Ethnic minority achievement (EMA)

Support and advice to address all aspects of EMA in schools

The EMA staff are experienced in supporting pupils of Black and minority ethnic (BME) heritage, including those who are learning English as an additional language (EAL), who are newly arrived, asylum seekers or refugees, as well as pupils of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller origin. EMA staff have up-to-date skills and knowledge to act as experts for settings and schools. They draw on the expertise of multiple providers in addressing schools’ needs. The team interprets and shares local and national initiatives which are aimed at closing attainment gaps. 

Areas of focus include: 

  • Achievement and attainment 

  • Assessment 

  • Equality and diversity 

  • Community and integration 

  • Faith and Cultural awareness 

  • Spiritual, moral, social and cultural development (SMSC) 

  • Safeguarding 

EMA Network resources are held in a secure area of the EMA web pages.  Please contact the EMA Network to obtain a password for the secure area. 

If you already have a password, please go to the EMA Network Secure Area to access these resources. 


Last Updated: 17 June 2020