Stephen Lawrence

We are proud to have achieved the top level (Level 3) of the Stephen Lawrence Education Standard for our commitment to race equality and wider community cohesion, and our achievements in establishing a culture and ethos which celebrate diversity and promote equality. The Stephen Lawrence Education Standard was developed in Leeds to recognise schools which have demonstrated themselves to be inclusive learning environments which champion race equality and actively fight all forms of prejudice and discrimination. It was named after the black teenager who was tragically murdered in 1993.

As well as ongoing work across the curriculum, each year we hold an Equality and Diversity Week in the summer term, focussing on seven aspects of equality and diversity:

 

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Our work in tackling homophobia has received national acclaim, and in December 2010 we were delighted to host a visit by Sir Ian McKellen on behalf of the equality campaigning organisation Stonewall.

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