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betty for schools

betty for schools provides free PSHE Association accredited resources that teachers can use to educate their pupils aged 8-12 about periods.

Breaking the taboo surrounding periods all starts with education. betty for schools provides free PSHE Association accredited resources that teachers can use to educate their pupils aged 8-12 about periods. We have developed innovative and experiential lessons which encourage open and honest conversations about menstruation and the way it affects girls.

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HundrED 2019

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June 2018
We’re all very excited to see where this takes us, and are looking forward to pushing period education to the forefront of the curriculum in 2018, working with teachers and schools to give this important issue a larger platform, in addition to helping to tackle period poverty.

About the innovation

Breaking the taboo all starts with education

bettyis the teenage brand supporting and championing girls on their way to adulthood, providing the support and knowledge needed to be totally confident when it comes to starting their period.

Our role is to be the best big sister to young teens going through all the dramas and awkwardness of growing up, especially when it comes to the topic of periods.

Breaking the period taboo all begins with education by encouraging open, honest and real conversations. betty for schools is helping to create a generation of girls and boys who are truly at ease talking about periods, through both our innovative period products and award-winning education programme.

We've worked with young people and education experts to develop curriculum-linked lessons for 8-12 year olds that encourage open, respectful and honest conversations about periods and the way they affect girls.

Our PSHE Association accredited resourcesare film-led, with a mix of animations, quizzes and interactive activities, making it easy for teachers to deliver our sessions with confidence.

Impact & scalability

Impact & Scalability


betty for schools is breaking the taboo around period education, addressing both girls and boys using resources that are designed with young people and education experts.


betty for schools has positively impacted thousands of students across the UK, breaking down barriers in period education and helping to fight period poverty.


betty for schools has worked with over 17,000 students and their resources have been downloaded over 60,000 times.

Implementation steps

Access our free teacher resources

Register for free at it's completely free! Here you'll find all our resources and teacher delivery notes to support you.

Access our free student resources

Uh oh, Keira’s just started her period at school. Awks! See how the situation plays out from both Keira and her friend Ben’s perspective and play your way through our pick-a-path interactive films on our student activity page. Plus, download our student booklet for all their know-how on periods and how to deal with them.

You can access our student resources here:

Parents, there are resources for you too!

Teachers can download our Parent booklet to hand out after or before they deliver their period education lesson so they are prepared for any questions coming their way! Plus, our Parents’ Hub is a supportive space for grown ups to get clued up on puberty and periods for both girls and boys. You can access it here:

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