25 Aug '14

News Sex education should begin at seven, claim Lib Dems

Party also calls for academies and free schools to teach sex and relationship education to help children make informed decisionsThe Liberal Democrats called on Tuesday for a significant extension of sex education in schools, saying "age-appropriate" sex education should be taught from the age of seven.In a statement, David Laws, the education minister, has said that academies and free schools should have to teach sex and relationship education. Under current rules, sex and relationship education is compulsory in council-run secondary schools, but not for academies and free schools, and not for primary school pupils. Continue reading...

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