Resilience

Resourcefulness

Reflectiveness

Responsibility

Risk-taking

Respect

Equality Objectives

Equality and Diversity Commitment;

 

Governors will:

Policy Development

●    Provide leadership and drive for the development and regular review of the school’s equality and other policies

Policy Implementation

●    Provide leadership and ensure the accountability of the Headteacher and senior staff for the communication and implementation of school policies

●    Highlight good practice and promote it throughout the school and wider community

Behaviour

●    Provide appropriate role models for all managers, staff and pupils

●    Congratulate examples of good practice from the school and among individual managers, staff and pupils

●    Ensure a consistent response to incidents, e.g. bullying cases and racist incidents

Public Sector Duties

●    Ensure that the school carries out the letter and the spirit of the statutory duties (and ensuring the provision of ‘returns’ to the local authority)

 

 

Headteachers and senior staff will:

Policy Development

●    Initiate and oversee the development and regular review of equality policies and procedures

●    Consult pupils, staff and stakeholders in the development and review of the policies

Policy Implementation

●    Ensure the effective communication of the policies to all pupils, staff and stakeholders

●    Ensure that managers and staff are trained as necessary to carry out the policies

●    Oversee the effective implementation of the policies

●    Hold line managers accountable for effective policy implementation

Behaviour

●    Provide appropriate role models for all managers, staff and pupils

●    Highlight good practice from departments, individual managers, staff and pupils

●    Provide mechanisms for the sharing of good practice

●    Ensure a consistent response to incidents, e.g. bullying cases and racist incidents

Public Sector Duties

●    Ensure that the school carries out its statutory duties effectively

 

 

Line managers will:

Policy Development

●    Respond to consultation requests by creating opportunities for pupils and staff to share their comments, suggestions and feedback, ensuring that all voices are heard

Policy Implementation

●    Implement the school’s equality scheme, holding staff accountable for their behaviour and providing support and guidance as necessary

●    Be accountable for the behaviour of the staff team, individual members of staff and pupils

●    Use informal and formal procedures as necessary to deal with ‘difficult’ situations

Behaviour

●    Behave in accordance with the school’s policies, leading by example

●    Respond appropriately to the behaviour of pupils and staff, as a whole, and individuals (praising/challenging as necessary)

Public Sector Duties

●    Contribute to managing the implementation of the school’s equality scheme

 

 


 

All staff: teaching and non-teaching will:

Policy Development

 

●    Contribute to consultations and reviews

●    Raise issues with line managers which could contribute to policy review and development

Policy Implementation

●    Maintain awareness of the school’s current equality policy and procedures

●    Implement the policy as it applies to staff and pupils

Behaviour

 

●    Behave with respect and fairness to all colleagues and pupils, carrying out the letter and spirit of the school’s equality scheme

●    Provide a consistent response to incidents, e.g. bullying cases and racist incidents

Public Sector Duties

●    Contribute to the implementation of the school’s equality scheme

 

Equality and Opportunity Plan - 2019 to 2023