Respectful relationships

Respectful relationships is about the building and promotion of gender equity in relationships and the challenging of gender stereotypes. Knowing how to build respectful relationships is the key to becoming a valuable member of society and succeeding in life. Respectful relationships education at Richmond West implements a whole school approach that drives positive and sustained change in attitudes and behaviours towards gender stereotypes and expectations.

A whole school approach to Respectful Relationships goes beyond curriculum, recognising that to drive real change, classroom learning needs to be reinforced by what is modelled within the school community. Through a whole school approach, Respectful Relationships education at Richmond West PS addresses six key domains:

  • Culture and environment
  • Support for staff and students
  • Community Partnerships
  • Teaching and learning
  • Professional learning strategy
  • School leadership and commitment


The best relationships are respectful ones