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These guidelines are designed to help improve schools' policies in relation to toilets and toileting.
Schools can use the information to avoid discriminating against pupils with bowel and bladder conditions and make sure that these children are fully supported. Parents and pupils can also use the information to encourage schools to improve their policies and their toilets.
We’ve also answered the most common questions from pupils and parents about continence issues in education settings.
Dealing with locked school toilets or policies on nappies? Get answers to commonly asked questions about continence issues in schools.
Children with continence problems need to be supported whilst they're at school. Promoting healthy bladders and bowels and providing high quality, accessible toilets is vital for their well being.
Open access to high quality toilet facilities at school and education settings is crucial to pupils' health and well-being.