Real Love Rocks

Real Love Rocks

Real Love Rocks (RLR) is a ground-breaking education and awareness raising programme developed by Barnardos Safer Futures Trauma Services to promote pupil’s rights to healthy, consensual and safe relationships with peers, partners, their family and within their community. 

What is involved?

The resources provide teachers with everything they need to create an open dialogue and engage with pupils in a fun and empowering way.

The content includes the different types of abuse and exploitation that pupils can experience such as sexual abuse; sexual exploitation; criminal exploitation; radicalisation; extremism and the world online today. Themes covered include:

  • Children’s rights
  • Consent, power and control
  • Feelings and emotional regulation
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Grooming
  • Bullying and cyberbullying
  • Appropriate and inappropriate content online
  • Challenging victim blaming
  • Laws around keeping people safe.

There are three editions of Real Love Rocks – Primary School, Secondary School and SEND.  Each edition includes a printed resource pack containing facilitator’s notes, lesson plans, handy tips and worksheets. Each pack also comes with a code to log in to a Members Section of the website to access the downloadable worksheets and animations.

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