Equality Statement and Objectives
Darley Dale Primary School, is committed to promoting and ensuring equality of opportunity for all pupils, staff, parents and carers - irrespective of race, gender, disability, belief, sexual orientation, age or socio-economic background.
Our aim is to develop an inclusive culture where everyone will flourish; where diversity is celebrated and where all those connected to the school feel proud of their identity.
At Darley Dale Primary School, we believe that diversity is a strength which should be respected and celebrated by all those who learn, teach and visit us.
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- prepare them for life in a diverse society.
- Monitoring, evaluation and review carried out by the Senior Leadership Team will ensure that procedures and practices within the school reflect the objectives of this policy.
- Parents will be involved and consulted about the provision being offered by the school.
- Teachers will ensure that their curriculum, planning, teaching and learning takes account of this policy and ensures that equality underpins all their work.
- The diversity within our school and the wider community will be viewed positively by all and this diversity will be recognised as a rich resource for teaching, learning and the curriculum.
- The positive achievements of all pupils will be celebrated and recognised.
Under the Equality Act 2010 we have a duty not to discriminate against people on the basis of their age, disability, gender, gender identity, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief and sexual orientation.
However, Darley Dale Primary School recognise that equality and diversity is more than just meeting legal obligations. It’s about making a difference to people’s lives, treating all people with dignity and respect, and recognising the value of each individual. Darley Dale Primary School is fully committed to ensuring that we meet the varied and individual needs of our school’s community.