The Department of Education Circular 2013/16 requires every school to have an up-to-date written policy on how it will address the delivery of Relationships and Sexuality Education. This guidance offers advice for schools on how to develop and review their policy.
UK. Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, Northern Ireland
The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety's Sexual Health Strategy identified Relationships and Sexuality Education as a priority in improving the sexual health and well-being of young people.
It is a statutory requirement for all schools in Northern Ireland to have a drugs policy and publish details in relation to the policy in their prospectus; deliver drugs education to include legal and illegal substances; and inform the Police Service of Northern Ireland if they believe or suspect