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Supporting trans pupils

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Last updated on 3 July 2018
School types: All · School phases: All
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Your school has a legal responsibility to support pupils who are trans or gender questioning. Our article will help you comply with this duty and develop a supportive culture for all pupils.

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Contents

  1. 1 Legal responsibilities
  2. 2 Principles to follow
  3. 3 What to do if a pupil discloses feelings of gender variance 
  4. 4 Developing a supportive culture 
  5. 5 Key questions for governors to ask school leaders
  6. 6 Use of language
  7. 7 School uniform
  8. 8 Toilets and changing facilities
  9. 9 Confidentiality
  10. 10 Tackling transphobic bullying
  11. 11 Dealing with objections from other parents
  12. 12 Model trans policy and self-assessment checklist 
  13. 13 Training for schools on supporting trans issues

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