LGBT+ action plan for the
year - Secondary

We’ve put together a month-by-month guide to building LGBT+ inclusion and equality in your school in the coming year.

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June

Become part of our online community of educators
championing LGBT+ equality - share resources, ideas and
celebrate success. Join here!

Review your schemes of learning - you could even get your
students to run an LGBT+ audit of your school to understand
how inclusive it is from their point of view
Share your School Diversity Week photos, stories and
feedback with Just Like Us
Book in an ambassador visit for the new year

September

Recruit a Student Leader Team for your Pride Group - join to see our guidance
Begin process of updating school policies
Run the School Staff Survey to look at training needs, and book a slot for January INSET

October

Launch your Pride Group with pupils

November

Recruit and train an LGBT+ support team in school, made up of staff and pupils

December

Get revised school policies finalised and agreed

January

Run our LGBT+ 101 INSET for staff

Prepare a student (or several students) to share their experiences with staff

Prepare display board content to put up in February, in time for LGBT+ History Month

February

Plan an LGBT+ film showing for LGBT+ History Month (The Imitation Game [12], Pride [15], Milk [15], Paris is Burning [15])

March

Use our resources to share books and spoken word poetry for World Book Day and World Poetry Day
Run an assembly for Trans Day of Visibility on 31 March (or ask your Pride Group/Student Leaders to prepare one)

April

Let everyone know you’ll be taking part in next year’s School Diversity Week
Start thinking about which pupils will lead your Pride Group next year, if current leaders are leaving

May

Share the next year's School Diversity Week toolkit with staff - ask everyone to sign up to teach one LGBT+ themed activity/lesson with their classes
Exam time - take a breather

June

Work with your Pride Group, Community Action Team or Student Leaders to get events planned for School Diversity Week

Take part in School Diversity Week!
Run a student wellbeing Survey to find out how you can best support them in the coming year

Review the year with your Pride Group
Share your School Diversity Week photos, stories and feedback with
Just Like Us