First sexual feelings

In this lesson, we will learn about attraction caused by sex hormones. We will link this to ideas about body image and social behaviour, and explore normal emotions and behaviours in response to first sexual feelings. If these issues are sensitive to you, we recommend checking with a trusted adult before starting or doing the lesson with a trusted adult nearby.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does 'attraction' to somebody mean?

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Q2.We all have chemical messages sent in our bodies to help it function. These are called:

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Q3.Having sex in the UK is illegal before the age of:

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Q4.It is normal to have feelings for famous people 'out of our reach'.

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Q5.Having a romantic connection (e.g. being somebody's boyfriend or girlfriend) is a type of...

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does 'attraction' to somebody mean?

1/5

Q2.We all have chemical messages sent in our bodies to help it function. These are called:

2/5

Q3.Having sex in the UK is illegal before the age of:

3/5

Q4.It is normal to have feelings for famous people 'out of our reach'.

4/5

Q5.Having a romantic connection (e.g. being somebody's boyfriend or girlfriend) is a type of...

5/5

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Quiz:

First sexual feelings

Consider your learning from today's lesson

Q1.The age of consent is in place to ensure young people are emotionally...

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Q2.One reason why human attraction is important is...

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Q3.What are the hormones responsible for people becoming interested in sex?

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Q4.Why is 16 the legal age of sexual consent?

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Q5.Which of these does NOT describe a healthy first relationship?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

First sexual feelings

Consider your learning from today's lesson

Q1.The age of consent is in place to ensure young people are emotionally...

1/5

Q2.One reason why human attraction is important is...

2/5

Q3.What are the hormones responsible for people becoming interested in sex?

3/5

Q4.Why is 16 the legal age of sexual consent?

4/5

Q5.Which of these does NOT describe a healthy first relationship?

5/5

Lesson summary: First sexual feelings

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