Carter’s Charity Primary School Equality duty statement
This statement of the school’s policy is to comply with the single public sector equality duty (PSED). This requires all schools to publish:
The equality duty has three elements.
Carter’s Charity statement
Carter’s Charity primary school is mindful of its demographic makeup and that of the community it serves. It recognises that children will have limited day to day contact with the multi-culture and multi-ethnic communities found throughout Britain today. The school therefore ensures through the curriculum, as well as the choice of activities that take place out of school, that the children are exposed to a wide variety of experience that allow them to learn about other cultures. This is supported by a rigorously enforced code of conduct rooted in mutual respect for others.
The school monitors and reports termly to Governors any examples of homophobic or racial bullying. However we know that these alone are not the only forms of bullying and all bullying incidents are carefully monitored and followed up as appropriate not only in line with our anti-bullying policy, but also to ensure that we monitor and put in place effective remedies for any bullying arising from a protected characteristic.
The school has very effective data monitoring system for attainment and achievement and this is used to identify groups that are underperforming an any aspect of the curriculum and put in place remedial steps. This has included a focus on boys’ writing and the development of a new reading scheme that will provide material suitable and interesting to children of both sexes and all abilities. While the school monitors the performance of children of ethnic background as well as those looked after, the numbers in the school make any general conclusion meaningless and so the focus is on meeting individual needs.
Throughout Carter’s Charity Primary School we provide all our pupils with the opportunity to succeed and to reach the highest level of personal achievement. We do this by:
The following documents support the statement above.