Parents' Guide to

Sex-Ed School

By Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Stellar sex education series is frank but age-appropriate.

Sex-Ed School Poster Image

A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 18+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+

It’s to much for a kid

age 18+

Disgusting sexual harassment in the form of masturbation

I am extremely confused. How is a show that is rated 9+, the age rating usually associated with films like Aladdin or the new Lion King. Whereas this show is not a sex-Ed show at all. It merely shows children about 8-11 years old staring at whiteboard drawings of scarcely proportionate penises and vaginas, as well as showing children giggling about having wet dreams at night which is showed in a way that you could make you think of someone sexually pissing themselves. CSM- disappointed.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (1 ):

Refreshingly straightforward and shame-free, this stellar virtual health class leads tweens through the finer points of sexual health in a friendly, frank way. Each video takes on a particular topic (i.e. "genitals" or "consent"), and in about 6 to 11 minutes runs through a series of concepts on that theme, from puberty to sexual orientation to kissing, and far, far beyond. The truly delightful thing about the series is how cheerfully and unapologetically Nadine and Eva answer questions and clear up misconceptions.

Students sometimes giggle and squirm uncomfortably as their teachers take on topics like masturbation ("Don't do it in public," Nadine advises), but it's clear they're paying attention to the reassuring messages the teaching duo hand out easily ("Masturbation is something really pleasant and lovely you can do for yourself," Nadine goes on to say). Ultimately, Nadine and Eva seem to be at ease, and they put their students at ease with a subject that can be difficult for many teachers and parents to handle comfortably. It feels healthy, it feels natural, and Sex-Ed School is destined to put adolescent minds at rest.

TV Details

Did we miss something on diversity?

Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate