Equality Objectives 2017 – 2019

All groups of students will have their academic progress monitored and appropriate interventions put in place so that the achievement gap narrows and the school achieves the targets set out in the current School Improvement Plan.

As a priority, groups for intervention will include Pupil Premium, EAL, CLA, GAMA and those achieving below the age related expected standard in KS2.

Targets to include: Progress 8 and Attainment 8 scores, % students achieving a grade 5+ and 4+ in English and Maths, % achieving grade 9 e.g. Pupil Premium students to achieve at least the same Value Added differential with non-Pupil Premium students as nationally.

All students to with lower than expected literacy rates on entry in Year 7 to have access to literacy support programmes such as Lexia and Accelerated Reader and an alternative curriculum provision so that by Key Stage 4 they make at least expected progress in reading and writing.

All students will have equal access to school enrichment opportunities such as clubs and trips including financial support if required.

Equality Policy