Where did ‘Gender Neutral Toilets in Schools’ come from?

The Scottish Government opened a consultation between 17 July 2017 and 9 October 2017 with proposed amendments to these regulations, including the introduction of Unisex facilities. Currently, Regulations 15/16 of The School Premises (General Requirements and Standards) (Scotland) Regulations 1967 state that the Sanitary Accommodations for pupils are to be split half for boys and … Continue reading Where did ‘Gender Neutral Toilets in Schools’ come from?

Which Guidance?

Council states that the introduction of Gender Neutral toilets within its schools is 'in line with guidance from the Scottish Govt'. Which guidance would this be? The Regulations surrounding school toilets hasn't changed, so where does this guidance come from? Having realised that the Regulations hadn't changed I thought that Parents should write to the … Continue reading Which Guidance?

Guidelines for Schools to be rolled out next year

Guidelines for all schools in Scotland are due to be rolled out next year include informing 5 year olds they can choose their gender. Here are some extracts from the draft. "Your gender is what you decide. You might be a boy or a girl". This is aimed at Level 1, recommended to be suitable … Continue reading Guidelines for Schools to be rolled out next year

Letter to Council about School Toilets

Dear Regarding (Name of school / Details of recent building works ) Regulations 15/16 of The School Premises (General Requirements and Standards) (Scotland) Regulations 1967 states that the Sanitary Accommodations for pupils are to be split half for boys and half for girls. This applies both for WC and wash area. The Regulations make no … Continue reading Letter to Council about School Toilets