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How to Deliver RSE

If you want to improve your knowledge, skills and confidence when it comes to RSE, then this is the course for you.

Effective Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) is not only important, it’s essential. Young people need support navigating puberty, relationships and first sex. And yet, a staggering five out of six young people lack adequate sex and relationships education at home.

Brook works with teachers and young people every day and so we understand the challenges you face. We know that there is a lack of clear, applicable guidance for you when it comes to delivering RSE. We also know there is a lack of support when it comes to navigating the challenges RSE can bring.

Our new e-learning course, How to Deliver RSE, addresses this gap. You’ll get 3 hours’ worth of interactive content that you can access when you like over a two year period. You’ll also get access to lesson plans, activities, and resources. Once complete, you’ll receive a certificate as proof of your commitment to delivering great RSE.

Here’s why our course stands out

How to Deliver RSE takes you on a journey; beginning with the importance of RSE, through to how to implement a spiral curriculum and plan lessons. It also includes an in-depth look at some of the challenges you may encounter. So, if you’re looking for a refresh on how to teach RSE or are completely new to the subject, we’ve got you covered.

This updated version of How to Deliver RSE embeds RSE in the current landscape. 

From effectively engaging parents and carers, to understanding how to apply the 2020 guidance, we’ll make sure you’re equipped with the latest knowledge and understanding.

Teaching RSE can be daunting. Our course will prepare and empower you to navigate potential challenges in a constructive manner. And it will leave you able to do so in a way that fosters a safe, inclusive space for all students.

Good RSE needs to be accessible and inclusive of all young people. Module 4 is dedicated to equipping you to effectively navigate religion and faith within RSE. And Module 6 focuses on how to adapt content to be accessible for neurodivergent and/or disabled young people.

Brook has been delivering RSE for decades. This course is grounded in the experience of our Education Team who are at the forefront of providing excellent RSE to young people across the UK, every day.

Course structure

The course is made up of six modules. Each one delivers engaging, interactive content that helps you to learn, reflect and test yourself. The course is also rich with downloadable resources that helps you move from theory, straight to practice.

This will leave you with an understanding of the importance of evidence-based practice. It will help you to become familiar with the guidance and requirements in your region and will provide the tools to develop a robust RSE policy.

A spiral curriculum means teaching topics that are timely and age appropriate, whilst building on knowledge year on year. This module gives examples of a spiral curriculum in action on three different topics.

This module helps you to check that your knowledge, confidence and skills are where you need them to be. It covers preparation, planning and exploring your own values and expectations. It addresses inclusivity and prioritising safety and boundaries. It also explores safeguarding, providing support, guidance and signposting.

This module will help you to navigate some of the tricky issues that are thrown up by the intersection of faith and RSE. It includes a look at the mandatory guidance and equalities legislation, as well as the lived experience of young people of faith.

This module will identify potentially difficult and sensitive issues for parents and carers. It will support you to implement a range of strategies that will help, including advice on hosting an effective parents and carers RSE event. It also explains how to support parents and carers with techniques they can use to discuss relationships and sex at home.

Recognising some of the barriers to learning that young people may experience in RSE is key to help them overcome them. This module explores different teaching strategies with suitably adapted lesson plans.

Interwoven into these modules are:

  • 23 lesson plans, handouts and resources that will support you to deliver effective lessons on consent, puberty and LGBT+ identities
  • 7 guidance and policy documents to support the implementation of a whole school approach including:
    • Outlines of the RSE Topic Requirements for Primary and Secondary
    • Advice on developing a school RSE policy
    • Questions to consider when developing your RSE curriculum
    • Guidance on planning a Parents and Carers Event
  • 2 animations outlining the evidence behind RSE and how RSE is designed to be age appropriate (great for sharing with parents)
  • Step-by-step overviews of how to plan and deliver a spiral curriculum on consent and on LGBT+ relationships

Still unsure?  

Join 32,000 people who trust our approach

How to Deliver RSE is hosted on our online learning platform, Brook Learn. Over 32,000 people are already registered on Brook Learn, for content that you can’t get anywhere else. What’s more, 95% of people rated our online training as ‘good’ or ‘very good’.

Explore the 11 courses Brook Learn has to offer – many of which are free to access.

We also have a full PSHE curriculum for key stages 1-5. By using it, you will be meeting the statutory guidance for mandatory Relationships and Sex Education, and all PSHE Association principals and outcomes.

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FAQs

Although this course is more relevant for secondary schools there is still plenty of content that is applicable to primary schools.

Upon completing the course, you’ll get a certificate to celebrate your commitment to delivering excellent RSE.

Anyone involved in teaching RSE would benefit from the content of this course, however, where mandatory guidance and legislation is mentioned, this is referring to England.

The course costs £40 per person for two years’ access. You can complete the course as many times as you like in the two years, and the price also includes the lesson plans and resources.

Have another question? Get in touch with us and we’ll be happy to help. 

Buying the course

Go to the course product page and pay online using our secure system.  

Once payment is complete, your account on Brook Learn will be created. You will be able to access the course on the page after checkout, or log in to Brook Learn using the email address and password you chose at checkout. On Brook Learn, the course will be under the ‘My Courses’ tab. 

How to deliver RSE (2023)

£40.00

This online training course will help you prepare and deliver great Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) at your school. After taking this course, you will feel confident and equipped to teach excellent mandatory RSE that ensures the best outcomes for young people.

I’m ready to buy

Purchasing the course using the above will only allow the purchaser to access the course. 

If you’re buying the course for someone else, you can buy it for them using a voucher. Enter their email address on the voucher page, add it to your basket and checkout. Once payment is complete, they will be sent a code to buy the course to redeem at checkout. 

Voucher: How to deliver RSE (2023)

£40.00

This online training course will help you prepare and deliver great Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) at your school. After taking this course, you will feel confident and equipped to teach excellent mandatory RSE that ensures the best outcomes for young people.

Buy a voucher

If you’re buying for a few people, the easiest way is to buy several vouchers and add them individually. Enter their email address on the voucher page, add it to your basket and checkout. Once payment is complete, they will be sent a code to buy the course to redeem at checkout. 

If you’re buying 10 or more, we can offer group discounts. The more you buy, the more you save.

Get in touch with our Business Development team to discuss your options at training@brook.org.uk. We can then set up a group enrolment code making it easy for your staff to self-register on our platform when it suits them best.