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School relationship and sex education programmes

BigTalk Education's delivered school sex education programmes

Working across a wide range of educational settings, the specialist relationship and sex education facilitators at BigTalk Education delivered at over 160 schools and institutions in academic year 17/18. This section gives you a guide to our taught, school sex education programmes across a range of settings, if you would like more information please get in touch.

Which of our school sex education programmes do you want to find out about?

Primary RSE

Our Growing Up Safe : Whole School Approach is a Pamela Sheridan award winning relationship and sex education programme delivered in primary, infants, junior and nursery schools across the UK.

Secondary RSE

Our Five star SMART programme is a comprehensive relationship and sex education programme for secondary schools. Covering key topics such as  relationships, consent, parenthood, STIs, LGBT, CSE and many more.

RSE in Faith Schools

Read about how our Growing Up Safe : Whole School Approach programme works in faith schools up and down the country. Understand how the values of our team complement school and family values and beliefs. 

RSE in Special Schools

With experience working with pupils with special educational needs and disabilities, find out how our expert relationship and sex education facilitators can help keep your children safe, healthy and happy.


Ensuring children and young people in Pupil Referral Units have high quality relationship and sex education is imperative. Read about our work with the William Henry Smith school in Leeds for information on our programme.

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

"This is our second year with the programme and we wanted to roll this out across the whole school. The sessions were thoroughly informative dealing with issues sensitively but openly. The programme covered a lot of ground effectively. Our children are now confident, knowledgeable and will hopeful grow to be respectful adults once again, a great job. Thank you for spending the day with us."

Amma Shaw

Deputy Headteacher, Bedwell Primary School, Stevenage

"The materials used are at an informative level, without being inappropriate. The language used by the team was at the children's' level so they were able to understand. The children were put at ease, to answer and ask questions. The section on reproduction was very well discussed and paced, to inform the children about sexual relationships, as too were the puberty and period sections. Very good tutors!"

Tracy Brown

Teacher, Priory Lane Community School, Scunthorpe

"One of the best talks on this subject area I have experienced in my teaching career. The instructors were very relaxed and this created a relaxed and open environment."

Mrs C Keel

Head of Science, Kingshott Prep School, Hertfordshire

"High quality delivery which is completely age appropriate, also includes e-safety, transgender, gay, lesbian – essential knowledge." 

Laura Brough

Assistant Headteacher, Eye Primary School, Peterborough

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

"Great idea, this should've been implemented years ago! Nice, relaxed delivery, very good!"

September 2018

Andrew Goodland

Father of Year 1 Pupil

"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 now prepared for any questions that will arise from the classroom talk."

April 2018

Lisa Timms

Mother of Nursery Pupil, Sprotborough Orchard Infants School

"I think this is fantastic. The age appropriateness makes it not OTT but gives them the right information which is so important."

September 2018

Hannah Crosbie

Mother of Year 3 Pupil, Hadrian Primary Academy

"With our two boys I have been concerned about talking to them as we are a same sex couple, but now I feel supported by the school and have a great book resource. Thank you."

September 2018

J. E. Leitning

Parent of Year 3 and Year 6 Pupils

BigTalk Education Case Studies

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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Hadrian Academy – September 2018

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 Church of England 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 – July 2018

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 – July 2018

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 – June 2018

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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