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Sex and relationship education (SRE)

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Last updated on 11 April 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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Is sex and relationship education statutory? SRE is only compulsory from the age of 11 in maintained secondary and special schools, but other schools can provide it if they wish. All pupils in maintained schools must be taught the aspects of SRE that form part of the science National Curriculum.

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Contents

  1. 1 Status of SRE 
  2. 2 Parents' right to withdraw their children from SRE
  3. 3 Compulsory aspects of SRE
  4. 4 Statutory guidance on SRE
  5. 5 SRE policies

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