For many years we have used 'A Journey in Love' for our Relationships and Sex education.
As a school we have now decided that we are going to also use a programme called Life to the Full by Ten Ten Resources. Ten Ten is an award-winning Catholic educational organisation that is well-respected and very experienced in this field of work. We already use their materials for assemblies etc. All other Catholic schools in Bury also use this resource. The content of the lessons will not change for our children - as we have already been exploring these issues for some years. We will be using this resource to support our existing teaching alongside our PSHE and RE curriculum.
Life to the Full has been approved by our diocese. Furthermore, Ten Ten have entered into a partnership with the Catholic Education Service and the Department for Education
Through their programme, Ten Ten understand the foundational role that parents have in educating and nurturing their children on these matters. Within the programme, they have built in resources which will not only keep you informed about what is being taught in school, but will also give you the opportunity to engage your children in discussion, activity and prayer.
As a Catholic school, our mission is to support the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of all of our pupils, rooted in the wisdom and teaching of the Church. The education of children in human sexuality is an important, precious and privileged responsibility. The Church teaches us that this is very much a partnership with parents, in which parents are the ‘first educators’ of their children on these matters; ultimately, you confer on us the right to co-educate your children with you.
Although as a parent you will not see any significant changes to our current practice, we would like to have your feedback on our approach. To this end, we have opened another consultation period during which we welcome your feedback. Please see the consultation tool link below and the questionnaire link. Thank you