Equality Policy

Equality Policy

School CommunityResponsibility
Governing BodyInvolving and engaging the whole school community in identifying and understanding equality barriers and in the setting of objectives to address these. Monitoring progress towards achieving equality objectives. Publishing data and publishing equality objectives.
Head TeacherAs above including:

Promoting key messages to staff, parents and pupils about equality and what is expected of them and can be expected from the school in carrying out its day to day duties. Ensuring that all the school community receives adequate training to meet the need of delivering equality, including pupil awareness. Ensuring that all staff are aware of their responsibility to record and report prejudice related incidents.
Senior Management TeamSupporting the Head as above.

Ensuring fair treatment and access to services and opportunities. Ensuring that all staff are aware of their responsibility to record and report prejudice related incidents.
Teaching StaffContributing to ensuring the right outcomes for pupils. Upholding the commitment made to pupils and parents/carers on how they can be expected to be treated. Designing and delivering an inclusive curriculum. Ensuring own awareness of the responsibility to record and report prejudice related incidents.
Non Teaching StaffSupporting the school and the governing body in delivering a fair and equitable service to all stakeholders. Upholding the commitment made by the head teacher on how pupils and parents/carers can be expected to be treated. Supporting colleagues within the school community. Ensuring own awareness of the responsibility to record and report prejudice related incidents.
ParentsTaking an active part in identifying barriers for the school community and in informing the governing body of actions that can be taken to eradicate these. Taking an active role in supporting and challenging the school to achieve the commitment given to the school community in tackling inequality and achieving equality of opportunity for all.
PupilsSupporting the school to achieve the commitment made to tackling inequality. Upholding the commitment made by the head teacher on how pupils and parents/carers, staff and the wider school community can be expected to be treated.
Local Community MembersTaking an active part in identifying barriers for the school community and in informing the governing body of actions that can be taken to eradicate these. Taking an active role in supporting and challenging the school to achieve the commitment made to the school community in tackling inequality and achieving equality of opportunity for all.
We will ensure that the whole school community is aware of our Single Equality Policy. Our school procedures and practices will highlight equality and access for all through consultation with all stakeholders. It is published on our school website.