What do all these acronyms mean?

• PSHE Is the umbrella term under which RSE/SRE is taught It stands for Personal, Social Health Education. There is also RSHE which is Relationships, Sex and Health Education.

•RSE/SRE Historically, Sex Education was called SRE, Sex and Relationships Education At Wickham
Common, we have always called it RSE, as we feel this focuses on relationships (Relationships and Sex Education) These terms are interchangeable and you may see this referred to generally as SRE.


•In the new guidance it is the Relationships Education which is statutory for Primary Schools from September 2020 Parents and carers do have the right to withdraw their child from the sex aspect of Relationships Education.

Below are some useful links about the new SRE curriculum: 

RSE at Wickham Common

Draft RSE Policy

DfE Information and FAQ's 

RSE Parent Questionnaire