At Longden School, we value and celebrate the diverse nature of our local, national and global community. As part of our commitment to ensuring equality for all people, we will:
Promote cultural understanding and awareness, valuing and celebrating various cultures and religious beliefs amongst different ethnic groups within our school community and beyond.
Monitor and promote the involvement of all groups of pupils in the extra-curricular life of the school.
Close gaps in attainment and achievement between pupils and all groups of pupils; especially students eligible for free-school meals, students with special educational needs and disabilities, looked after children and children from minority ethnic groups.
Provide appropriate and early pastoral interventions for children to promote positive behaviour and inclusion.
Ensure accessibility across the school for children, staff and visitors with disabilities, including access to specialist teaching where appropriate.
Provide role-models for all children whenever possible, ensuring diversity in the staff body and visiting speakers.
Diversify the curriculum in all areas to ensure the positive representation of all protected characteristics across so that our children see and can be seen.
Ensure consistent recording, reporting and action by staff following any incidents of discriminatory language and behaviour, including bullying.
Review relevant school policies and publications to ensure they clearly reflect the aim of inclusivity.