Equality Objectives

Equality ObjectivesWhat this means for Mansfield Green E-ACT Primary Academy
To close the attainment gap between boys
and girls in English, Mathematics and
Science at all key stages.
● Ensuring all pupils receive quality first teaching.
● Rigorous data analysis ensures any gaps identified are closed through interventions and careful curriculum planning.
● Gender stereotypes are challenged and equality of sexes promoted.
● Curriculum content is carefully planned to ensure balanced coverage, along with activities that engage and inspire.
To close the gap in performance of all pupils with special educational needs or disabilities. ● Ensuring all pupils receive quality first teaching.
● Rigorous data analysis ensures any gaps identified are closed through interventions and careful curriculum planning.
● Equality of access to wider curriculum and enrichment activities.
● Relevant plans are put in place by appropriate professionals (SENDCo, Educational Psychologist and Speech and Language Therapist) and disseminated for guidance and action to relevant staff.
To close the gap in performance between disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged groups. ● Ensuring all pupils receive quality first teaching.
● Rigorous data analysis ensures any gaps identified are closed through interventions and careful curriculum planning.
● Equality of access to wider curriculum and enrichment activities.
● Appointment of Pupil Premium Champion to ensure opportunities to close the gap are developed and secure to continue to raise standards.
● Children have the opportunity to attend homework club after school, enabling them to receive additional support.
● Mentoring for children to develop their metacognitive skills drawing on impact research from the EEF.
To promote cultural development and understanding through a rich range of experiences both in and beyond the curriculum. ● Ensuring all children, regardless of disability, gender, race, religion, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy or age have equal opportunities in taking part in extra-curricular activities.
● Collecting information about those attending to evaluate representation and accessibility.
● We will actively look at ways of tackling any barriers that prevent accessibility. We will regularly obtain the views of all children and their parents/carers, particularly those with Education Health and Care Plans (EHCP) and physical disabilities, to ensure that we are meeting their needs and making any necessary adjustments.
To prevent and respond to all hate incidents and prejudice-based bullying. ● Plan a yearly programme of education in PSHE and deliver lessons on bullying and discrimination and how to tackle these.
● Collecting information and analysing incidents of bullying, harassment and discrimination to ensure the preventive education programme is having impact and relevant interventions are in place.
● Mentors and leaders in school work with children and families following any incidents of bullying, harassment and unlawful discrimination to ensure these are not repeated and appropriate policies are followed.
To ensure understanding and equality for members of our community, including those who hold any of the nine protected characteristics. ● Assemblies promote a positive and inclusive culture and help children to broaden their understanding of diversity.
● Radicalisation and extremism will be taught discreetly in PSHE and within assemblies, to ensure that children are aware of radical views and how to exercise tolerance.
● Staff CPD will include equality training to ensure that subject knowledge is up to date and supportive measures for a diverse community are in place and embedded.

Review date: February 2021

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