What Diversity and Inclusion Means to us
Diversity and Inclusion needs to be at the heart of what we do and embedded in our culture and values, our staff, our CPD, our curriculum and our pedagogy and practice.
GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools.
Through a diverse and inclusive workplace, we will:
- further develop and strengthen our diversity and inclusion
- align with our values of respect, dignity, fairness and equality of opportunity
- create an inclusive environment where all colleagues can be themselves at work and perform at their best, feel valued and have a sense of belonging
- meet skills demands by acquiring and retaining the best available talent, enhancing our capacity for high performance, creativity and innovation
- enrich all that we do through a diverse range of skills, knowledge and perspective
- better represent the communities we serve
Please see the policies page (https://www.floreatwandsworth.org.uk/parents/policies) for a link to the latest GLF Diversity & Inclusion Policy.
The Equality Act 2010 sets out that all public bodies will publish equalities objectives every four years. Below are the equalities objectives that we have chosen to focus on over the next four years, from 2020 to 2024, to improve equality, diversity and inclusion at Floreat Wandsworth.
To ensure an Equality Policy (to be reviewed and completed by December 2020) sets out our commitment to promoting equality and community cohesion and eliminating discrimination and harassment.
To reach and include every family equally and ensure fairness in access and engagement.
To monitor and analyse pupil achievement and attainment by race, gender and disability and act on any trends or patterns in the data that require additional support for pupils.
To recognise and celebrate diversity within our community whilst promoting community cohesion.
To ensure that teaching and learning promotes equality, celebrates diversity and promotes community cohesion.
To monitor the consideration given to accessibility when purchasing equipment and resources for the school.
To monitor extra-curricular provision and ensure there is membership of vulnerable or isolated groups in after school club provision and that the provision is accessible to all.
To assess and evaluate the school’s methods of communication to ensure information is accessible to all parents and carers.
To reach and to include every family equally, in all of the ways families are invited to actively join in learning with the school.