As an inclusive school, we actively seek to remove the barriers to learning and participation that can hinder individuals or groups of children, parents/carers, staff and the wider community.
To give all children the same opportunities and benefits from the education our school provides.
To make all reasonable adjustments so that a child, a member of staff, a parent/carer or a member of public with disabilities is not placed at a disadvantage.
To improve the physical environment for disabled children, staff, parent/carers and visitors to our school within the limits of our resources.
The Accessibility Plan covers the measures we have already taken and are still taking to improve our school.
To use language that does not offend.
To make staff and children aware of the importance of the use of non-discriminatory language.
To match resources to the individual needs of the children.
To make any necessary adjustments to classroom organisation.
To deploy support staff, timetabling and staff training.
To follow anti-discriminatory procedures when advertising posts, or interviewing applicants, or deciding on making an appointment.
To make reasonable adjustments to a person’s employment arrangements, or to the premises, in order to enable a member of staff should she become disabled.
To liaise with specialists from outside agencies to support individual pupils.
To give information normally provided in writing (e.g. resources, parent/carers newsletters etc) in alternative formats that are clear and user friendly e.g. orally, large print, through ICT, or in other languages.
To ensure the governing body is responsible for the school’s duty not to discriminate by reporting at all FGB meetings.
To discharge the responsibility of ensuring that we meet our obligations not to discriminate to a named governor and a designated member of staff.
To ensure the head teacher makes all members of staff aware of their responsibilities to all children without exception by staff meetings, policy review, school ethos and regular monitoring.
All members of staff are fully committed to the policy of not discriminating against children, parent/carers or staff with disabilities.
To ask parent/carers to keep us informed about any relevant issues that might have adverse effect on the children either directly or indirectly e.g. parents long term illness/disability or changes in child’s health.
To monitor achievements through a range of data to ensure they are making the best progress possible.