Cambs SRE Gateway provides a comprehensive directory of charities and organisations from the voluntary and community sector that provide Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) services and work around healthy relationships to schools across Cambridgeshire.
All providers listed on Cambs SRE Gateway have completed a self-assessment quality assurance check under our Quality Assurance System (QAS), which supports schools in choosing high quality providers suitable to their needs.
Cambs SRE Gateway is specifically designed to support schools to identify quality external providers from the voluntary and community sector that can offer age-appropriate SRE services in schools in Cambridgeshire.
Cambs SRE Gateway can be used by PSHE coordinators, teachers, pastoral support staff, school nurses and members of management.
Having external SRE providers work in schools can provide a number of benefits. External providers can enrich the SRE curriculum through direct classroom input by bringing particular skills, methods, perspectives and expertise. In some cases, external providers provide the extra capacity to run small-group or one-to-one SRE with particular pupils and to ensure that the needs of all young people are met. They can also make a valuable contribution to the wider development of SRE in a school, for example through supporting teachers, school leaders and governors in improving provision; or by working directly with parents and carers. External providers can contribute to SRE either directly in the classroom or indirectly through building the school’s capacity.
Inside the classroom, external SRE providers can support pupils in:
Source: Sex Education Forum – External visitors and sex and relationships education.