Please find below a list of evidence-based reports, guidance and policies that have all been used to help inform and support the All About Me programme and promote the healthy sexual development of children.
- UNESCO (2018). International technical guidance on sexuality education: An evidence-informed approach’.
- Sex Education Forum, National Children’s Bureau (2018). ‘Principles of good RSE: 12 key points for good RSE’.
- Barnardo’s (2018). ‘Involve us, respect us: Engaging young people in relationships and sex education’.
- Brook & CEOP (2018). ‘Digital Romance: A research project exploring young people’s use of technology in their romantic relationships and love lives’.
- IPPF (2016). ‘Putting sexuality back into Comprehensive Sexuality Education: making the case for a rights-based, sex-positive approach’.
- Sex Education Forum, National Children’s Bureau (2016). ‘Heads or Tails? – what young people are telling us about SRE’.
- Women’s & Equalities Committee Report (2016). ‘Sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools’.
- Department for Health (2013). ‘Developing strong relationships and supporting positive sexual health’.
- Ofsted (2013). ‘Not yet good enough: personal, social, health and economic education in schools’.
Additional policies and guidance that have influenced the All About Me programme
- Keeping Children Safe in Education
- Behaviour & Discipline in Schools
- Equality Act 2010
- SEND code of practice: 0 to 25 years
- Mental Health & Behaviour in Schools
- Sexting in Schools & Colleges: responding to incidents & safeguarding young people (UK Council for Child Internet Safety 2016)
- Sexual Harassment & Sexual Violence between Children in Schools & Colleges (DfE Dec 2017)
- DfE Relationships Education, Relationship & Sex Education & Health Education Guidance 2019