Families come in all different shapes and sizes, from the conventional nuclear family to single parents, adoptive parents and children being raised by grandparents. Around 20,000 young people in Britain are growing up with same-sex parents and many children have lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans parents or family.

Children with lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans family see their families as special and different in the same way as any other young person. At Chapelford Village Primary School, we use the Different Families, Same Love materials to celebrate different families, and to talk with pupils about how every family is special and unique.