What you can do - at school

There’s lots of support available for schools to help you celebrate different families.

  • Order our special Mothers’ Day pack!

Mothers day card

Our Mothers' Day pack includes:

2 Mothers’ Day cards, especially designed by Stonewall for same-sex couples. Click here to find out more  

20 colouring in sheets for young people with images of different families
3 Celebrating difference sticker sheets
5 Celebrating difference wall posters
10 Celebrating difference postcards
Stonewall's Primary Best Practice Guide

These packs are free for members of Stonewall’s School Champions programme or £7.50+p&p. To order contact education@stonewall.org.uk 

  • Order your copy of FREE

    Image of 'FREE' To Be Yourself DVD (PRE-ORDER)

    FREE is a ground-breaking film for primary school pupils, from Rikki Beadle-Blair, that conveys a powerful message about difference, diversity and respect. The film follows the stories of four children as they explore family, friendship and what it means to be yourself. FREE challenges homophobic bullying and language and shows the importance of celebrating difference. Order your copy here.

    Designed in conjunction with a panel of leading primary school teachers, this age-appropriate film builds on Stonewall's acclaimed Different Families campaign, and has been specifically designed to complement schools' Key Stage 2 Personal Health and Social Education (PSHE) curriculums. Order a copy of FREE here.

  • Join Stonewall's School Champions programme

School Champs

Your school can become a Stonewall School Champion by sending a member of staff on one of Stonewall's Train the Trainer courses. The courses give staff the practical tools and techniques they need to train other staff in school on tackling homophobic bullying and creating a safe and inclusive learning environment for all pupils. Participants will:

Learn practical techniques to train other staff in school on how to tackle homophobic bullying and celebrate difference.

Gain an overview of the current state of homophobic bullying and its impact on pupil achievement and school performance.

Find out how to meet Ofsted and legal requirements under the 2012 inspection framework and the Equality Act 2010. 

Be inspired by best practice from other schools.

Find out more about Train the Trainer here  

  • Celebrating Difference Books 

    and tango makes three

Take a look at the wide range of books which include different families and are perfect for your classroom. These stories help to introduce young people to the diversity of family life in a fun and age appropriate way.   

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