Exceeding Expectations – Ending Homophobia Through Education

Posted on September 22, 2011 at 9:31 am

This showcase event was held at Parrs Wood High School in Manchester on 16th May 2011. Exceeding Expectations is a multi-agency award winning initiative that aims to support schools in tackling homophobic bullying. It is a partnership initiative involving Manchester City Council, Manchester Healthy Schools, Hope Theatre Company and the Lesbian & Gay Foundation.

The initiative aims to help schools safeguard all young people from bullying and discrimination to create a safe and happy learning environment.

Exceeding Expectations has successfully reached over 6,000 young people and feedback has been overwhelmingly positive with the project being highly Commended in the North West Public Health Awards 2008.