Equality at Pinner Wood
Pinner Wood School is a dynamic and vibrant place to work and learn. We are proud of our identity as an inclusive school where every child is treated as a valued individual and is able to thrive.
In the decisions we make, policies we adopt and in our curriculum design we carefully consider equality and the possible implications for all pupils and especially those with protected characteristics. This is as part of our commitment to meet the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) requirement to have due regard to the need to eliminate discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations.
The School Population
- Pinner Wood has a strong ethos of inclusion, every child is treated as an individual and has the opportunity to thrive.
- The school is a vibrant mix of various cultures and religions which represents our diverse wider community
- The percentage of the school population with other than English believed to be a child’s first language is consistently above the national percentage
- There are approximately 44 different languages spoken by the children
- The population consists of over 16 different ethnicities
- The school population represents approximately 7 different religions
- The staff population is representative of our diverse community and there are 24 different languages spoken by the staff
- The school adheres to statutory equal opportunities when recruiting and promoting staff
- The Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher and Leadership Team are responsible for overseeing and reviewing equalities procedures.
- The school has rigorous safeguarding policies in place
- The school has a clear disability accessibility plan in place
- All policies are assessed to ensure that they careful consider equality and the possible implications for all pupils.
- There is coverage within the curriculum to promote children’s understanding of equalities issues and to prepare them to become responsible, global citizens.
- The school participates in a wide range of events and activities to highlight equality issues including community cohesion, global awareness, gender roles, spiritual, moral, social and cultural development
- All reasonable adjustments are made to ensure the school’s physical environment is suitable for all children, staff, parents and visitors
Consultation and Involvement
- The school provides regular opportunities to find out how children think and feel about the school
- The school has procedures for consulting and involving parents and carers in all aspects of school life
- The school uses data to rigorously track the progress and attainment of all groups including but not limited to gender, ethnicity, disability and pupil premium
- If any groups of children are identified as being at risk of underachievement, additional resources are put in place to enable each child to reach their potential
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