Stansted school celebrates LGBTQ+ students in Diversity Week

A red notice board with the word "Pride" in the middle - Forest Hall School, Stansted

Pupils at Forest Hall School in Stansted created a display board at the end of Pride Month. - Credit: Supplied

Diversity Week was an opportunity to give pupils the space to express themselves, a Stansted teacher has said.

Forest Hall School held Diversity Week in conjunction with LGBTQ+ young people's charity Just Like Us.

Sarah Power, enrichment lead at Forest Hall, said: "It was just so nice to see our students in the LGBTQ+ community being themselves completely in a safe space.

"They were doing something for themselves.

"Students have been at home for a lot more time than they ever would be and so have been exposed to just one or two opinions, which has had an affect on them.


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"It has been good to be able to expose them to more."

She added: "It is important to show we are supportive of all of our students, regardless of their gender, background or sexuality."

Just Like Us is a national charity which campaigns for LGBTQ+-equality policies and education in schools. 

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