Engaging parents with relationships education policy

A guide for primary headteachers setting out why they must engage parents on their school's relationships education policy and tips on how to do so.

Applies to England



From September 2020, relationships education will be compulsory for primary schools. This guidance provides information on engaging parents on this subject.

The guidance has advice, tips and case studies on how to carry out effective parental engagement including where to go for help and the role governors and trustees can play in the engagement process.

There are more guides to help parents learn about relationships, sex and health education.

Updates to this page

Published 10 October 2019

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