Primary Resources

Please make sure you check any resources before sharing them with your children, to make sure they are suitable for your family setting.

Websites for parents
www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au (link to be updated)
(Check out headings such as: sex education, talking to teenagers, sex & sexuality, sexual behaviour, STIs & contraception, tips for parents).

General resources for parents and carers
Student Wellbeing Hub
Essential Kids
Kids Helpline
Kids Matter
Raising Children

Anti-bullying resources for parents and carers
National Centre Against Bullying
Bullying No Way

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Books/resources for parents and carers
Talk soon. Talk often, PDF publication available online. Government of Western Australia, Department of Health. – click here to download

Everything You Never Wanted Your Kids to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid They’d Ask): The secrets to surviving your child’s sexual development from birth to the teens, Richardson and Schuster.

Let’s Talk About Sex: Growing Up, Changing Bodies, Sex and Sexual Health,
Robie H Harris.

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Websites for primary students
www.thehormonefactory.com
www.ubykotex.com.au/puberty
www.cyh.com

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Books for lower primary students
Mummy laid an Egg, Babette Cole
Hair in Funny Places, Babette Cole
Everyone’s got a Bottom, Tess Rowley
The Baby Tree, Sophie Blackall
The Amazing True Story of How Babies are Made, Fiona Katauskas

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Books for middle primary students
Secret Girls’ Business, Fay Angelo
Secret Boys’ Business, Fay Angelo
More Secret Girls’ Business, Fay Angelo

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Books for upper primary and lower secondary students
The Puberty Book: A Guide for Children & Teenagers, Darvill & Powell
Girls stuff: For Girls aged 8-12, Kaz Cooke

*** If you are a parent, please check resources to ensure their suitability for your family values