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Home / PHE Videos & Resources
Sexual Health Resources and Videos

These popular resources have been collected for you to use in preparation for teaching a lesson / to view with your students.  Remember to preview all resources before showing students.

Answering Questions

Reminders When Answering Questions

  •  Set ground rules ahead of time
  • Set up an anonymous question box, but give yourself time to prepare answers for the next lesson
  • Use reliable phrases
  • End with a safety message or direction of a reliable resource for more information
  • Tell students you may rephrase questions to protect confidentiality and safety of all students (no names, no questions that expose anyone)

Useful Phrases

  • Some people may…
  • Although not everyone will…
  • It is important to understand the safety of…
  • Experts believe…
  • Doctors suggest…
  • The safest way…(always end with safety as the message)
  • Ask your family what their rules are or values are about…
  • That’s an interesting question: I bet they might have an answer on one of our trusted websites: let’s find out…
  • Sometimes people think of questions that will shock or gross us out but it doesn’t mean they are safe, true, likely or even possible…
  • Not everything you see or hear about it is true (media literacy)…
  • In this question I wonder if there is consent of each person and if anyone would be in harm (redirect difficult questions to safety)…