In response to
a detailed analysis of data, action has been taken to address the needs of
students with differing needs and back grounds.
- Visually impaired
students are supported by a dedicated team of professionals. Staff have been trained in the specific needs
of these students and work is translated to braille in order to support their
- The College
has very low numbers of students from ethnic minority backgrounds and these
students perform well in comparison to other British
- The low number
of students that have English as a second language are supported well at the
College and perform better than white British students.
- The College
has engaged with the Institute of Physics and the DfE to implement an
‘Improving Gender Balance’ research initiative.
The project looks to research ways to develop gender equality in a whole
- Data informs
the College that white British boys are the group of students that do least
well at the College. Curriculum redesign
at KS3 with a greater emphasis on literacy and numeracy allows targeted
intervention to address this issue.
A copy of our most recent Equality Plan is attached below.
Equalities training for staff will be
provided at the beginning of the year for all staff in 2015 and then for new
staff on subsequent years as part of induction training.
Please see below for copies of our Equalities Policies.
We have a British Council sponsored link with AIRPORT INTERNATIONAL
SCHOOL, KUMASI, GHANA. Currently, students do not meet, but they do