Is parenting a statutory part of Relationships and Sex Education in school?

Ages 14-16 : Being a young parent

DfE statutory guidance for Relationships, Sex and Health Education states the following should be included in PSHE lessons at secondary school:

The roles and responsibilities of parents with respect to raising of children, including the characteristics of successful parenting;
How committed stable relationships might contribute to human happiness and their importance for bringing up children.

This pack looks at the responsibilities of being a young parent including social and financial implications. It also considers effective parenting.

This pack contains the following activities:

  • How young is too young?
  • Advantages and disadvantages of being a teen parent
  • The changing face of parenthood
  • What makes an effective parent?
  • The happiest children in the world?
  • Can they afford a baby?
  • Nature or nurture?

Ages 14-16 : Being a young parent
This resource includes the following files:
  • Ages 14-16 Being a young parent V2 Sept 21
Lesson plans are flexible allowing for differentiation and the accompanying PowerPoint presentations can be edited according to your needs.
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