We want to help all schools to deliver high-quality Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) and Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) Education so that all young people are equipped to have healthy and respectful relationships, and leave school with the knowledge to prepare them for adult life.
The Department remains fully committed to conducting thorough and wide-ranging engagement with stakeholders, which will help us to reach evidence-based decisions on the content of the regulations and statutory guidance, as well as on the status of PSHE. We will set out shortly more details about the engagement process, the timetable and the work to consider age-appropriate subject content. We will consult on draft regulations and guidance and the regulations will then be laid in the House allowing for a full and considered debate. We are working towards schools teaching the new subjects from September 2019.