Everyone's Welcome

Everyone's Welcome!


At Belton, we are committed to preparing our children for life in the diverse society, which is modern Britain today. We are proud to be an inclusive school that embraces equality and diversity - something that is strongly reflected in our core vision, values and ethos. Therefore, in order to enable us to further promote an ethos of inclusion and tolerance, we have decided to incorporate the Local Authority’s ‘Everyone’s Welcome’ programme into our PSHE lessons.


What is ‘Everyone’s Welcome’?

'Everyone's Welcome' is a whole school approach that uses the ‘No Outsiders’ resources and framework to teach children about equality and diversity, in line with British Values, Ofsted guidelines and the Equality Act (2010).

‘No Outsiders’, a scheme that provides teachers with a curriculum that promotes equality for all sections of the community, was written originally in 2015 by practising Deputy Headteacher, Andrew Moffat. His work to promote equality has been globally celebrated. Further information about the No Outsiders approach can be found at https://no-outsiders.com/about-us


Teaching and Learning Approaches

The ‘Everyone's Welcome’ programme uses storybooks, lesson plans and assemblies to create and support the development of a whole school community that embraces and celebrates all forms of difference. The scheme includes five lesson plans for every primary school year group (EYFS- Y6) based upon a selection of 35 picture books. Issues addressed include gender and gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, disability and age.


 Benefits to pupils

Our commitment to community cohesion through promoting understanding and acceptance of difference means that the programme will enhance our current PSHE work exceptionally well. It will provide a whole school approach that promotes and celebrates diversity and will help us to create an environment where children feel happy and excited about living in modern Britain.

Benefits to pupils will include:

· Increased self-esteem from a feeling of belonging

· Resilience from knowing who they are

· Preparation for life in modern Britain

· Reduce potential for radicalisation

 · Whole school approach with difference and diversity celebrated throughout the school

Scheme Overview – Learning Objectives:





· To say what I think

 · To understand it’s ok to like different things

 · To make friends with someone different

 · To understand that all families are different

 · To celebrate my family

  • To like the way I am
  •  To play with both boys and girls
  • To recognise that people are different ages
  • To understand that our bodies work in different ways.
  •  To understand that we share the world with lots of people
  • To understand what diversity is
  • To understand how we share the world
  • To understand what makes someone feel proud
  •  To feel proud of being different
  • To be able to work with everyone in my class







  • To understand how difference can affect someone
  • To understand what ‘discrimination’ means
  • To find a solution to a problem
  • Use strategies to help someone who feels different
  • To be welcoming
  • To know when to be assertive
  • To understand why people choose to get married
  • To overcome language as a barrier
  • To ask questions
  • To be who you want to be
  • To learn from our past
  • To justify my actions
  • To recognise when someone needs help
  •  To appreciate artistic freedom · To accept people who are different from me
  • To promote diversity
  • To stand up to discrimination
  • To challenge the cause of racism
  •  To consider how my life may change as I grow up
  •  To recognise my freedom
Launch Event
On Monday 18th September 2023 we had our parent launch event. We invited the school community to come in and look at the books we will be sharing in our Everyone's Welcome lessons. 
Children from across the school shared stories, wrote prayers, coloured and created welcoming Rangoli patterns. 
It was such a lovely event, thank you to all who supported!