From September 2020 Relationships and Sex Education alongside Health Education will become statutory in both Primary and Secondary maintained schools.

The department for Education believe that, 'Todays young people are growing up in an increasingly complex world and living their lives seamlessly on and offline. This presents many positive and exciting opportunities, but also challenges and risks. In this environment, children and young people need to know how to be safe and healthy, and how to manage their academic, personal and social lives in a positive way.