The rest of The Classroom enables LGBT+ inclusive conversations across the wider curriculum, raising awareness of the existence of LGBT+ people and identities. In the subject of Relationships (and Sex) Education, we have the opportunity to deliver LGBT+ specific education, really gaining an understanding of what it is to be an LGBT+ person.
The Proud Trust have developed a number of educational resources that can help you deliver positive messaging around LGBT+ people and identities, that help you meet your statutory requirements to deliver inclusive RSE. This really is the opportunity to equip young people with the knowledge of the world they live in, as well as giving them the language to describe who they might be, or become.
The following resources are available to buy from The Proud Trust website, don’t forget to use your Rainbow Flag Award member discount code!
Delighting primary school audiences since 2014, Happily Ever After is a twist on a traditional fairy tale, that enables an exploration of same gender relationships and equal marriage for KS2 pupils (the LGB bit of LGBT+). Based on the book ‘King and King’ by Linda De Haan and Stern Nijland, Happily Ever After started life as a play, and has now been made into a film, with wrap around educational resources.
The full pack contains everything you need to positively teach about same gender relationships with your class, and includes:
- Five fully resourced lessons, built around and giving access to;
- The Happily Ever After film;
- Further Talking Heads films, featuring LGBT+ young people talking about their real life experiences, further supporting the learning outcomes.
Many primary schools are doing amazing work around challenging gender stereotypes. What is missing, often, is then a further set of conversations and lessons about the existence of trans and non-binary people (the T bit of LGBT+). It is so important that trans and non-binary children are positively represented, with visibility of others like them, which is why this range of resources has been created, to enable schools to do this.
The full pack contains everything you need to positively teach about trans and non-binary people with your class, and includes:
- Trans Positive Education for Primary Schools five lesson booklet;
- Alien Nation book;
- Set of three Alien Nation posters;
- A Trans Pride flag.
Sexuality aGender v2 – An Inclusive Sexual Health Toolkit – KS3/4
For many years, the young people that we work with have been telling us that their needs are not being met through the sexual health education that they have received through mainstream education:
- Lesbian, gay and bisexual young people tell us they feel excluded for sexual health education, due to a heavy focus on pregnancy and contraception;
- Trans young people tell us they feel disempowered to engage in sexual health education programmes, due to incorrect assumptions being made about them and their body parts, by the subject facilitator.
As a result of hearing these issues, Sexuality aGender v2 was developed, and is a fully planned out and resourced four lesson/session pack that:
- Can be delivered as part of your RSE/PSHE programme;
- Helps you meet your statutory requirements to deliver LGBT+ inclusive RSE;
- Helps you meet the needs of all students, including those that are LGBT+, and those from LGBT+ families, in line with the Equality Act (2010) and Ofsted obligations;
- Is fun, engaging and easy to deliver!
These resources are available to buy from The Proud Trust website, don’t forget to use your Rainbow Flag Award member discount code!