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DCSF 2007: Homophobic Bullying (Safe to Learn)

Safe to Learn: Embedding anti-bullying work in schools The guidance is split into 3 sections 1) Advice for Governors 2) Advice for Senior Head and Management Staff 3) Advice for Teachers and School Staff Each section covers: The Legal Framework Recognition Prevention Responding Monitoring To downlaod the pdf, click on the image.

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I&DeA 2007: Sexuality – The New Agenda (Guide for LEAs)

A  guide for local authorities on engaging with lesbian, gay and bisexual communities originally published in 2003, and then again in 2007. The guide does not aim to deal with transsexual/transgender communities, for whom there are separate legal arrangements1. However, it is recognised that some local authorities have chosen to adopt policies that are inclusive [...]

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Wikipedia Timeline of LGBT History

www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_LGBT_history This is a timeline of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) related history, starting from around the 10th millennium BC to present day.Contains dates many homophobic laws were made/repealed in various countries. From Key Stage 4 for students to navigate. Bits can be selected for use at lower key stages. Some use for all [...]

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LGBT History Month Toolkit – secondary

This document provides detailed information on how to  celebrate LGBT History Month in a secondary school. You can find lesson plans on page 10. They cover subjects such as English,  Media, Drama, History and Art. To download the toolkit please visit this page on the LGBT History Month website. For a more detailed analysis of [...]

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DfES 2004: SRE Education (Schools’ Responsibilities)

This factsheet clarified for schools their responsibilities for addressing sex and sexuality within Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) following the repeal of ‘Section 28’. Although Section 28 did not apply to schools, it caused confusion over what could be taught about sexual orientation. In 2004 the factsheet reminded schools of what the Government’s Sex and [...]

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