Leader in relationships & sexuality education

The True All School program is Australia's leading relationships and sexuality education (RSE) program. The program has been developed for the needs of Australian schools and families, backed by True's 40+ years of experience.

Learning about relationships and sexuality

Children are sexual beings from the moment they are born and their sexuality continues to develop throughout life. Whilst parents and carers are children's primary source of relationships and sexuality education, supporting children's healthy sexual development is a responsibility that is shared by schools, parents and carers.

Children and young people who receive comprehensive sexuality education and respectful relationships education (inclusive of sexual abuse prevention education) from an early age are more likely to:

  • feel good about themselves
  • understand and accept changes
  • appreciate and accept individual differences
  • are more likely to make informed and responsible sexual decisions later in life
  • are less vulnerable to sexual abuse
  • understand appropriate and inappropriate behaviour
  • talk about their feelings and experiences

Mapped to the Australian National Curriculum

Relationships and sexuality education is an important curriculum responsibility for schools. The True All School program is evidence informed and mapped to the national curriculum for Prep to Year 10. Year 11 & 12 programs support students to develop 21st century skills in line with the Queensland Curriculum & Assessment Authority (QCAA) senior syllabus.

True's approach

True's approach to education involves respectful facilitation, free of discrimination and mindful of the diversity that exists in different relationships and families. All program content and activities are age-appropriate and align with the curriculum.

Students, teachers and families

Schools, parents and carers work together to support children and young people to learn about relationships and sexuality. True can deliver professional development for teachers to help them to continue addressing relationships and sexuality education topics in the classroom. Schools can also arrange sessions for parents and carers to support their child's learning and to support ongoing, open communication at home.

Flexibility

The All School program can be tailored to address local circumstances. For example, True can tailor programs for smaller classes with multiple year levels. Further, True offers several course options for schools to maximise learning outcomes or budget stretch. True's team works closely with schools to ensure that programs meet the needs of the entire school community including comprehensive programs over several years.

Fees

Lower and Upper Primary

Number of classes booked Price per hour per class +GST
1 $300
2 $275
3 $250
4 or more $225
Please contact True for a detailed quotation for your school.

Secondary and Senior Secondary

Number of classes booked Price per hour per class +GST
1 $350
2 $325
3 $300
4 or more $275
Please contact True for a detailed quotation for your school.

Bookings

The True All School program is offered Queensland-wide. Please contact our state-wide contact number with enquiries or to make a booking: (07) 3250 0280 or schools@true.org.au.

Courses

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Lower Primary - Prep to Year 3

Keep Me Safe

Keep Me Safe teaches personal safety to young students in a healthy, positive way. It commences in Prep with the introductory lesson and builds on key focus areas through to the advanced lesson in year 3. The focus areas at each level remain the same but the activities and structure change as children develop their understanding and literacy.

Focus Areas

  • Helping students to identify types of touch
  • Recognise and name external public & private body parts
  • Developing an understanding of feelings
  • Helping students to identify their personal safety network
  • Includes the 'I have the right to be safe' booklet for children to take home and discuss with parents

Structure

  • 2 x 30 minute sessions
  • The program includes a variety of interactive experiences for students to enjoy, including class discussion, story time and colouring-in.

Upper Primary - Years 4 to 6

Looking After My Body (Year 4)

Looking after my body teachers personal safety to young students in a healthy, positive way. The program introduces skills that can help protect children from abuse. The program also begins to address changes during puberty as children may have body changes happening at this age. It is important for students to have relevant information before these changes occur.

Focus Areas

  • Support students to identify types of touch
  • Recognise and name external public & private body parts
  • Public/private bodies, places & activities
  • Understanding of feelings
  • Identifying a personal safety network
  • Physical, social and emotional changes as we grow
  • Looking after our bodies
  • Includes a booklet for children to take home

Structure

  • 2 x 60 minute sessions
  • The program includes a variety of interactive experiences for students to enjoy, including class discussion, story time and group activities.

True offers schools two options for Year 5 & 6 students: My Lifecycle, which is a shorter program or Growing Minds & Bodies, in which school teachers and True share the facilitation of a more comprehensive program.

My Lifecycle (Years 5 & 6)

My Lifecycle is a highly effective program that covers puberty, reproduction and body image. The course is delivered across two sessions by True's experienced educators.

Focus Areas

  • Physical, social and emotional changes of puberty
  • Looking after their body
  • Media and body image
  • Strategies for positive body image
  • Reproduction
  • Relationships, peer pressure and decision-making
  • Q & A

Structure

  • 2 x 60 minute sessions
  • Sessions are delivered by a True educator
  • The program includes a variety of interactive experiences for students including class discussion, a quiz and group work.

Growing Minds & Bodies (Years 5 & 6)

Growing Minds & Bodies is a thorough, 4-hour course in which True's educators work in partnership with the class teacher. The development of the teacher's capabilities is an important outcome of the program, as they become more comfortable with conversations with students on growing and change. Teachers undertake professional development with True, after which they facilitate the first three sessions of the course. These sessions cover:

  • Respectful relationships
  • Decision-making (and peer pressure)
  • Media and body image
  • Puberty
    • True's educators then deliver the final session on puberty.

      Focus Areas

      • Identifying healthy and unhealthy relationships
      • Influences on and consequences of decisions
      • Peer pressure and decision-making
      • Physical, social and emotional changes of puberty
      • Looking after their body
      • Understanding the media's influence on body perception
      • Strategies for positive body image
      • Q & A

      Structure

      • 1 x 2 hour professional development for teachers
      • 4 x 60 minute sessions (3 x teacher, 1 x True)
      • The program includes a variety of interactive experiences for students including class discussion, a quiz and group work.

Secondary - Years 7 to 10

True offers Year 7 students a choice of two programs: Puberty Refresher or Relationships Beginner.

Puberty Refresher (Year 7)

The Puberty Refresher is designed as an optional lesson for Year 7 students. The topic is likely to have been introduced at primary school, so this lesson consolidates earlier learning.

Focus Areas

  • Physical, social and emotional changes of puberty
  • Identify strategies to manage changes
  • Identify sources of accurate information and support

Structure

  • 1 x 60 minute lesson delivered by a True educator
  • Includes a variety of interactive experiences for students to enjoy, including class discussion, a quiz and Q & A

Relationships Beginner (Year 7)

The Relationships Beginner supports development of respectful relationships by identifying healthy/ unhealthy relationships and learning negotiating skills. This lesson is designed to equip young people with the skills not only for partner relationships but skills that could be used in all relationships that they encounter.

Focus Areas

  • Identifying health and unhealthy relationships
  • Decision making
  • Assertiveness skills
  • Legal and social impact of sexting

Structure

  • 1 x 60 minute lesson delivered by a True educator
  • Includes a variety of interactive experiences for students to enjoy, including class discussion, group work and Q & A.

Relationships: Intermediate (Year 8)

Relationships Intermediate supports development of respectful relationships by identifying healthy/ unhealthy relationships and learning negotiating skills. This lesson is designed to equip young people with the skills not only for partner relationships but skills that could be used in all relationships that they encounter.

The year 8 program is a more advanced program for the older student. More sophisticated classroom discussion and scenarios are pitched at the older age group.

Focus Areas

  • Identifying healthy and unhealthy relationships
  • Gender Stereotypes

Structure

  • 1 x 60 minute lesson delivered by a True educator
  • Includes a variety of interactive experiences for students to enjoy, including class discussion, group work and Q & A.

Porn and Consent (Year 8)

Porn and Consent is for schools that wish to be proactive in discussions around porn and consent.

Focus Areas

  • Understanding porn
  • Communication and consent
  • Negotiation and boundaries
  • Identify sources of accurate information and support

Structure

  • 1 x 60 minute lesson delivered by a True educator
  • Includes a variety of interactive experiences for students to enjoy, including class discussion, group work and Q & A.

Relationships Progression (Year 9)

Relationships Progression supports young people to navigate healthy relationships. Decision making and safe partying are explored.

Focus Areas

  • Identifying respectful relationships
  • Negotiating within relationships
  • Decision making and safe partying

Structure

  • 1 x 60 minute lesson delivered by a True educator
  • Includes a variety of interactive experiences for students to enjoy, including class discussion, group work and Q & A.

Healthy Sexual Relationships (Year 9)

Healthy Sexual Relationships provides information and discussion on how young people can navigate sexual relationships, make healthy choices, where they can obtain reliable health information and how to access support services.

Focus Areas

  • Consent
  • Relationships, expectations and values
  • Contraception and STIs
  • Identify sources of accurate information and support.

Structure

  • 1 x 60 minute lesson delivered by a True educator
  • Includes a variety of interactive experiences for students to enjoy, including class discussion, group work and Q & A.

Sexual Relationships Advanced (Year 10)

Sexual Relationships Advanced provides information and discussion on how young people can navigate sexual relationships, make healthy choices, where they can obtain reliable health information and how to access services. Classroom discussions are more sophisticated, and scenarios are pitched at the older age group.

Focus Areas

  • Identifying respectful relationships and how to negotiate within relationships.
  • Consent
  • Contraception and STIs
  • Identify sources of accurate information and support.

Structure

  • 1 x 60 minute lesson delivered by a True educator
  • Includes a variety of interactive experiences for students to enjoy, including class discussion, group work and Q & A. Condom demonstration is included.

Diversity and Media (Year 10)

Diversity and Media provides information on gender and sexual diversity, with advanced exploration of media representations of sexuality.

Focus Areas

  • Understanding gender diversity, sexual diversity and sexual orientation
  • Critically analyse popular representation of diversity across mainstream media
  • Explore and compare sexuality in porn and social media

Structure

  • 1 x 60 minute lesson delivered by a True educator
  • Includes a variety of interactive experiences for students to enjoy, including class discussion, group work and Q & A.

Senior Secondary - Years 11 to 12

Transitioning to Adulthood (Year 11)

Transitioning to Adulthood provides further discussion on how young people can navigate sexual relationships, make healthy choices, where they can obtain reliable health information and how to access services. This session also includes information on safe partying and how to keep safe.

Focus Areas

  • Respectful relationships
  • Consent
  • Contraception and STIs
  • Safe partying
  • How to access services

Structure

  • 1 x 60 minute session for classes up to 30 students
  • Includes a variety of interactive experiences for students to enjoy including class discussion, group work and Q & A. Condom demonstration is included.

Navigating adulthood (Year 12)

Navigating adulthood further develops the discussion on the year 11 topics but also discusses relationships after school, the legal age for different activities and what responsibilities these bring.

Focus Areas

  • Respectful relationships
  • Consent
  • Contraception and STIs
  • Safe partying
  • Legal responsibilities

Structure

  • 1 x 60 minute session for classes up to 30 students
  • Includes a variety of interactive experiences for students to enjoy including class discussion, group work and Q & A. Condom demonstration is included.

Parent and Carer Information Sessions

The parent information session helps parents to initiate and maintain an ongoing conversation with their children around sexuality and the changes involved. The session explores ways in which parents can provide information and answer questions.

Focus Areas

  • Developing bodies
  • Changing relationships
  • How to talk to young people about bodies and relationships
  • How to answer questions

Structure

  • 1 x 60 minute session
  • Sessions are delivered by a True educator
  • Information is provided and suitable resources displayed

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