Menopause policy: model, examples and guidance

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.

Last reviewed on 25 April 2024See updates
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Contents
  1. Download and adapt our model policy 
  2. Policies from other schools and the NEU
  3. Reduce stigma around the menopause in your school

Download and adapt our model policy 

Model policy: menopause DOC, 254.0 KB

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

Ask staff what support they need Adapt our

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