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About BigTalk Education - a leading sex education UK social enterprise

Delivering high quality age appropriate relationship and sex education

BigTalk Education is a UK based social enterprise who work to ensure as many children and young people as possible receive high quality relationship and sex education, to help keep them safe, healthy & happy. We work in schools across the UK with pupils from aged 3 to 18 and their parents delivering relationship and sex education, we currently deliver in around 160 schools annually. We also work nationally and internationally with professionals and academics leading the way in the field of relationship and sex education.

About Lynnette Smith

Find out about BigTalk Education’s founder Lynnette Smith, the chair of the Sex Education Forum’s advisory committee.

Our team

Meet our team of expert relationship and sex education facilitators, that work with children and young people across the UK.

Our vision and values

Read BigTalk Education’s company vision and find out how we fulfil our social enterprise mission.

Our schools

Look at where we currently deliver and find out what our schools say about BigTalk Education.

Read case studies about our taught programmes of relationship and sex education in schools (UK)

Holme Valley Primary School – June 2018

Parents and staff at Holme Valley Primary School in Scunthorpe now have high levels of confidence in talking to the children about relationships, their bodies and reproduction. Parents' feedback " I have been in BigTalk Education sessions at the school I work at, was...

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Scunthorpe C of E Primary School – May 2018

Scunthorpe C of E is one of our most diverse schools, situated in the town centre and home to over 20 nationalities. The teaching and support staff are incredibly supportive, having worked with the BigTalk Education team for over 4 years through the Growing Up Safe :...

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Howden Junior School – May 2018

The parents' at Howden Junior's are always incredibly engaged and this year was no exception, with over 20 attending this years' parents session. Staff's self assessment in confidence took a huge leap this year with confidence more than doubling. Parents' feedback...

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West Grantham Academy St John’s – April 2018

During our session with parent's at St John's we saw confidence levels double. With confidence levels above 90% for both parents and staff, the work we have done in school will be supported throughout the year. Parents' feedback "I feel more confident that the...

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Kirton Lindsey Primary School – April 2018

The motto at Kirton Lindsey is 'where young minds shine' and their key aim is to support every single child to embrace their individuality and achieve all they are capable of. BigTalk Education are proud to support the school and deliver award winning relationship and...

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Eye C of E Primary School – April 2018

Travelling down to Peterborough to visit Eye Primary is always a pleasure and this year was no exception. It is fabulous to have 100% parent confidence in speaking to their children about relationships, their bodies and reproduction. Parents' feedback "Really...

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Request information on BigTalk Education's services for your school

If BigTalk Education do not currently visit your child’s school, but you would like us to send school details about our services, please request an information pack.

BigTalk Education’s Growing Up Safe Programme

Children want their parents to be the first people to talk to them about growing up, sex and relationships. Yet many parents say they lack confidence to answer their children’s questions frankly, Schools are there to help, and BigTalk Education are here to support Schools and Teachers. Members of the BigTalk Team can come into School for a part or whole day, ensuring your children (and you as parents) are well educated to keep them safe, healthy and happy!

BigTalk Education’s 5 Star SMART RSE

Our Programme in Secondary Schools uses a Youth Work approach to RSE delivery, participation, empowerment and inclusion are fundamental to its success. Our Team fosters a non-judgmental, relaxed, receptive atmosphere, which doesn’t shy away from sensitive issues.

Bodies, Babies & Bellybuttons

This book is a gentle introduction for children about their bodies and where they come from. A must have for all parents to help answer your children’s questions in a simple, understandable and age appropriate way.

Feedback from parents on BigTalk Education's Growing Up Safe relationship and sex education programme

"Very interesting to see what and how the children will be taught about these issues so we are able to as parents to feel confident at home with this topic."

June 2018

Kayley James

Mother of Year 2 Pupil, Park Primary School

"Great talk, beforehand I was unsure how much they should know at such young age, and was worried they were expected to know more. I’m very reassured now that the delivery of this information will be informed and appropriate and I am mow prepared for any questions that will arise from the classroom talk."

April 2018

Lisa Timms

Mother of Nursery Pupil, Sprotborough Orchard Infants School

 BigTalk Education were awarded the prestigious 2017 Pamela Sheridan Award for innovation and good practice in relationships and sex education.