Educate & Celebrate

‘We are all born FREE’ say students at our Durham Schools Showcase May 21st

Durham Finale

Students from primary and secondary schools across Durham County participated in our musical and uplifting showcase on 21st May at The Assembly Rooms Theatre in Durham to show their commitment to equality, including against LGBT+ discrimination. Students of all ages sang songs from our PRIDE in Primary and Secondary Education resources, read poetry and impressed everyone with their covers of Cyndi Lauper’s True Colours, Walking on Sunshine and much, much more!

Schools performing were Shotton Hall Academy, Etherley Lane Primary, Greenfield Community College, Hamsterley Primary and Howletch Primary. Check out more lovely images on our twitter feed @educatecelebrat

PYN2PRIDE Youth Networks

A youth led voice, to eradicate discrimination based on Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation within our schools, colleges and universities.
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Educate & Celebrate gives teachers the confidence and resources to challenge homophobia, biphobia and transphobia by engaging students, staff, parents and governors in an inclusive LGBT curriculum.

The approaches used in ‘Educate & Celebrate’ have been recognised by Ofsted as ‘best practice’ for taking a whole-school approach to tackling homophobic bullying and ingrained attitudes in our schools ‘This approach has been highly successful‘ Ofsted February 2012. The ‘Educate & Celebrate’ programme is available to all schools, local authorities and workplaces to eradicate homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in line with Ofsted criteria and The Equality Act 2010. For help, advice, consultation and training please contact ellybarnes@educateandcelebrate.org 

“We want as many schools as possible to tackle LGBT equality, we want every student to be proud of who they are. Educate & Celebrate is not just about fighting prejudice it’s about celebration” Yvette Cooper MP, Shadow Home Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities

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