Equality Objective Statement
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Equality and Diversity objectives 2016 -2020

Orchard Primary School is committed to meeting its public sector duties and acknowledges that we have a statutory duty to:
• Eliminate discrimination, harassment and victimisation.
• Promote equality of access and opportunity within our school and within our wider community.
• Promote positive attitudes to difference and good relationships between people with different backgrounds, genders, cultures, faiths, abilities and ethnic origins.

Orchard Primary School – Equality Objectives. Eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation

The needs of users are taken into account when developing policies and procedures.
Review and update the School reward system which forms a part of the behaviour policy.
Success Criteria
School Policies including Staff policies such as Recruitment, and Sickness Absence, reflect the needs of users
New reward system in place to celebrate all pupil achievement across the school
Termly. See policy schedule
New system implemented Spring 2016

Orchard Primary School – Equality Objectives. Advance Equality of Opportunity Between People

Robust systems for monitoring pupil progress in place and monitored regularly.
To support and broaden opportunities for vulnerable families
Success Criteria
Data analysis shows equality of attainment/progress for all
2. Identify groups and individuals at risk of underachievement and plan intervention.
Vulnerable families, accessing pupil premium funding, accessing a broad range of support to include access to extra-curricular activities
Termly pupil progress meetings Termly achievement governor meeting with head teacher
Summer 2016 – Letter sent home Autumn 2016 – families claiming benefits

Orchard Primary School – Equality Objectives. Foster Good Relations Between People

To develop pupil understanding of tolerance and respect for others through the promotion of British values
Success Criteria
Children exposed to different cultures, faiths, religions through first hand experiences and through the use of varied resources
Values Based education delivered on a two year cycle

Aspire to achieve            Believe in yourself            Care for each other

Orchard Primary School, Oxford Road, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 6LW
Tel: 0208 300 4878         E-mail: admin@orchard.bexley.sch.uk
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