, IFFOR


11:25 to 11:35

11:35 to 12:05

12:05 to 12:55

12:05 – 12:55
1A. Pornography - Secondary

Gain proven methods to open up discussions with your students about the unrealistic expectations in pornography to enable them to develop healthy relationships

Take away a toolkit of activities for discussing pornography sensitively.

12:05 – 12:55
1B. Online - Primary

Learn how to talk to pupils about the level of access strangers have on social media to keep themselves safe from grooming and the dangers of the online world

Plus, gain access to our online terminology factsheet.

12:05 – 12:55

Understand the challenges facing LGBT students, how it can effect young people’s self-esteem and mental health and gain practical ways to support them whilst leading inclusive RSE

Take away a plan for challenging gender stereotypes in an inclusive RSE lesson.

Gemma Curtis, Head of Education, Diversity Role Models


12:55 to 13:55

12:55 – 13:55

13:55 to 14:25

13:55 – 14:25

Work with and engage parents in RSE, challenge their misconceptions of what their children learn about and ensure all pupils get access to this crucial area of education

Stephen de Silva, Consultant


14:25 to 14:35

14:35 to 15:25

14:35 – 15:25
2B. Curriculum - Secondary

Gain clear guidance on what to teach and when you should teach it and know how to link your RSE teaching with the KS3 & KS4 curriculum

Take away a pack of age appropriate topics to cover in secondary RSE lessons

Lesley de Meza, Consultant, Trainer and Writer at Lesley de Meza Ltd

14:35 – 15:25
2C. Consent

Gain practical resources and new methods to age appropriately talk to students about consent and how to keep themselves safe

Plus, share our quiz to gauge students’ understanding of consent

Rebecca Jennings, Consultant, RAISE

14:35 – 15:25
2A. Relationships - Primary

Know how to embed relationships education early, talk to children about boundaries and their own bodies and ensure their comfortable in all relationships

Jan Lever, Creator & Director of Jigsaw, Jan Lever Education Consultancy and Training


15:25 to 15:45

15:45 to 16:35

15:45 – 16:35
3A. Curriculum - Primary

Gain clear guidance on what you should be teaching and when you should teach it and develop a RSE programme that builds and develops throughout primary education

Take away a pack of age appropriate topics to cover in primary RSE lessons

Lynwen Jones, Health Education Consultant

15:45 – 16:35
3B. Sexting - Secondary

Understand the legal implications of sexting and know how to work with your students’ to prevent sharing of indecent images

Plus, gain access to our guide to understanding how the law applies, and how you can get the message across

Leanne Sutheran

15:45 – 16:35
3C. Faith Schools

Know how to implement and deliver high-quality age appropriate RSE without undermining your faith and the core values of your school

Read our case study on a faith school that is teaching RSE well

Stephen de Silva, Consultant