The Equality Duty
4. Toolkits, resources and guidance from East Sussex County Council
Guidance to help your school staff support transgender and gender questioning pupils, including testimonies from members of the LGBT community.
This guidance has been developed by the Children’s Services department for the schools in East Sussex. It supports a preventative and whole-school approach to promote race equality.
A good practice guide, including ensuring fair access, effective engagement with people from minority backgrounds, and ensuring personal safety and tackling harassment.
Information on the process and working definitions to enable schools to identify, monitor and respond to hate incidents and prejudice-based bullying.
LGBT+ equals me – a skip, a hop and a jump
Beginning in 2019, East Sussex young people took part in a project funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund supported by the council’s youth service looking into local LGBT history.
The project was called ‘LGBT+ equals me – a skip, a hop and a jump’. It aimed to highlight the little-known history of East Sussex’s LGBT communities. Young people could look at archives and visit cultural sites and museums, as well as record interviews with older member of the local LGBT community.
We have produced a Year 9 English scheme of work for East Sussex schools to tie in with the project, making links to the work of Charleston’s Bloomsbury set. These resources are intended for use in school and may not be accessible for online use: