10 Awful Sex Education Lessons That Will Take You Back To Your School Days

Still having nightmares.

12/07/2016 13:55 | Updated 14 September 2016

We all remember sex education in school being notoriously bad - embarrassing, public and only vaguely educational. 

A recent study of 16 to 24-year-olds has declared sex education is “unfit” for the next generation - 75% of young people haven’t even been taught about sexual consent - proving that not much has changed over the years.

So in homage to the hours spent watching cringeworthy videos and putting condoms on vegetables - leaving us none the wiser about actual sex - we’re reminiscing about the worst experiences of sex education to mark Sexual Health Week. 


1. When nuns taught us about the birds and the bees.

2. When a video of naked tennis players broke the ice.

3. When the teacher said anal sex WILL give you AIDS...

4. And vaginal sex WILL get you pregnant.

5. When your 60-year-old teacher explained how a blowjob works.

6. When you had to draw sperm with smiley faces.

7. When you were made to shout “vagina” like it was NBD.

8. When you had to race to put a condom on a cucumber.

9. When boys first learned about periods.

 10. When they tried to teach no sex before marriage.

Then you grow up, have sex, and realise everything you were taught was completely useless anyway.

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