a Race Equality Charter for Schools
in Bath and North East Somerset (BaNES)
- This Race Equality Charter was developed by Black Families Education Support Group , in partnership with a number of organisations in Bath and North East Somerset, as a way of ensuring race equality is considered in all aspects of school life.
- The charter is in draft stage and being consulted upon before full publication in 2022.
- While the charter focuses on the specifics of ‘race’, its aims can be applied to equality, belonging and achievement for all pupils.
The 11 Aims of the Race Equality Charter can be found below.
Signatories to the Charter would commit to these Aims.
The Aims of the BFESG Race Equality Charter
Teaching a diverse, inclusive Curriculum that aims to raise the attainment of students from all ethnic groups, which reflects, ( takes account of ) the ethnicity and culture of all students, includes the history, heritage, perspectives and contributions of different ethnic groups, challenges personal and institutional racism, and allows (provides opportunities for) all pupils to discover and celebrate their own identities