Supporting transgender children in schools

Talking to colleagues around the country, many schools are seeing pupils who are describing themselves as transgender. This raises a number of issues when supporting transgender children in schools. This is not a topic within my personal experience, but colleagues who have, recommended these websites and resources to find out more.

Organisations

The Gender Identity Research and Education Society (GIRES)

Mermaids UK

The Proud Trust

Stonewall

Directory of local groups

Transunite

Resource Packs for schools

Trans* Inclusion Schools Toolkit (Brighton and Hove)

Schools Transgender Guidance (Cornwall)

eLearning

There is a free e-learning module you can access here:
Caring for Gender Nonconforming Young People (GIRES/NHS)

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