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Primary Schools Champions programme

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Schools that take part in Stonewall's courses automatically receive Stonewall School Champion status

Primary School Champions programme

Attending one of our courses gives your primary school membership of the Stonewall School Champions programme for a year. This includes ongoing support, resources, guidance and much more.

Why does it matter?

  • 45% of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans young people have experienced homophobic, biphobic or transphobic bullying
  • More than eight in ten primary teachers have never had any specific training in how to tackle homophobic bullying.
  • One in three trans pupils are not able to be known by their preferred name at school
  • 64% of trans pupils are bullied at school for being trans

Key benefits

What schools say

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Primary school

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It is so important to highlight the serious effects of HBT bullying when so many dismiss that language as 'banter'.
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Why become a School Champion?

Resources

You’ll receive a free pack of our most popular posters and stickers when you become a School Champion or renew your membership. Throughout the year, you’ll get priority access to exclusive new education resources tailored for primary schools and early years settings. 

Bespoke support

Our expert education team will be on hand to provide bespoke support throughout the year. With ten years’ experience working with more than 1500 schools across the UK, we know what best practice looks like. We’ll be there when you need us to help you with questions and challenges, no matter how big or small.

Best practice

You’ll become part of a network of more than 1500 schools leading the way in celebrating difference. Our education resources, termly newsletters and bespoke support service will inspire you and help you develop your own work. Share your work with other schools through our case studies, and meet other members at our education events.

School Champions Awards

School Champions based in England are able to apply for our School Champion Awards once you’ve been a member for a year. Available at Bronze, Silver and Gold level, our Awards benchmark your work and help you stretch to meet new challenges. Celebrate your school’s achievements with exclusive use of our School Champions logo. Read more about the School Champions Awards