Love is creative.

To have a fertile heart is to love, grow and make a positive difference.

A Fertile Heart

Whether you’re a teacher or a parent, our materials are steeped in Christian values and created to help your child navigate the complexity of love, relationships and sexual health education in today’s world. 


RSE and RSHE programme developed with key religious figures from across the world

Supported and influenced by several Bishops from different nations, A Fertile Heart is an easy-to-follow educational RSE and RSHE programme designed for children aged 4 to 16, it can be accessed in digital form for homeschooling or utilised as a printed resource in the classroom.

It has evolved over several years due to the investment of time and generous resources from a group of faith-filled Catholics consisting of parents, teachers and priests who are totally dedicated to encouraging children to aspire to a fruitful way of living.

Providing children with direction toward a faithful way of living

In today’s confusing and fragmented society, we believe it is more urgent than ever to help bring children to a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. A Fertile Heart is particularly effective in helping to develop formation in faith and reason. It assists children at various stages in their understanding and appreciation of the importance of their union with God through loving, respectful relationships.

Why A Fertile Heart is needed now more than ever

Put simply, we are passionate about transmitting the beautiful truths of Faith to the next generation and believe everyone has a right to an education that is fully Christocentric.

Along with many parents and educators, we take the warning of The Pope about the dangers of ‘ideological colonisation’ very seriously, and therefore, we believe that A Fertile Heart is not just an antidote to toxic influences in contemporary culture, but it has a significant role to play in providing a practical solution.

Introduction to A Fertile Heart

Hundreds of international schools are engaging with A Fertile Heart resources. This video provides a quick snapshot of who we are, what we do, and why our mission to empower young people to be the best version of themselves is incredibly important.

Teacher discussing RSHE topics with classroom of KS3 students

Understanding the pressures on teachers

We understand and fully appreciate the increasing pressures upon teachers and how precious your preparation time is. That is why A Fertile Heart is designed to ease the burden of lesson planning by providing you with an uncomplicated user-friendly format to deliver the modules. You don’t have to be an expert. You simply bring your expertise as an educator to journey with the pupils to achieve a fresh understanding of sensitive issues around relationships, love and sexuality.

A Fertile Heart is a beautifully crafted process that is methodical and incremental. We invite you to trust the process and be open to a collaborative teaching/learning experience that will stretch and challenge but reward and engage.

Father talks with daughter about the sensitive RSE topics she is going to be taught at school

Addressing parents’ anxiety

We know just how much parents and carers want and expect the best for their children. We also appreciate that for many, there is a degree of anxiety about what their children may or may not receive at school and outside of the home in respect of information about sex and sexuality.

We assume you care deeply about the Christian formation of your child. We want to assure you that A Fertile Heart is a comprehensive programme of study and learning completely inspired by authentic Christian values that not only offer schools a credible alternative to so many resources that are antithetical to your values but can also be used by you with your child in the home.

Our Books and 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 Books and Resources

Fertile Heart Key stage 2

Key Stage 2 Books and Resources

Fertile Heart Key stage 3 cover

Key Stage 3 Books and Resources

Fertile Heart KS4 cover

Key Stage 4 Books and Resources

A Fertile Heart across the globe


Countries teaching A Fertile Heart


schools in Wales teach A Fertile Heart


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