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Equality

The School Population

  • Pinner Wood School is predominantly multicultural, the percentage of the school population with other than English to be a child’s first language is consistently above the national percentage
  • Children are able to speak approximately 54 different languages with Gujarati, Tamil, Urdu, Somali and Romanian being the most widely spoken
  • The population consists of over 17 different ethnicities
  • During the last 3 years there has been an increase in the number of children from the European Union
  • The school population represents approximately 9 different religions
  • The staff population is becoming increasingly multicultural, staff are able to speak approximately 16 different languages

Staffing

  • The school adheres to statutory equal opportunities procedures when recruiting and promoting staff
  • The Senior Leadership Team has responsibility for overseeing and reviewing equality procedures
  • A member of the Governing Body has a delegated responsibility for equal procedures within the school

Policies

  • Before introducing important new policies or measures, the school carefully assesses their potential impact on equalities
  • The school has rigorous safeguarding policies in place including procedures to tackle bullying in all forms
  • The school has a clear disability accessibility plan in place
  • All school policies are linked with and make reference to the Equality Act 2010

Curriculum

  • There is coverage within the curriculum to promote each child’s understanding of equalities issues including community cohesion, gender roles, spiritual, moral, social and cultural development
  • Curriculum resources represent a wide variety of ethnicities, religions and cultural backgrounds
  • The school partakes in anti-bullying week

All reasonable adjustments are made to ensure the schools physical environment is suitable for all students. The building is accessible to all people as we have ramps, lifts and a disabled toliet.

Consultation and involvement

  • The school has procedures for finding out how pupils think and feel about the school and has due regard for the Equality Act when responding
  • The school has procedures for consulting and involving parents and carers in all aspects of school life and has due regard for the Equality Act when responding

Tracking

  • The school uses a variety of data sources to rigorously track the attainment and achievement of all groups of children including but not limited to gender, ethnicity and disability

    If the school identify an underachieving group of children, additional measures are put in place to enable each child to reach their potential

    If you would like further information on the school’s equalities procedures please contact Deb Spruce via the School Office.

Headteacher – Mrs D Spruce
Latimer Gardens, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 3RA
Telephone No: 0208 868 2468
Fax No: 0208 429 1629

E-mail: office@pinnerwood.harrow.sch.uk