Parental Consultation – RSE

As you may already be aware, the Department for Education has announced changes to relationships and sex education following nationwide consultation. These changes will come into effect from September 2020 and all schools will be required to comply with the updated requirements. Due to COVID 19 schools have been able to delay this until the summer term 2021. The statutory guidance can be found at:

As part of implementing the RSE curriculum, schools must consult with the children, parents, staff and governors to ensure there is a general consensus on our approaches to policy and the curriculum content. Below you will find attached a letter to parents and guidance for parents from the Department of Education.

RSE letter



Newtown Linford Primary School will be starting their consultation process on Monday 26th October 2020; the consultation will close on the Friday 27th November 2020.

As part of this, parents, staff and governors, will be asked to read through the following school policy and curriculum and make comments:

RSE Newtown Linford Policy and Curriculum


We look forward to hearing your views and please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have queries regarding this process.