The Underwear Rule is a simple way to help keep children safe from abuse. It teaches children that their body belongs to them, that they have the right to say no, and that they should tell an adult if they're upset or worried.
In Key Stage One we will be teaching our pupils the NSPCC's Underwear Rule, using the 'PANTS' acrostic. During these discussions we aim to teach our pupils the following important safety skills without giving explicit information, telling scary stories or even using the term "sexual abuse." PANTS stands for:
All lessons will be delivered in a way that's fully age appropriate.
If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to get in touch. More information about the Underwear rule can be found at: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/underwear-rule/