The Always & Tampax ‘About You’ Puberty Education Programme is back this year and thousands of secondary schools across the UK and Republic of Ireland have already signed up to receive their free sample packs.
The programme aims to help educators tackle the challenge of teaching 11-14-year-olds about the physical and emotional aspects of puberty, including drops in confidence and low self-esteem that can occur in young girls.
Last year over 300,000 young girls benefited from free Always & Tampax sample packs, and 98% of survey respondents who used the resources said their students (both boys and girls) enjoyed the lessons.
The ‘About You’ Puberty Education Programme provides free, downloadable classroom resources such as lesson plans, activity sheets, PowerPoints and videos, in addition to sending secondary schools free demonstration kits and sample packs for the girls in one chosen year group. Created by teachers for teachers, the resources help deliver puberty education in line with the SPHE curriculum. They include #LikeAGirl confidence-building resources and cover four topics:
For more information and to order the Always & Tampax sample packs, visit https://nationalschoolspartnership.com/initiatives/always-about-you/.
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