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Maryvale

Catholic Primary School

  • With our mother Mary,
  • we gather together joyfully,
  • to love, live, learn and pray,
  • with respect for all God’s family,
  • as Jesus teaches us.
 

Equality Statement

In line with our mission statement we want to ensure equality exists within our school so that all children are included and supported to achieve their personal best.

Equality Objectives 2017-2018:

  1. To narrow gaps in learning between vulnerable groups of pupils to enable more to reach greater depth in their attainment.

  2. To further promote spiritual, moral, social and cultural development through all appropriate curriculum activities, with more specific reference to equality and diversity.

  3. To increase the level of pupil voice ensuring distributed representation on the school council, fostering good relationships amongst all groups of learners.

  4. To link equality to the teaching of British Values more in school.

The Public-Sector Equality Duty:

School is fully aware of and complies with the public-sector equality duty by:

  • Promoting equality through our school mission statement, ensuring respect for all.

  • Being a fully inclusive school, whereby all pupils have full access to the curriculum.

  • Differentiating lessons ensuring every child can be challenged at the appropriate level motivating and inspiring them to learn.

  • Ensuring equal opportunities for all regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion or sexual orientation.

  • Promoting and educating staff through quality continuous professional development in aspects of equality and supporting pupils if any concerns are raised.

  • Following policies, procedures and local authority guidance to deal with any concerns raised regarding equality e.g. in the case of any discrimination, harassment or victimisation.

  • Promote equality beyond school by supporting the wider community through charity work and work within the community.

  • Teach aspects of equality through the school curriculum through SMSC, multi faith teaching and by promoting British values.

  • Developing good home school links and by offering support so all parents are also inclusive in our school community.

     

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