Teaching A Fertile Heart

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Why Fertile Heart is needed

𝘈 𝘍𝘦𝘳𝘵𝘪𝘭𝘦 𝘏𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘵 is a ready-to-use relationship and sexuality formation resource infused with faith-filled wisdom. All teachers can deliver the content without the time-consuming burden of additional lesson planning.⁣ Since 2018 our curriculum has enabled hundreds of teachers to help pupils develop sharper critical thinking skills, maximising valuable time and boosting self-confidence in children (who frequently say just how much they enjoy the lessons!).

  • Easy to follow; challenging; engaging, and embeds learning.
  • Physical workbooks and accompanying digital slides.
  • Teacher manuals for primary/elementary phase.
  • Student textbooks for middle/high and secondary phases.
  • For children aged 5 to 16.
  • Aligned with statutory regulations.

The overriding goal of all our lessons is to assist you in shaping the youngsters in your care to become well-rounded, with a strong sense of who they are, their unique personhood, better equipped emotionally and intellectually, and equipped with the knowledge to go out into the world and make a positive impact!

We know that you’re the right teacher to help us do this.

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Validation for the course (who’s behind it) 

A Fertile Heart has been formally recognised by the Archdiocese of Birmingham as being fully faithful to the Magisterium [teaching authority] of the Catholic Church. Our materials have been scrutinised and found to contain nothing that is either misleading or incorrect concerning faith and morals. 

Both the Archbishop of Cardiff, Most Rev. George Stack and Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury have officially endorsed the programme in all of their schools. Bishop John Keenan of Paisley Diocese, Scotland, has also approved. 

Our Education Consultant, Edmund Adamus, is a newly established GoodLove Foundation member. Authorised by the Vatican dicastery for Laity, Family and Life to equip and support parents as the primary educators of their children in effective sexuality education. 

The sources of inspiration for the content of A Fertile Heart originated from an important doctoral thesis on moral theology by Rev. Fr. Stephen Fawcett [a priest and moral theologian of the Archdiocese of Birmingham]. This was approved with the highest academic recognition by the Alphonsian Academy of the Pontifical Lateran University of Rome 2018.    

RSE and RSHE Resources to aid teachers

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Making lesson planning easier

Due to our extensive knowledge of the education sector, we’re privy to just how much work goes into planning lessons, and this is one of the main benefits to teachers who implement A Fertile Heart.

You’re able to streamline lesson planning for one of the most challenging areas of the curriculum today. Our materials are presented in both digital and physical format, with visual aids and language that are attractive and appealing. We have spent a lot of time making our resources as accessible as possible for your students. The content is thought-provoking and thorough in creating a dialogue between students.

Male teacher looks through A Fertile Heart KS3 Book

Making lessons fun

Relationships and sex education doesn’t have to be sterile or boring. It can inspire deep, thoughtful conversation. With lessons that relate to real-life situations that teachers can expand on if required and plenty of anecdotes to bring concepts to life. Students find that A Fertile Heart is actually a lot of fun!

All teachers know that rewarding feeling when their students master a subject. We are confident that our resources will help you experience this again and again.

A Fertile Heart is carefully crafted using reason informed by faith which encourages children to think critically and positively.

Secondary RE teacher at St. Bonaventure’s school, Forest Gate, East London

Example RSE and RSHE Resources

You can purchase sets of books or view sample modules and resources within our website. If you have questions and queries before you buy then get in touch to speak to a member of the team. To work out the costs of teaching A Fertile Heart in your school visit the cost calculator, to give you a clear picture of your investment.

A Fertile Heart KS1 books

Key Stage 1 Examples

Fertile Heart Key stage 2

Key Stage 2 Examples

Fertile Heart Key stage 3 cover

Key Stage 3 Examples

Fertile Heart KS4 cover

Key Stage 4 Examples