Dear Parents/Carers,

We would like to introduce you to the PSHCE/RSE page on the Westside Website, which is dedicated to addressing the vital aspects of Personal, Social, Health and career education (PSHCE) and Relationship and Sex Education (RSE). These programmes play a crucial role in the development of young people in our schools by equipping them with the necessary skills, knowledge, and understanding to navigate difficult moral, social, and health-related issues that arise in their lives and society.

At Westside, we are committed to fostering confident, healthy, independent individuals who are well-prepared for their roles as  workers and members of society. Effective PSHCE/RSE is an integral part of our holistic approach to safeguarding our pupils through the curriculum.

To provide you with more detailed information about how these policies are embedded in Westside's Curriculum, we have attached our comprehensive policy document. It outlines our strategies for delivering high-quality PSHCE/RSE education and ensures that it is seamlessly integrated into various subjects across all grade levels.

As a parent/carer, it is important for you to be aware that you have the right to withdraw your child from sex education up until three terms before your child turns 16. If you wish to exercise this right, please complete the withdrawal form attached below.

Furthermore, we want to assure you that we prioritise transparency when it comes to our curriculum. Therefore, any resources used during PSHCE/RSE lessons can be found on the website. This accessibility allows both parents and students to review and understand the materials being taught.

We believe that open communication between home and school is essential in supporting your child's overall development. We encourage you to explore our PSHCE/RSE page on the Westside Website and familiarise yourself with the valuable resources available.

Thank you for your continued partnership in creating a safe and nurturing environment for all our students.


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PHSCE 2023 2024 21st Sep 2023 Download
Withdrawal form for sex education RSE 22nd Sep 2023 Download
RSE POLICY 2023 2024 22nd Sep 2023 Download