We aim to create an inclusive culture for all staff, pupils, families and visitors to the school at Paddock Wood Primary Academy. We recognise, respect and value people’s differences and ensure that individuals or groups of individuals are treated fairly and equally and no less favourably, specific to their needs, including areas of race, gender, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity and age. We promote equality and diversity treating all staff and students fairly ensuring equal access to opportunities to enable children and staff to fully participate in the learning process and achieve and equip children and staff with the skills to challenge inequality and discrimination.
The following statements are the agreed Equalities Objectives:
- Where necessary, close the gap between boys and girls in English, Mathematics and Science at all key stages.
- To have high aspirations for all children with special educational needs or disabilities and to track their progress.
- To promote cultural development and understanding through a rich range of experiences both in and beyond the curriculum.
- To prevent and respond to all hate incidents and prejudice-based bullying