Equalities Statement

Our school makes all members of our community feel welcome and valued. Our vision and values promote inclusion and equality, and tackle discrimination. We have high expectations for all our pupils irrespective of race, creed, gender or disability. Our equalities statement is guided by some core principles:

 

  • All learners are of equal value;
  • We recognise and respect difference;
  • We foster positive attitudes and relationships and a shared sense of community and belonging;
  • We observe good practice in recruitment, retention and staff development;
  • We aim to reduce and challenge barriers to equality that already

 

In line with the PSED (Public Sector Equality Duty) of the Equality Act 2010 we publish the following data:

 

Characteristic

Breakdown

Number of pupils

143  - 52.4% male 47.6% female

Number of staff

16 - 100% female

Number of governors

10 - 40% male 60% female

Religion

URC

Attainment on entry

Broadly average

Pupil Mobility

Very low. We serve a very stable community

Free School Meals

2.1%

Ethnicity

92.3% White British

7.7% other ethnic groups combined (none more than 3%)

English as an additional language

2.8%

Special Educational Needs

5.6%

Average attendance rate

98%

 Awards , accreditations, recognitions

Ofsted Outstanding School

Eco School

Healthy School

Our equality objectives 2017-19

To promote spiritual, moral, social and cultural development through all appropriate curricular and extra-curricular opportunities.

To reduce prejudice and increase understanding of equality through direct teaching across the curriculum;

To promote cultural development and understanding through a rich range of experience, both in and beyond the school;

To eradicate prejudice related bullying in relation to the protected characteristics listed in the Equality Act 2010.

To promote cultural development and understanding through a rich range of experience, both in and beyond the school

To tackle prejudice and promote understanding in relation to people with disabilities

To sustain our focus on interventions and teaching styles that work to narrow the gap between pupil groups;

To ensure the school environment is accessible as possible to all pupils, staff and visitors.

This statement is to be read in conjunction with our Accessibility Plan