R.S.E.- Relationships and Sexuality Education
Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) is an integral part of the S.P.H.E programme. The sensitive elements of the RSE programme are covered under the Strand Units, ‘Growing and Changing’ and ‘Taking Care of my Body’.
Topics covered from Junior Infants to 2nd Class include
Making age appropriate choices
Appreciating the variety of family types and variety of family life that exists in our school and community
Recognising and expressing feelings
Self care, hygiene, diet, exercise and sleep
Expressing opinions and listening to others
Topics covered from 3rd Class to 6th Class include
Healthy eating, personal hygiene, exercise
Appreciating the variety of family types within out school and community and how these family relationships shape us
Making healthy and responsible decisions
There are links below, explaining the content of the RSE programme and how you may support your child and encourage further discussions at home.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me.