Equality and Diversity

Equality Information and Objectives - March 2021
The Equality Act 2010
Global Learning Overview 2020/2021
Sustainable Development Goals 2020
Global Learning Key Skills
Global Learning Key Elements

Global Learning Intent, Implementation and Impact Statement 2020-21

International and Global Learning Policy

Global Learning Monitoring:

- Autumn 1, 2020

- Autumn 2, 2020

- Spring 1, 2021

- Spring 2, 2021

- Summer 1, 2021

- Summer 2, 2021

International Schools Award

Fantastic News! - We have successfully gained re-accreditation of our International School Award 2019-2022!
This involved us providing evidence to show that our international ethos is integrated in all areas of learning, alongside completing a range of International projects. We received some really positive feedback from our external assessor.
The collaborative activities all work well the first two really helping to answer some of these bigger questions for pupils, which your curriculum thrives upon.
Your third activity linked with the Polish schools gives a real opportunity for those pupils in Year 5 to have a purpose for writing but also to be able to verbally explain to visitors - a very enriching activity for all involved. Well done for being able to access KA1 funding to develop French language teaching this will hopefully have a long term benefit and although you explain that next year there will be more cultural aspects it can only be assumed that the topics covered will have explored some of the cultural similarities and differences. 
Your celebration of your joint heritage and your use of World Book Day are empowering for the different groups within the school and that confidence building and inclusive element will last longer than the activities. It is great that you have also been able to involve your school and wider community. 
Your final activity really builds on the understanding you would have developed whilst being a GLP Network school and is one that pupils really embrace, again good use of literature to create a more cross curricula feel to the activity and that the pupils were able to promote Eco School. 
You have worked hard to continue with your ambassadorial role following on from GLP and this will have been a great help to the other schools in your Erasmus project. 
The perspective obviously permeates your school , through the appointment of multilingual teachers to the recognition and respect you give your whole school population and your encouragement to develop critical thinking through the P4C. Good luck with the second year of your Erasmus project and keep giving your pupils a real sense of the extended world. Congratulations to all involved!"


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Global Learning - Staff Training
During staff training on the 16th June 2021 staff were reminded of the different strands of Global Learning in BK.

1.     Knowledge of the wider world

2.     Awareness of other cultures and their similarities and differences

3.     Knowledge of recent news events from around the world

They were all reminded of the list of website which contain a wide range of activities and resources eg. Global dimensions, Fairtrade, Risc, Global Learning and Global Goals. 

The all, in year group teams, completed a Global themed activity on their table and shared it with the rest of the staff.

In order to ensure that our Intent statement reflected the whole school community. The staff completed an activity where they wrote about what skills, knowledge and values they thought a ‘Global Learner’ should have.


Erasmus KA2 Culture, Curriculum and Communications

As part of our Erasmus KA2 – Culture, Curriculum and Communications staff from two partner schools delivered some training to all 6 partner schools on Monday 14th June. 

One of the Polish schools delivered a fantastic powerpoint about returning to school after the National Lockdown. This was really interesting. Their focus was completely on the well-being of all pupils. There were no tests and won’t be for the rest of the year. Classes were more interactive, more outdoor learning/activities and a big focus on all being together. They discussed how they had changed during Lockdown and how they felt about seeing their friends again. They had several large trips with children from different classes all going together. These involved a big bike ride, visits to trampoline parks, campfire trips, theme parks, the cinema and sleepovers.


Penpals - Erasmus project 'Communication. Culture and Curriculum'

Due to the Global pandemic we have been unable to complete the final two mobilities from this project. In order to maintain contact during this challenging time the children have exchanged letters with other children from all three schools in Poland. We plan to complete a virtual mobility in May to finalise the project and ensure all aims are met.


Connecting Classrooms

This is a collaborative project which involves pupils from Bishop King and our partner school, Gombe Standard Primary in Uganda, exchanging work and ideas focused on Global issues through activities agreed by both schools. 


Multicultural Books

We feel that, in order to develop our childrens' understanding of the wider world and their place within it, it is vital to expose them to a wide range of both fiction and non-fiction books from other countries and cultures. These are some of the ones we have focused on during the Autumn term.


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