Our Equality Objectives
The Governing Body of The Holy Family Catholic school is committed to equality for all in the appointment, development, training and promotion of staff, and in all dealings with students/pupils and parents of the school. The aims of the policy are for the school to be an inclusive organisation, where diversity is valued, respected and built upon, with the ability to recruit and retain a diverse workforce that reflects the communities it serves.
It is recognised that there are similarities and differences between individuals and groups, but the school and Governing Body intend to strive to ensure that differences do not become barriers to participation, access and learning and to create inclusive processes and practices, where the varying needs of individuals and groups are identified and met.
Equality Objectives 2020/2021
Equality objective 1: To provide a broad and balanced curriculum for all pupils.
Equality objective 2: To close the gap in progress and attainment between disadvantaged pupils and their non disadvantaged peers.
Equality objective 3: To improve the attendance of disadvantaged pupils.
Equality objective 4: To reducing prejudice-related bullying and the use of derogatory language.
Equality objective 5: To improve knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable pupils to appreciate and value difference and diversity, e.g. increasing understanding between pupils from different faith communities.
Equality objective 6: To increase the participation rates of disadvantaged pupils in extracurricular activities.
Equality objective 7: To further improve accessibility across the school for students, staff and visitors with disabilities, including access to specialist teaching areas.