Cultural Values & Equality Objectives
Since 6 April 2012, Public bodies have been required to publish at least one, or more, equality objectives, and at least every four years after that.
TEAM Education Trust established an Equality Objectives Steering Group in October 2021 to review the existing objectives and agreed that the objectives should be:
specific and measurable
driven across the Trust all by students and staff and reflect in our curriculum and all other actions
embedded within working practices to which all staff would be accountable
Our equality objectives reflect both the unique individuality of our school settings and the community of our Trust where Together Everyone Achieves More.
|TEAM Education Trust Cultural Values & Equality Objectives|
|To promote personal development through spiritual, moral, social and cultural development through a rich range of curricular opportunities, with particular reference to issues of global, national and local equality and diversity.||To engage with and work alongside parents, carers and guardians to create an environment where learning reaches beyond the classroom with a series of informal and formal meetings and interactive events.|
|To promote active listening to ensure that students listen to understand both themselves and others. Each day, the schools are to have a 3 minute listening activity each day.||To increase the volume of pupil voice by extending our school council to include a fair representation of all pupils in school and to develop this so that all Trust schools can operate in a shared culture of unity and belonging.|
To achieve an impact with our Objectives
The Trust’s Equality Objectives will seek to ensure that Fundamental British Values and Protected Characteristics are promoted within each classroom and used as a reference across the curriculum.
Specifically, we will:
Share these objectives with all those in our school community; within staff handbooks, on our websites/communication platforms and include them in staff induction programmes
Build these into our curriculum, particularly identifying links within the Kindness Curriculum
Work with parent and student groups to hold ourselves to account
Reward those who support the achievement of these cultural values & equality objectives across both our student and staff groups
We will share these Objectives with our colleagues and seek continued improvement to enrich the opportunities available to our schools.
Our Objectives will be shared with, and owned by, students, staff, governors and all within our wider Trust communities.
Equality Objectives Team, October 2021
Laura Brooks, Model Village PS
Hannah Slack, Whaley Thorns PS
Sarah Mason, Stubbin Wood School
Alison Bingham, TEAM Education Trust