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Understand your legal responsibilities around supporting pupils that identify as trans in your school and learn how to make informed decisions around the arrangements you put in place.

Seek legal advice on any decisions you make 

In this article, you'll find a summary of your basic legal responsibilities around pupils that identify as transgender, and guidance on what you'll need to consider when applying these laws in practice.

We'd love to be able to tell you what decisions to make around controversial issues such as toilets and changing facilities, but unfortunately you really have to make each decision yourself (with the help of legal experts), based on your school's context and the individual pupil's preferences. 

For each decision you make that's complex or