Case Study: Cranbrook

Sexplain programme for all pupils (years 7-9) at cranbrook education campus, devon.

Sexplain at Cranbrook

"It helped me understand that it is to make sure you are safe, confident and you can say no if you don’t want sex. All of my worries have been resolved because of today."

YEAR 9 PUPIL, CRANBROOK EDUCATION CAMPUS.

Sexplain workshop

“I enjoyed the clay models, it helped me understand what parts there are and the genitals. I was worried where I would go if I had an STD, but now I know.”

YEAR 9 PUPIL, CRANBROOK EDUCATION CAMPUS.

year 7

  • 95% strongly agree or agree that they feel more able to say ‘no’ to inappropriate touch as a result of the Sexplain programme

  • 87% Y7s strongly agree or agree that they feel happier about the changes their body will go through because of the Sexplain workshop

Year 8

  • 81% Y8s strongly agree or agree that they feel happier in, or more confident about their own body as a result of the Sexplain programme

  • 98% Y8s strongly agree or agree that they understand the meaning of consent

year 9

  • 98% Y9s strongly agree or agree that they have a better understanding of what sex is because of the Sexplain programme

  • 83% Y9s feel more confident to ask for and give consent because of the Sexplain programme

  • 75% Y9s strongly agree or agree that they are less likely to make comments about other people’s bodies or appearance because of the Sexplain programme

(read the full report here.)

The kids were really put at ease by Amelia and Hazel. The play-dough was such a good way in to talking about a lot of the things that needed to be talked about. Seeing two whole days gave me a fantastic overview of all the topics involved and suitable progression between the year groups. The activities and discussion about consent were particularly well presented and relevant, especially for Y9s.
— Rachel Thomas, PSHE Lead, Cranbrook Education Campus

Case Study: Girlguiding UK

workshop for 16 girlguiding advocates; aged 16-21; held @girlguiding UK HQ, buckingham palace rd, LONDON.

  • 100% (16/16) strongly agree or agree that they feel more knowledgeable about sex and the human body because of the Sexplain workshop

  • 100% strongly agree or agree that Sexplain’s workshop was inclusive of different genders and sexualities

  • 94% (15/16) strongly agree or agree that they feel happier in, or more confident about, their own body as a result of the Sexplain workshop
  • 100% would recommend Sexplain’s workshops to their peers.

PARTICIPANTS' THOUGHTS:

"Inclusive language, interesting, factual, sex-positive, interactive, allowed for feeling embarrassed/uncomfortable."
"It was a safe space to discuss awkward topics and I felt able to ask questions and contribute. The facilitators were very open which made me feel comfortable. Good level of information/activities/interacting/ talking, etc."
"Making people interact with physical models instead of diagrams I think is super engaging and easier to understand.”
"I understand much more about the XX genitalia and more confident in myself to have sex and pleasurable sex."

read the full report here.