Diversity and Inclusion Working Group - Schools Together
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Diversity and Inclusion Working Group

A representative group of Year 11 and Sixth Form students from four schools met to discuss and agree the agenda for a Diversity and Inclusion Conference for Year 10 students from all four schools. 

Aims

A representative group of Year 11 and Sixth Form students from four schools met to discuss and agree the agenda for a Diversity and Inclusion Conference for Year 10 students from all four schools. 

The aim of the project was to work with students to raise their awareness on the importance of Diversity and Inclusion. 

 

Background

·         To bring students together from four Chester secondary schools to work in groups and discuss and promote Diversity and Inclusion

·         Increase knowledge on various strands of Diversity and Inclusion

·         Embed on-going projects promoting Diversity and Inclusion in all four schools

 

This project was the beginning of planning for the first Chester Schools Together Diversity and Inclusion Conference  - which will now be held annually. 

Impact

The students agreed the following four areas of D&I for the conference to focus on:

o   Being a member of the LGBTQ+ in school

o   The impact of a pupil’s socio-economic backgrounds

o   Micro-aggressions

o   Gender stereotypes

Frequency

This project was the beginning of planning for the first Chester Schools Together Diversity and Inclusion Conference  - which will now be held annually. 

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