Inclusion policies: framework and examples
Learn what a good inclusion policy looks like, and see examples from other schools.
Primary school example
Stoke Primary School in Coventry has published its inclusion policy to its website. It identifies specific vulnerable groups within the school community, including:
- Children with SEND
- Children whose primary language isn't English
- Children newly-arrived to the country
- Looked-after children
- Children eligible for Pupil Premium
A statement recognises that most children will face a barrier to learning at some point and that any necessary interventions will be tailored to a child's needs.
Governors will ensure inclusion by:
- Appointing a link governor for SEN
- Identifying and providing for any SEN
- Monitoring procedures to keep parents and carers informed of special provisions made for their children
Multi-academy trust (MAT) example
The policy recognises an extensive community of pupils across its schools who might encounter barriers to learning. It identifies specific strategies to be used for certain groups of