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Relationships and Sex Education

Relationships and Sex Education

Sexting, online pornography, staying safe online, transgender issues - should these topics be included in new sex and relationships education (SRE) guidelines for schools in England?

The Department for Education is asking parents and young people for their opinions in an eight-week call for views on what should be covered.

The current SRE guidelines have not been updated since the year 2000.

Ministers say this is "unacceptable" and want new guidance for autumn 2019.

The drive to improve and update SRE in schools in England comes as figures collected by BBC Panorama show a rise in the number of sexual assaults by children.

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