Heads or tails?

Topic Selected: Sexual Health

General Article icon Type: General Article

What young people are telling us about SRE.

SRE is slowly improving

The survey included the question ‘Please give a rating for your school SRE as a whole’

  • 22% of respondents rated their school SRE overall as either “bad” or “very bad”.
  • Just 10% rated it as “very good”.

However, male respondents were more likely than female respondents to rate their school SRE as “good” (29%) or “very good” (15%). Respondents identifying as trans, non-binary or other were least likely to rate their SRE as “good” or “very good”; 84% of these respondents rated their school SRE as “OK”, “bad” or “very bad”.

“In the past years in school I have never had SRE” (Male, 13 years old)

“Sex was still regarded as a taboo subject and the teachers seemed uncomfortable talking about it. The whole conc

Would you like to see the rest of this article and all the other benefits that Issues Online can provide with?

Sign up now for an immediate, no obligation FREE TRIAL and view the entire collection