Last reviewed on 30 March 2023
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Use our model policy to set out your school's commitment to supporting staff impacted by the menopause, including the reasonable adjustments you may need to make for them. See examples of other school policies, and advice on how to reduce stigma around the menopause in your school.

Download and adapt our model policy 

Our policy template is:

  • Designed for you to adapt to suit your school's context
  • Approved by Forbes Solicitors
  • Created in partnership with NAHT

We recommend that you consult with the unions represented at your school before implementing any new policy relating to staff.

Policies from other schools and the NEU

See these examples at the links below to help you with putting your policy together:

Reduce stigma around the menopause in your school

You can make everyday changes to go alongside your policy to support your colleagues going through menopause. This will help you make your school a more inclusive place to work, and could support your retention of staff. For example: