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Talking to pupils about sexism, sexual harassment and assault
It can be tricky to talk to pupils about sensitive topics. Use our guidance to set up discussion groups and get honest reflections from your pupils – it’s one step towards tackling sexism and sexual harassment in your school.
- Build work around RSE and PSHE
- Start with a survey
- Decide which staff are best placed to lead discussions
- Set up small discussion groups
- Build the conversation with questions linked to PSHE
- Turn the discussion to relationships
- Introduce the topic at hand
- Leave an open door for further discussion
- One session may not be enough
- Use sessions to inform changes
- Keep the following in mind
- Further reading and resources
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