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Supporting a trans pupil

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Last updated on 7 June 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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How can we support a pupil who is trans? We outline schools' legal responsibilities towards trans pupils, and relay guidance on recording name and gender, language, uniform, toilet arrangements, and combating transphobic bullying. You will also find links to trans policies from schools.

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Contents

  1. 1 Legal responsibilities
  2. 2 Whole-school awareness
  3. 3 Use of language
  4. 4 Toilets and changing facilities
  5. 5 PE
  6. 6 School uniform
  7. 7 Confidentiality
  8. 8 Objections from other parents
  9. 9 Transphobic bullying
  10. 10 Single-sex schools
  11. 11 Model trans policy for schools
  12. 12 Policies and documents

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