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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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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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