Statutory relationships and health education

On this page: resources, guidance and policy documents to support your school in preparing for statutory relationships and health education.

From September 2020, relationships and health education will become statutory in primary and special schools and relationships and sex education and health education will become statutory in high and special schools . The health improvement team are working with schools across the borough to prepare them for this curriculum change.

Schools can find more information about the new guidance here:

Ealing Council have written a letter of endorsement for the statutory relationships, sex and health education guidance (EGfL login required).

If you have any questions or require further guidance, please contact Claire on

Primary schools relationships education

The health improvement team have re-written the relationships education lessons which form part of the PSHE scheme of work. These lessons are in line with the DfE guidance for teaching relationships education. These lessons should be used in primary schools from September 2020.

Useful documents (EGfL login required):

Primary and special schools guidance

Primary school resources

High school relationship and sex education

The health improvement team have written a series of lessons based on relationships and sex education for high schools. These lessons can be adapted as needed to support the delivery of RSE in high schools.

High school and special school guidance

High school resources

Resources for schools (EGfL login required):

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Last updated: 08 Sep 2022

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