Relationships and Sex Education

SRE is a major issue.

See links to national surveys and campaigns SRE in the UK

Recent Governments have asked schools to help but given little concrete support for a difficult task

The Health Behaviour Group took on a research and development programme for SRE from the University of Exeter where for 20 years a group gradually developed a program that makes the task straightforward and even enjoyable for teachers even when teaching as non-PSHE experts.  It is popular with students, parents, teachers, managers and commissioners, has been extensively evaluated and is now cheap or even free as downloads! It can make a real difference to your students' immediate and future lives because it achieves not just knowledge gain, but healthier beliefs and behaviours

To see more detail follw the links to our      Rationale      with       Bold claims        and          Evidence

  • The SRE project of the Health Behaviour group simply asks you to take us seriously –
    • SRE is recognised to be a major issue nationally for everyone involved 
    • Good SRE is acknowledged by Ofsted but of little value in league tables
    • Schools could play a huge role in helping young people
    • And their parents rate it as an important part of theri children's edcuation for life
    • The task is notoriously difficult
    • Schools receive encouragement, but little concrete help from the governent
  • In the University of Exeter and the Health Behaviour group we have worked for 30 years to find solutions
    • The result is a programme for mainstream schools that is unique in the UK - Apause
    • And is by far the most widely evaluated by ourselves and externally by government 
    • All our resources can be freely downloaded to examine or try 
    • Resources, training and evaluation are also cheap in bundles or individual units
  • Teachers will find training and teaching Apause straightforward and will enjoy it!
  • It has developed from an expensive to a cheap intervention while improving quality and ease of use in schools
  • Health professionals can have important roles to play in one or more exercises and can use sessions to introduce themselves and their services to students
  • We have worked hard to produce a really useful resource and make bold claims!
  • If they look interesting have a good browse of this website,
  • Contact us for any queries you have and we will try to help  


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