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Engaging Gypsy Roma Travellers in Secondary Schools

Support and advice for secondary schools on how to engage Gypsy Roma Travellers.

Engaging Gypsy Roma Travellers in Secondary Schools

The Equality Diversity Inclusion Team - EDIT (formally ISSK - Inclusion Support Service Kent) offer consultancy, training, support and advice to secondary schools to help support and engage Gypsy Roma Travellers.

This includes:

  • developing staff awareness of GRT history and culture to develop respect and understanding of these communities
  • exploring strategies that will develop pupil’s academic literacies across subject areas
  • working with disaffected GRT pupils on projects linked to their culture to be shared with the school
  • supporting the school to celebrate GRT History Month
  • ensuring the Curriculum is GRT inclusive
  • allaying parental fears about secondary schools
  • encourage improved attendance through better engagement and cultural understanding.


The Equality Diversity Inclusion Team support, consultancy and bespoke training can be bought:

  • Through the EDIT Core Support Package
  • Using Credits (half day - 320 credits, full day - 630 credits)
  • Ad hoc (half day - £330, full day - £650) +VAT if appropriate.