Equality Policy and Objectives

Nevill Road Junior School, as an inclusive setting, accepts admissions from all those entitled to an education under British law, including pupils of all faiths or none. It follows the policies outlined by its governing body regarding equal opportunities, which guarantee that there will be no discrimination against any individual or group, regardless of faith, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, political or financial status, or similar. It seeks to serve all.

Nevill Road Junior School is a welcoming school where everyone is valued highly and where tolerance, honesty, co-operation and mutual respect for others are fostered. We are committed to the development of the whole person within a supportive, secure and creative environment. A broad, balanced and appropriate curriculum provides equal opportunity for all pupils to maximise their potential regardless of disability, gender re-assignment, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, gender or sexual orientation. We endeavour to promote positive relationships with parents, governors and members of the wider community. Nevill Road Junior School we aim to promote equality and tackle any form of discrimination and actively promote harmonious relations in all areas of school life. We seek to remove any barriers to access, participation, progression, attainment and achievement. We take seriously our contribution towards community cohesion.

The school’s current Equality Objectives are:- 

The school monitors and reviews its equality objectives in consultation with parents, pupils, staff and members of the local community.  

Priority 1 - To develop our Enhanced Curriculum in order to provide opportunities for all.

  • To provide a wider range of clubs that are available to encourage all children to participate. 
  • To monitor attendance and equity amongst girls / boys, PP / non PP, SEND, EAL. Identify children who are not attending club and use pupil voice to find out their interests. 
  • Offer free clubs to ensure that opportunities can be accessed by all.


Priority 2To integrate the Protected Characteristics within the Curriculum.

  • To focus on specific subjects e.g. PSHE, History, Art and review the curriculum offer to ensure that race, culture, gender balance etc  is addressed.
  • To ensure that displays around school, the website / twitter reflect the growing diversity  of the school community.
  • Continue to raise awareness of the Protected Characteristics amongst all stakeholders. 


Priority 3  To continue to develop a broad and balanced curriculum that is accessible for all.

  • Adaptive teaching strategies are shared and embedded across school.
  • Teaching and Learning Policy to be reviewed.
  • Curriculum for All pyramids to be reviewed.
  • Bramhall Cluster work with Neala Campling from the Ethnic Diversity Team.


Priority 4 - To raise attainment in reading, writing and maths for specific, identified groups and individual children.

  • Regularly monitoring of children’s progress through book looks, termly data captures and pupil voice.
  • To improve the provision for children who have EAL by upskilling staff.
  • Monitor SEND provision, PPG Strategy and the impact this has upon learning outcomes.
  • Awareness of gender specific areas e.g. SEND / girls.

Please see the attached Equality Policy which was reviewed May 2021.

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