About BigTalk Education - a leading UK sex education social enterprise

Delivering high quality age appropriate relationship and sex education

BigTalk Education is a UK based social enterprise. We work to ensure as many children and young people as possible receive high quality relationship and sex education. Above all, this is designed to help keep them safe, healthy and happy. Working in schools across the UK with pupils from aged 3 to 18 as well as with their parents and teaching staff.

BigTalk Education currently delivers in around 160 schools annually. Our team also works nationally and internationally with professionals and academics.  We are leading the way in the field of relationship and sex education. Lynnette Smith, our founder is the chair of the Sex Education Forum’s advisory group and is a leading advocate of high quality RSE.

BigTalk Education Case Studies

Ormiston South Parade

Parents and staff at Ormiston South Parade Academy now have high levels of confidence in talking to the children about relationships, their bodies and reproduction.Parent feedback  "I feel this has been a good starting point to help me explain to my son about the...

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Secondary RSE Case Study

Confidence in CSE topic area Before lesson : 70%      After Lesson : 100%An Introduction to the Programme In 2016 Barnardo’s conducted a survey of over 1,000 young people aged between 11-15 years old, of these 74% said that all children would be safer if they had sex...

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Lincoln Gardens Primary School

It was our fourth year visiting Lincoln Gardens, so great to see high levels of confidence from staff and parents.  Due to the continued support from the staff and parents we were pleased to lead two parent sessions, both with excellent representation from across the...

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Pocklington School

It was our second year visiting Pocklington School and it was great to see great parent engagement with 21 parents attending our evening session. Parent's confidence levels were excellent following the session with 94% feeling happier to talk to their children about...

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Intake Primary Academy

It was our first year at Intake and it was fabulous to be asked back for next year at the end of the day, due to excellent staff feedback! The parents session was lively and involved parents from different countries and cultures, which created lots of interesting...

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Parkgate House School

After several visits to Parkgate  House School it was great to see lots of the children from year 1 now in year 6 and ready to move on. Seeing how their confidence in discussing the relevant topics in Relationship and Sex Education has grown, was really...

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Owston Park Primary

It was our fourth year visiting Owston Park Primary, so great to see high levels of confidence from staff and parents.  Due to the continued support from the staff and parents we were pleased with excellent representation from across the school.Parent feedback  "All...

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Barton St Peter’s School

Parents and staff at Barton St Peter's now have high levels of confidence in talking to the children about relationships, their bodies and reproduction.Parent feedback  "Really useful session to attend, wouldn't have known where to start when our son started to ask...

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St Peter’s Catholic Primary

We met 38 parents during our first visit to St Peter's Catholic Primary in Doncaster and the reception we had was fantastic from both parents and staff alike. Many of the parents bought copies of our book Bodies, Babies and Bellybuttons as they were keen to ensure...

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Hadrian Academy

As our first school of the academic year, it is always lovely to visit our friends at Hadrian's Academy in Dunstable, yet again this year we had a fabulous turn out of over 40 parents and staff at the parents' session. Parents' feedback "Excellent session, it has been...

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John Harrison C of E Primary

The confidence of the teaching staff was already strong at 81% when we came this year, which is great to see as this was our sixth year of delivering the Growing Up Safe Whole School Approach. Despite it being one of our longest standing schools on the programme its...

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Brigg Primary School

It was our third year visiting Brigg Primary School and it was great to meet some of the parents of the younger children in the school who came along for the first time. Confidence levels of teaching staff and parents have been consistently high which is great! Parent...

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St Joseph’s Retford

The increases in confidence we saw from teaching staff and parents were phenomenal in our first visit to St Joseph's in Retford.  Parent feedback  "Friendly and approachable deliverers. Good presentation and visuals to accompany the talk. I feel confident and happy...

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Enfield Academy of New Waltham

This year was our first visit to Enfield Academy and it was great to see such positive increases in staff confidence as a result, thank you to everyone in school for making us so welcome. Parents' feedback "Very informative, I didn't know what to expect, but now I...

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St Marie’s Catholic Primary School

It was great to see the 30 parents and guardians that came along to our parents year at St Marie's Catholic Primary School in Sheffield. We met some parents whose children were new to the school, as well as some we had met before that came along for a refresher on how...

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Saint Augustine Webster

It was great to see that the levels of confidence of staff and parents had remained high from our first visit last year at Saint Augustine Webster, now in the high 90s following our second visit. Parents' feedback "Very informative and interesting, glad to know this...

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Yarborough Academy

Visiting Yarborough Academy for the first time, our team received a warm welcome with 20 parents and carers attending our parents meeting along with all teaching staff. Parent confidence in talking to their children about keeping safe rising by 24% and staff...

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Heatherwood School

Heatherwood is a coeducational special school for pupils who have severe learning difficulties and additional profound and complex physical / medical needs. With multiple visits to the school our team paced the sessions to the pupils abilities, working closely with...

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Manor Lodge Primary School

The motto at Manor Lodge Primary is 'learning for life' and we think that our Growing Up Safe sessions are some of the most important lessons the children we work with will learn in life. Parent feedback  "Thank you for explaining what will happen with the children,...

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Thorne Green Top Primary

There is nothing more our team love, than coming away from a parent's session knowing we are leaving every single parent or carer 100% confident about talking to their children about keeping safe, their bodies and reproduction. Parents' feedback "I found that the...

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Holme Valley Primary School

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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Introduction to age appropriate RSE

Our guide to high quality, age appropriate Relationship & Sex Education for your child, helping you know what to expect from us.

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! Find out more > 

 

BigTalk Education's RSE Lessons for Life

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. Find out more >

 

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.