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Equalities & Accessbility

Greenside Primary School aims to create a secure, accepting, collaborative and stimulating school community in which everyone is valued and all pupils can achieve their best. Inclusion permeates every aspect of school life to increase learning and participation for all pupils. Particular attention is paid to the provision made for different groups of pupils within school who may be vulnerable, for example because of their attainment, gender, ethnicity or background.


All pupils are entitled to a broad, balanced and ambitious curriculum. This includes pupils who have SEN or disabilities and those for whom English is not their first language. By setting suitable learning challenges, responding to pupils’ diverse needs and overcoming potential barriers to learning and assessment for individuals and groups of pupils Greenside strives to ensure that all pupils learn and make good or better progress and access the full Greenside Primary School curriculum.


Greenside Primary School welcomes its duties under the Equality Act (2010) and the Public Sector Equality Duty (2011)


Our Equality Policy sets out how Greenside Primary School has paid due regard to the need:

  • to eliminate discrimination, harassment, victimisation and any other conduct that is prohibited by or under this Act
  • to advance equality of opportunity between persons who share a relevant protected characteristic and persons who do not share it
  • to foster good relations between persons who share a relevant protected characteristic and persons who do not share it


Our Equality Policy and Accessibility Action plan, which sets out how we develop practice and provision to meet the needs of all disabled people in our school community and how over time we will increase the extent to which disabled pupils participate in the school’s curriculum. This policy includes:

  • Improving the delivery of communication and information access.

  • Improving the physical environment

  • Increasing pupil participation in the school curriculum


Please click on the link below to find out more about our policy and action plan.