Join thousands of primary schools, secondary schools and colleges taking part in School Diversity Week across the UK. It's a fantastic way to make your school safer, happier and more welcoming for pupils who may be LGBT+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans) or have LGBT+ families.

The next School Diversity Week is taking place 20–24 June, 2022.

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School Diversity Week is Just Like Us' annual celebration of LGBT+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans) equality in education, celebrated by thousands of primary schools, secondary schools and colleges across the UK.

In 2021, schools and colleges representing 2.8 million pupils signed up to take part. It's a brilliant way to show that your school or college is LGBT+ inclusive, and a great step to support LGBT+ pupils who are twice as likely to be struggling with mental health right now.

Taking part is free and we provide you with a toolkit of resources for across the curriculum and suitable for all key stages. Our primary school resources are all about acknowledging and celebrating different types of families.

You can celebrate School Diversity Week 2022 online and in person, whichever works best for you.

You can sign up now to take part in School Diversity Week 2022 – it's free and we can't wait to celebrate with you. You'll receive a toolkit of resources and inspiring ways you can celebrate with your pupils.

Have a question about School Diversity Week 2022? Please get in touch by emailing info@justlikeus.org.

Can nurseries and primary schools take part?

 

Yes! Join thousands of nurseries and primary schools celebrating different types of families during School Diversity Week. Our resources for EYFS and nursery settings are all age appropriate and are focused on acknowledging and celebrating different types of families, such as lesbian mums or having a gay dad, so that all young people know that being LGBT+ is something to be celebrated. Please sign up now to take part.

You can also read our FAQs for Parents/Carers.

What's happened during School Diversity Week this year
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Our masterclasses from brilliant LGBT+ speakers are returning online.

Masterclasses

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We have new resources for all key stages, across the curriculum.

Free toolkit

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Across the UK, pupils will dress up in the colours of the Progress Flag.

Rainbow Friday

If you are a current or former student of a school, or a parent, and you think they should be taking part in School Diversity Week, please encourage them to get involved.

Tell a school to sign up!
In the spotlight
Alison, teacher at Plume Academy

On the blog: how LGBT+ inclusion can happen with remote learning >

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I love that Just Like Us has such high-quality resources out there for free. The History activity about changing attitudes was fantastic ... it helped them to understand that it is possible for attitudes to change.

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Other ways you can get involved

Set out your LGBT+ action plan for the year: primary or secondary

Review your schemes of learning and bring LGBT+ education into the classroom with our ready-made 10min activities for each subject

Create LGBT+ inclusive school policies