Stls L2

Knowledge 3: The school policies for inclusion and equality of opportunity and the implication of these by how you work with pupils

    • To strive to always provide opportunities and experiences to ensure that all of our pupils are included in all areas of school life.

    • To promote understanding of the principles and practices of equality and justice.

    • To equip pupils with an awareness of our diverse society and to appreciate the value of difference.

    • To regard every member of our Centre (learners, job applicants or staff) as of equal worth and importance, irrespective of his/her creed, culture, class, race, gender (including gender reassignment), disability, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marital/civil partnership status or age.

    • To acknowledge and respect other peoples’ beliefs and sensitivities and to foster an awareness of the needs of others.
    • To ensure that pupils and staff recognise that discrimination on any basis is not acceptable.

  0. To provide an environment in which all pupils and staff feel safe and able to express and question views.

  1. To ensure the principles and practices of equal opportunities apply to all members of the Centre community: pupils; teaching and non-teaching staff; parents; governors and visitors.

  2. To positively challenge any discriminatory practice as active members of the Centre community, giving regard to the individual’s ability to learn and to change.

  3. Equal Opportunities practices should be evident in
          a) the formal curriculum (the programme of lessons);
          b) the informal curriculum (extra-curricular activities); and
the 'hidden' curriculum (the ethos of the school, the quality of personal relationships etc).


    • Every aspect of Centre activity has an equal opportunities dimension. This may be expressed explicitly in teaching materials and display, implicitly in classroom practice, or as part of...