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Objective 1: To continue to employ staff on their ability to perform the designated role effectively. Have in place a reasonable adjustment agreement for all staff with disabilities, to meet their needs better and ensure that any disadvantages they experience are addressed.
Why we have chosen this objective: To ensure staff are employed based on their ability to perform their role. To meet the needs of all staff and to ensure that any disadvantages are addressed.
To achieve this objective we plan to: Develop reasonable adjustment agreements as, and when, is appropriate.
Progress we are making towards this objective: We have carried out an Accessibility Audit and implemented various reasonable adjustments including adjustments to our physical environment (see our Accessibility Plan for further details).
Objective 2: To continue to treat all children and adults with courtesy, respect, integrity and dignity.
Why we have chosen this objective: As a Catholic School, the teachings of the gospels are at the centre of everything we do and we actively promote a sense of community whereby we treat each other with respect.
To achieve this objective we plan to: Incorporate the teachings of the gospel into everything we do: school policy and practice.
Progress we are making towards this objective: All school policies reflect gospel values (where appropriate).
Objective 3: To continue to ensure all children progress and achieve with equality.
Why we have chosen this objective: As an inclusive school, we aim to ensure that all children are included in all aspects of school life and that they make progress.
To achieve this objective we plan to: Monitor the progress of all pupils termly – planning and implementing appropriate support (and reasonable adjustments) where needed.
Progress we are making towards this objective: We hold Pupil Progress Meetings at the end of each term to analyse the level of progress that all children are making. Appropriate support is planned according to the particular needs of individual children.
Objective 4: To continue to challenge any type of intolerant attitude, comment or action that undermines the value of dignity of others.
Why we have chosen this objective: To continue to promote respect across our school community (pupils, parents and staff).
To achieve this objective we plan to: Immediately address any comments or action. Staff issues will be dealt with according to our Disciplinary Policy and Procedure, pupils according to our Behaviour Policy and parents will be invited to a meeting with a member of our SMT and reminded of our school values and our Home-School agreement.
Progress we are making towards this objective: Appropriate policies and procedures are in place.
Objective 5: To continue to celebrate cultural diversity through our curriculum.
Why we have chosen this objective: We want our pupils to develop a deeper understanding of different cultures and to respect any differences.
To achieve this objective we plan to: Develop a deeper understanding of different cultures through our curriculum. This will include studying different religions as a part of R.E. lessons, exploring stories from around the World and finding out about different countries as a part of Geography and History topics. We aim to celebrate different cultures through our One World Week and Friendship weeks through activities including assemblies, workshops, parent talks, food from around the world tasting sessions etc.
Progress we are making towards this objective: We hold an annual One World Week and Friendship Weeks but cultural diversity is also celebrated through various curriculum links.