Frequently asked questions from members of the Association answered by our team of Subject Specialists.


Episode 1 Assessment, Parental Consultation and Remote Learning



Signposted resources in this episode


In this episode, PSHE Association Subject Specialist Lydia Stober answers questions from our members on:


  • 01:37 — What's the best way to assess/feedback to children on the learning they are completing remotely in PSHE?
  • 05:29 — How are you planning to support PSHE leaders to deliver RSE and Health Education from September?
  • 10:05 — What areas can we safely teach/explore through online lessons?

Lydia also answers a series of Quick fire questions at the end of the video (13:38), covering: where colleagues can find templates and samples of RSE policies; how colleagues can help teenage pupils to understand the importance of sleep; ideas for communicating RSE changes to parents; future plans for gambling-related materials.


If you've enjoyed this episode and would like to ask our Subject Specialist team a question of your own, then Send us an email and we might answer it in one of our upcoming episodes


NEW! Episode 2 Back-to-school, naming external genitalia, PSHE beyond KS4 and more



Signposted resources in this episode



In this episode, PSHE Association Senior Subject Specialist Jenny Fox answers questions from our members on:


  • 01:28 — I have been asked to provide overviews of the knowledge a teacher would need to deliver each key stage of the pshe curriculum, to put in place training for teachers. Some guidance on how I should approach this would be most appreciated.
  • 05:58 — In Year Six, what is compulsory for RSE and what is optional?
  • 10:59 — I am preparing the PSHE curriculum for September 2020 and would like advice around teaching the session linked to naming parts of the genitalia. How can staff approach this with confidence?
  • 15:55 — Do you know of good resources on county lines & prevent/radicalisation and safeguarding for primary to Year 8?
  • 19:09 — What are the required elements of the Programme of Study for Key Stage 5? What topics would you recommend for a Year 12 and Year 13 scheme of work?
  • 24:26 — When schools are back, what advice or resources would you give to school teams about how to teach/discuss the children's experience of Covid-19?


If you've enjoyed this episode and would like to ask our Subject Specialist team a question of your own, then Send us an email and we might answer it in one of our upcoming episodes


Send us an email with your question for our Subject Specialist team.



Become a member to:

Access member-only resources

Our growing catalogue of lesson plans, guidance and planning tools will help you deliver effective PSHE education (including RSE and Health Education).


Access to member-only CPD & events

Our online and face-to-face training will support you to provide PSHE that meets your pupils’ needs and statutory/Ofsted requirements.


Access Subject Specialist support

Our team of Subject Specialists will help you to plan, optimise and deliver high quality PSHE education. Support available by phone, email and online.


Join your national community

Join our rapidly growing national network of like-minded PSHE professionals! Strength in numbers allows us to work together towards improved status, quality and resourcing.

Sign up