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This section contains national guidance from National Strategies and Government Departments to support schools in successfully including GRT, BME and EAL pupils and in raising their achievement.

Documents created before September 2011 will refer to EMAS or ACTES. Services have been reorganised and addresses will have changed. Contact your local authority for details of their support services.


 National Advice and Guidance documents


Description and link
Advice and information for those working with Travellers, Irish Travellers, Gypsies, Roma and Showpeople
Research report on training and support issues for those working with children, young people and families from Traveller, Irish Traveller, Gypsy, Roma and Show People Communities

British Council Schools Online
The British Council gateway to educational partnerships. Partner finding is free for all schools and colleges worldwide.  Lists British Council school resources, projects, funding for projects and partnerships and details of the International School Award.
Equality Act 2010 - DfE advice for schools
Gloucestershire CC Gypsies and Travellers Service
National Association of Teachers of Travellers and other professionals
South West Alliance of Nomads
Wiltshire Council - Gypsies and Travellers