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Rockliffe Manor Primary School

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Equal opportunities for all
Differences and similarities celebrated
Involved, valued, welcomed and safe

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At Rockliffe Manor, we welcome everybody into our community. The staff, governors, pupils and parents work together to make school a happy, welcoming place where all children feel that they belong and can achieve their full potential and develop as confident individuals. We celebrate diversity and promote a positive culture where everyone can thrive and feel proud of who they are. We provide a learning environment that enables all pupils to make the greatest possible progress and achieve their full potential in a caring, supportive and fully inclusive environment. 

As an inclusive community, we are deeply committed to removing the barriers to learning and participation that can hinder or exclude individual pupils, or groups of pupils. Equality of opportunity is a reality for all our children within school and our dedicated inclusion team and staff work relentlessly to ensure that all children have the right to a fulfilling learning experience, regardless of their social background, ethnicity, special educational or medical need, disability, gender or religion. This includes support to all our parents, through informal coffee mornings, events and workshops, as we understand the vital role our families play in the well-being and development of their children and the importance of working together as a team.

As a school, we fully recognise our responsibilities under the Equalities Act 2010 and aim to move beyond compliance with the legislation. The vision is supported by robust equality objectives and an EDI staff and Trust working party. All staff have received training in this area and are committed to continuous improvement. We teach the children about equality, diversity and inclusion throughout our inclusive and representative global curriculum, through regular opportunities in assembly, educational visits, visitors and we aim to reflect these values in our day to day interactions with the children.

Everybody at Rockliffe Manor is responsible for equality, diversity and inclusion and we also have our inclusion team who are:

Name Role
Zena Thomasi-Hyde SENCo
Stacey Wright Pastoral Teaching Assistant
Chantel Gallagher EDI Leader
Aimi Vdovin Headteacher
Nancy Cook Associate Headteacher and Safeguarding Lead

Inspire Partnership's Equality and Anti-Racist Statement

A selection of photos from our recent World Cafe event, where parents and children celebrated our diversity with an array of different traditional foods and dress from our local community.