13 May 2022

Friday 13 May 2022

This week’s Talk Time has a Living and Learning focus:

I know what consent is.

Consent forms a part of everyday life: permission to take or publish a photo is a form of consent.

Because matters around consent can occur anywhere, it’s important to consider a range of scenarios. That way, you’ll be able to appreciate how you, or others, might feel in those situations and can think about the words or actions that follow. As a starting point, you could look at the following scenarios and consider how you might respond:

What other situations can your child think of where consent is important?

When we reviewed our Relationships and Sex Education Policy, very many parents and carers wanted consent to feature more. This is why we’re including consent in our homework. Talking about consent in relation to our own bodies can be appropriate for children of any age.

These R2s will help you in a situation where you’re asking for consent: