Equality Statement

Equality Statement
At Aycliffe Drive Primary School, we are committed to ensuring equality of
opportunity for all members of our school community irrespective of race,
gender, disability, belief, sexual orientation, age or socio-economic background.

We aim to develop a culture of inclusion and diversity in which all those
connected to the school feel proud of their identity and ability to participate
fully in school life.

Equality in Teaching and Learning

We provide all our pupils with the opportunity to succeed and to reach the
highest level of personal achievement.

 Ensuring equality of access for all pupils and preparing them for life in a
diverse society
 Using materials that reflect the diversity of the school, population and
local community without stereotyping
 Promoting attitudes and values that challenge any discriminatory
behaviour or prejudice
 Providing opportunities for pupils to appreciate their own culture and
celebrate the diversity of other cultures
 Seeking to involve all parents in supporting their child’s education
 Utilising teaching approaches appropriate for the whole school population
which are inclusive and reflective of our pupils.

Equality in Admissions and Exclusions

Our admissions arrangements are fair and transparent and do not discriminate
on the grounds of race, gender, religion, belief, disability and/or socio-economic
background.

Equal Opportunities for Staff

All staff appointments and promotions are made on the basis of merit and
ability and in compliance with the law.