Diversity Mel

Inclusive Education

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I have worked with over 35 schools and 4,000 students across Dorset.
I'd love to work with your school too.

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NEW BOOK for Children and Teachers





Engaging and informative staff training on developing inclusivity in your school

delivered by an experienced professional

Student Workshops

Age-appropriate lessons on diverse families and being yourself.  Delivered in a warm and sensitive style by an experienced professional

Teaching Resources

Ready to use class assemblies and lesson ideas celebrating different ways to be yourself

All Training, Workshops and Resources are Free for Primary Schools and Secondary Schools in 2021.
In order to fund Space Youth Project, charges will apply for all schools from January 2022.  


Reviews from Schools

Headteacher, Dorset

Teacher, Staff Training

Teacher, Children's Workshop

Fantastic training from real people who know what they are talking about. Please come back again

It was moving to hear from young people about their own experiences.  Thank you so much for sharing your stories.

Really great Inset - so informative.  I have learnt a lot and could have listened for much longer.  Really engaging presentation style

Mel created a relaxed and informal envirnoment, with plenty of time for us to discuss our thoughts and ideas.

Mel was fabulous at making the children feel at ease and they were happy to share their thoughts and questions.

Mel created a safe space where children felt confident to talk.

What a lovely story - such a great way to talk about different families.

Find out more about me

Together with my young volunteers, I am active in Dorset schools all year round - supporting and educating teachers and young people. 


I work collaboratively with children's author, Olly Pike, helping to develop LGBT+ friendly resources for primary age children.

I'm a Rights Respecting Schools Assessor active in the South West

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Parent Support

If your child has talked to you about being LGBT+ or you want to be prepared for any questions that might arise about the topic, more information is available.