At St Robert Bellarmine Catholic Primary School we respect difference, value diversity and embrace equality and fairness for all. Our highly positive curriculum and general ethos ensures pupils understand the importance of treating everybody with the same respect. We actively promote an inclusive culture for all staff and students to enable everybody to reach their potential.
Alongside Miss Wignall and Mrs Sutton, the School Council have been discussing Equality and Diversity with the rest of the school. Children from each class thought carefully about what Equality and Diversity means to them, and they made emotive videos and posters which were taken to the Strand Partnership meeting at Crosby Lakeside. Subsequently, the posters and videos were shown in a whole school assembly. We were overwhelmed by the work the children had done; the ideas they came up with showcased their understanding of and commitment to Equality and Diversity. They used phrases such as 'we are all pieces of the same puzzle'; 'equality doesn't mean identical - it means 'equal to' and 'we are all different, but we are all worth the same'.