Bishop Martin CE Primary School is an inclusive school. We are committed to ensuring equality of education and opportunity for all pupils, staff, parents and carers receiving services from the school, irrespective of race, gender, disability, faith, religion or socio-economic group and recognising the protected characteristics in the Equality Act. Working in partnership with parents, we provide a happy, stimulating environment rooted in Christian values. All are cared for and nurtured spiritually, morally, intellectually, physically, socially and emotionally.
Under the Equality Act 2010, we welcome our general duty to
We recognise our specific duties which aims to assist us to meet our general duty -
Our School Population
At Bishop CE Primary School, we believe that diversity is a strength, which should be respected and celebrated by all those who learn, teach and visit here. Our school is a Church of England Primary School, however we welcome children from all backgrounds, abilities, races and religions.
Our school population evidences the inclusive nature of our school.
Our school is growing and in September 2017 we had 215 pupils on roll.
Gender Boys = 56% Girls = 44%
Ethnicities – White British, Chinese, Indian, White and any other ethnic group, White and black African, White and Asian, other Black African, White other
Languages spoken at home – English, Turkish, Chinese, Serbian (Croatian, Bosnian), Igbo , Greek, Tamil, Thai and Russian
Religion and beliefs – Although the majority of our children are from a Church of England or Methodist background (49%) , we also have pupils who are Catholic, Christian, and others identified as other or no Religion beliefs.
SEND – Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Dylsexia, ADHD,
Pupil Premium – 9% of school population
Policies to support us in achieving our responsibilities in our Equality Duty are on our website:
Equality Policy 2017
Behaviour Policy 2017
Anti-Bullying Policy 2016
Accessibility Plan 2017
Staff Pay Policy 2017
Our actions to meet our Equality Duty - 2016-2017
Each year, we evaluate what we have achieved against the Equality Act general duty to –
Eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation
Advance equality of opportunity
Foster good relations
We have agreed on the following Equality Objectives for 2017
Actions and timescales to achieve these objectives are detailed in our SEN School Improvement Plan and are regularly monitored and reviewed.
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