What if RSE was taught more like a creative subject? Webinar

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Theatre Centre is bringing teachers, sex education experts and artists together, to discuss how we might teach RSE in an engaging way.

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With the introduction of compulsory Relationship and Sex Education (RSE) in to the curriculum we wanted to bring together teachers, sex education experts and artists to discuss how we might teach the subject in an open and engaging way, helping to enrich the educational experience for young people.

This is an opportunity for teachers, senior leaders and PSHE subject staff to join a conversation around creative approaches to RSE.

Guest Speakers:

Andy Staiton, Head Teacher, Mill Hill County High School

Charlotte Josephine, Writer & Actor

Xana, Sound Designer & Composer

Amelia Jenkinson, CEO, Sexplain

For more information about the speakers see below:

Theatre Centre

Theatre Centre, an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation with almost seventy years’ experience, is dedicated to creating bold and relevant theatre for teenage and wider audiences.

In response to the introduction of Relationship and Sex Education (RSE) teaching to the curriculum, we have created Charlotte Josephine’s new play, Birds and Bees, touring to schools in Autumn 2020 and Spring 2021 terms.


Sex and relationships education needs to be brought into the 21st century. SEXPLAIN offer in-school workshops on porn, consent, sexting and healthy relationships.

Their approach is inter-sectional, feminist, non-binary, sex positive and non-judgemental. They support young people & those working with them to ensure everyone has access to a complete, inclusive and comprehensive sex education.


Xana is a live loop musician, sound designer, interaction designer and poet. Xana is passionate about working with young people; devising creative workshops; and encouraging the engagement of others with improvisational sonic experiences.

Charlotte Josephine

Charlotte is an award-winning writer and actor. Their acclaimed debut play Bitch Boxer won the Soho Theatre Young Writers Award 2012 and premiered at the Edinburgh Festival ahead of touring extensively in the UK and abroad.

Recently Charlotte won the inaugural BBC Screenplay First Award and was included on the BBC New Talent Hotlist.

Their latest play, Pops, premiered at the 2019 HighTide Festival and Edinburgh Festival Fringe where it won The Stage Award. Charlotte was also listed as one of Theatre Weekly’s 10 'Rising Stars of 2020’.

Andrew Stainton

Andrew Stainton is head teacher at Mill County High School in London and is a Theatre Centre Trustee.

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