At Esh Winning Primary School we are committed to equality. We aim for every pupil to fulfil their potential no matter what his/her background or personal circumstances.
Our School is committed to anti-discriminatory practice to promote equality of opportunity and valuing diversity for all children and families.
We aim to:
- Provide a secure and accessible environment in which all our children can flourish and in which all contributions are considered and valued;
- Include and value the contribution of all families to our understanding of equality and diversity;
- Provide positive non-stereotyping information about gender roles, diverse ethnic and cultural groups and disabled people;
- Improve our knowledge and understanding of issues of anti-discriminatory practice, promoting equality and valuing diversity; and
- Make inclusion a thread that runs through all of the activities of the school.
|Objectives||Success Criteria||Date of Review||Responsibility|
|Continue to review all policies in line with specified timeframes. All relevant policies underpin the Educate and Celebrate agenda.||All policies reviewed and updated in light of the Equalities Act and practices audited.||As and when policies are reviewed||HT / Chair of Governors|
|Pupils gain greater awareness of equality and diversity through the curriculum and extended learning opportunities.||Visits/visitors, lesson resources and assemblies etc, provide opportunities for pupils to gain awareness of and learn about people with different backgrounds, genders, cultures, faiths, abilities and ethnic origins (Whole school assemblies, Collective Worship coverage, curriculum themes, displays).||Ongoing||All staff|
|To continue to closely track all children in all year groups ensuring that any gaps between boys and girls are identified and targeted.||Achievement for all (irrespective of race, disability, culture and gender) is even.||Ongoing – Considered annually against ASP and termly at Pupil Progress Meetings||HT / SL team and class teachers|
|Steps are taken to reduce and / or eliminate negative stereotypes of race, disability and gender across the school and to promote positive understanding.||Occasional assemblies (e.g. Black History Month) and curriculum themes will focus on the area of race, disabilities and gender avoiding negative stereotyping. Opportunities taken for promoting positive role models covering protected characteristics.||Ongoing||HT and class teachers|
|Interested stakeholders receive requisite training in a range of equalities / diversities issues.||CPD / INSET delivered to staff / governors / parents as required promoting confidence in challenging prejudice and promoting equality.||As and when deemed necessary||HT|
|Seek to broaden and strengthen further our commitment to Quality Communications with all stakeholders.||Communications available to all stakeholders in a range of formats, responding to need. Identify appropriate support and resources eg Braille etc.||As and when necessary HT / Governors Admin staff||HT / Admin staff|
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