Covering LGBTQ+ content in your curriculum
Find out how to weave LGBTQ+ content into your curriculum to make it more inclusive and meet the DfE's expectations.
What you need to do
Your LGBTQ+-specific* content should be integrated throughout your curriculum rather than delivered as a standalone unit or lesson. You're free to determine how you do this.
- Your teaching is sensitive and age-appropriate in approach and content
- You meet the needs of all pupils appropriately and make sure all pupils understand the importance of equality and respect
- You comply with the law, including the Equality Act 2010 (under which characteristics including religion or belief, sexual orientation and gender reassignment are protected)
- You're sensitive to issues such as everyday sexism, misogyny, homophobia and gender stereotypes, and take positive action to build a culture where these are not tolerated, and any occurrences are identified and tackled
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