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Who We Are

All of the Schools OUT team that wrote the primary lesson plans are qualified teachers and practitioners. We all hope that you enjoy using these lesson plans and adapting them for use in your own classroom. The team is: Paul Bell, Steve Boyce, Kate Sicolo and David Watkins. The secondary team is likewise made up [...]

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Science: The Gender Question (KS3)

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SRE: What can SRE do for us?

Peter Tatchell explains why he thinks Sex and Relationships Education and lessons in Equality and Diversity are essential subjects in school. And Sally Carr, Operations Director at The Proud Trust (formerly LGBT Youth North West) describes how she recognised her sexual and emotional identity when she was 21. This lesson usualises and actualises LGB people. [...]

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SRE: Relationships

In this lesson Peter Tatchell sets out his vision for a school system that truly values equality and diversity. The idea of Gay-Straight Alliances is looked at. It also explores the story of how a gay couple, John and Corral, met in the 1970s. This lesson usualises and actualises LGB people. Learning Objectives: LO1 See [...]

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SRE: B is for Boys and Binary, G is for Girls and Gender

This lesson features the ‘Luton homophobia’ incident filmed by the then BBC 3 Counties Radio DJ Iain Lee in January 2015. Iain and another DJ from the station, Justin Deeley, walked hand-in-hand through the centre of Luton in an experiment to gauge public reaction. They were shocked by the negativity shown buy people -particularly young [...]

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