Teachers and Schools | The Proud Trust

It is every school’s responsibility (under the Equality Act 2010) to ensure that education meets the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans students and to protect these students from harassment or victimisation.  Ofsted are looking at how inclusive and supportive schools are of LGBT students (and students from LGBT families). In September 2013, Ofsted produced guidance on what they are looking for during a Section 5 Inspection:

How We Can Help

We have a range of age-appropriate workshops for young people that can be delivered in the school setting. Additionally we can provide training for teachers and other youth practitioners to individually meet the needs of your organisation. Have a look at our workshops and training pages for more information.

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Useful Organisations and Websites

We work closely with Schools OUT – working towards equality in education for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people. Schools OUT also offer support to professionals who want to raise the issue of homophobia and transphobia in educational settings.

If you wish to deliver this message in your setting, visit the Schools OUT Classroom, here you will find lesson plans and loads of other resources to help you. Click on the links below:

LGBT History Month – Celebrated annually during the month of February, LGBT History Month is a fantastic opportunity to educate about and celebrate the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people. Lots of resources can be found for schools on the LGBT History Month website:

Research and Guidance – A number of research and guidance documents have been produced by LGBT Youth North West and other organisations and may be useful in supporting the work you are doing in your school. More here.