Equality Objectives 2014 – 2018

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 may include Pupil Premium, EAL, CLA, GAMA and those achieving below L4 in KS2.

Targets to include: % achieving 5+A*-C including English and Maths, % of students making 3 and 4 levels of progress in English and Maths, value-added in excess of 1000, % achieving A*/A.

The groups for whom we will set these targets will include boys, girls, disadvantaged students, students with special needs and non white-British students.

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.