LGBT History Month 2017
In 2017 LGBT History Month will focus on Citizenship, PSHE and Law as we mark the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England and Wales. Visit the LGBT history month site at http://lgbthistorymonth.org.uk/
LGBT History Month resources list (.pdf document) : Download File
Resources can be borrowed from the Schools Library Service
LGBT History Month PowerPoint presentation for display (non- editable) : LGBT History Month PowerPoint Display
Why are schools important and why is LGBT History Month important for schools?
February is the national LGBT History Month
Schools have a crucial role in educating for equality. They have a responsibility to every pupil to ensure a safe and secure learning environment in which they can thrive. They have a responsibility to all pupils to prepare them for adult life in the real world.
A key part of doing this is to ensure that the culture of our schools is inclusive and welcoming. Countering the prevalent assumption that everyone represented in the curriculum (including the hidden curriculum) is heterosexual becomes essential