Classroom friendly sites

The following list of sites are organised in alphabetical order and they contain information that is accessible and appropriate for the classroom context:

Avert – Young People’s Section User friendly youth site with information on contraception, HIV/AIDS, puberty, and being gay or lesbian. Includes a range of downloadable booklets for young people. Avert is a leading UK based HIV/AIDS Education and Medical Research charity.

Body Image – Australian Government youth site

Deakin University was commissioned by the Australian Government Office for Youth to prepare the information sheets on body image. 

Includes information on contraceptive methods suitable for young people, questions and answers and advice. Supporting technology in high schools

Links to 4 websites that make learning about the topics of puberty, sexuality and the reproductive system fun and interactive.

History of Sex Education in Australia

Links to the audio of a Radio National Hindsight program, ‘Bullets for condoms: sex education in Australia’, originally broadcast on 24 October, 2010.

Human Body BBC Puberty Information

Interactive website showing the way bodies change though puberty.  Informative and has links to fact sheets on various topics. 

KidsHealth from Nemours

KidsHealth is the most visited website for children’s health and development.


Established in 2001, Kidzworld is the first safe kids social network for tweens, kids ages 9 – 14. Every interaction between users is moderated by an experienced team, 24/7.


Age of consent information for Queensland context.

World health organisation – The sexual and reproductive health of younger adolescents

This publication reviews quantitative and qualitative evidence on adolescents’ sexual and reproductive health from a number of developing countries and, where possible, highlights findings for boys and girls aged under 15 years in those studies.