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Equalities Statement

Our school makes all members of our community feel welcome and valued. Our vision and values promote inclusive 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 exist.

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

Characteristic Breakdown
Number of pupils 234 49% male 51% feamle
Number of staff 41 12% male 88% female
Number of governors 12 50% male 50% female
Religion n/a
Attainment on entry Broadly average from a large range
Pupil Mobility Very low. We serve a very stable community
Free School Meals 14%
Ethnicity 43% white British

10% White European

5% Bangladeshi

2% Black Caribbean

2% Black African

38% other ethnic groups combined (none more than 2%)

English as an additional language 39%
Special Educational Needs 19%
Average attendance rate 97%
Awards , accreditations, recognitions National Teaching SchoolUNICEF Rights Respecting School

Healthy School

Green Flag School

Arts Mark Gold

Our equality objectives 2018-2019

General

To promote spiritual, moral, social and cultural development through all appropriate curricular and extra-curricular opportunities .  We aim to meet this objective with particular reference to issues of equality and diversity;

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

To move beyond deterministic notions of fixed ability and to model teaching and learning behaviours that develop a growth mindset and avoid labeling;

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.

Specific

  • To ensure all our work on including less confident parents and minority groups is sustained and developed;
  • To sustain our focus on interventions and teaching styles that work to narrow the gap between pupil premium and non pupil premium children;
  • To develop the advocacy model of governance and ensure it is more central to our governing body meetings;
  • To continue to challenge Camden on admissions so as to ensure that this remains a community school;
  • To support our growing minority of LAC children and their parents;
  • To ensure the effective inclusion of our growing minority of ASD pupils.

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