Last reviewed on 8 November 2021
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Understand your school's legal responsibilities around supporting pupils who identify as trans, so you can make sure it's compliant.

Your school should seek legal advice on any decisions it makes 

In this article, you'll find a summary of your school's basic legal responsibilities around pupils who identify as transgender, and guidance on what your school will need to consider when applying these laws in practice.

We'd love to be able to tell you what decisions your school should make around controversial issues such as toilets and changing facilities, but unfortunately your leaders really have to make each decision themselves (with the help of legal experts), based on your school's context and the individual pupil's preferences. 

If your leaders