Worcestershire's Children's Service for Gypsy Roma Traveller
Worcestershire Children's Services provides
education and other support for the community of Gypsy Roma
Travellers, Showman families, Circus families, Bargee's, and New
Age Travellers through direct resourcing to schools with a
recognised need or a catchment area which has high levels of
Traveller children within the local community.
Show the Local Gypsy Sites on a Map
Show Gypsy Sites on a Map
More About the Children's Service for Gypsy Roma Travellers
The Role of the Service
Resources available to Plan for Success and Continuity
Planning for Success and Continuity
touch with the Children's Service GRT Education Team for more
Worcestershire's Children's Service GRT Education Team
First Floor, West Wing
Telephone: 01905 766609
The Worcestershire Context and Objective
To ensure that every Traveller child has equal
access, with others, to his or her full legal entitlement to
education and other support services; to enable them to take this
opportunity to become participant adults in a democratic society;
to ensure that all providers and schools have access to knowledge
and understanding of Traveller Communities and culture.
To support the development of a culture of acceptance in which
all children can be valued equally, treated with respect and
provided with equal opportunities within education and access to
support services. It is concerned with developing inclusive values,
shared by all staff, pupils, governors, parents/carers and
communities that are conveyed to all new members of the school.
These principles underpin the development of policies and practice
through a continuous process of school improvement and access to
To encourage participation in a learning community where all are
welcome, their needs are met and personal strengths are recognised.
Inclusive practices are those which effectively implement the
inclusive culture and policies of the school and community, so that
full participation is encouraged from all pupils in classroom and
extra-curricular activities, drawing upon their knowledge and
experience outside the school.
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This page was last reviewed 7 November 2013 at 10:49.
The page is next due for review 6 May 2015.