Equality Objectives Statement
Reviewed June 2021
Wigton Moor Primary School is committed to ensuring equality of provision throughout our school community. To achieve this, our equality objectives are as follows:
To promote cultural development and understanding through a range of activities and experiences across the curriculum.
To ensure that all pupils make progress, including vulnerable groups.
To ensure that the school environment is as accessible as possible for all pupils, staff and visitors.
To tackle prejudice and promote understanding in relation to people with disabilities, race, religion and gender.
To ensure that there are sufficient opportunities within the school’s curriculum to address equalities issues.
To monitor bullying and harassment of pupils and staff by race, disability, religion and gender and is this information used to make a difference to the experience of other pupils.
To ensure that all pupils are given similar opportunities with regards to all curriculum enhancement opportunities including after school clubs.
To allow equal access to information for all parents.
We are required to demonstrate how we meet the aims of the general public sector equality duty; Equality is a golden thread that is interwoven through all that we do at Wigton Moor Primary School and can be evidenced across across our curriculum, our approach to cultural awareness and inclusion as well as in staff recruitment. As an example the steps being taken to promote equality are included in the following policy documents which can be found on the Policy Page - please note that this list is not exhaustive and you will see evidence of equality across all aspects of our school life, as well as this website:
Please view the information on the curriculum page which shows the expectations from learners to be inclusive including having a Pupil Voice and Equality Council.
Please also view our Gallery page which shows the variety in learning and the diverse population of the school.
We will not discriminate against, harass or vicitimise any pupil, prospective pupil, member of staff or other member of the school community because of their:
Our school is committed to not only eliminating discrimination but also increasing understanding and appreciation for diversity.
We want a work force which reflects the population of Leeds. We will guarantee that no redundancy is the result of direct or indirect prejudice. All disciplinary procedures are non-prejudicial, whether they result in warnings, dismissal or other disciplinary action. We have also adopted the HR policies agreed by Leeds City Council including:
Prejudice is not tolerated and we are continuously working to promote an accepting and respectful environment for our school community.