EVERYONE is welcome at Willow Wood Community Primary School.

The school on Bradbury Road in Winsord celebrates equality through the teaching of the 'No Outsiders' programme.

Headteacher Martin Bell invited teacher Andrew Moffatt, creator of the project to deliver training to all staff.

'No Outsiders' is a pledge to ideals of tolerance, promoting community cohesion and inspiring global citizenship.

Mr Moffat created it to teach children about the Equality Act 2010 and British values. He also wanted pupils to 'be proud of who they are while recognising and celebrating difference and diversity'.

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Children painted the differences between birds on a 'No Outsiders' display 

This anti-discrimination programme has been adopted at Willow Wood as part of the personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) curriculum. Through reading selected age-related texts, children learn to value differences between themselves and others in line with the Equality Act 2010.

Mr Bell said, "No Outsiders has been a massive success across all of the key stages and our children will tell you that everyone is welcome at Willow Wood and while no-one is the same, everyone is equal."

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Nursery class teacher Caroline Smith said: "We have been reading A Busy Day for Birds by Lucy Cousins with our children. They enjoyed the book and have had so much fun.

"We looked at and painted the similarities and differences between the birds, and the children decided that they were all different but all special, just like us."