Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children - pack to support them in schools

Lincolnshire County Council

Information pack supporting good practice in primary schools for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children. This training can be used as evidence towards helping you achieve SMSC.


This document was put together by the Ethnic Minority and Traveller Education Team (EMTET).  It provides guidance on best practice for supporting Gypsy Roma and Traveller (GRT) children in primary education. It draws on the experience of EMTET's collaboration with schools and families as well as current pedagogical advice.

The guidance aims to highlight examples of successful initiatives and to promote inclusive approaches to supporting GRT pupils.

Service Description

The document covers:

  • creating an inclusive environment
  • engaging with families
  • improving attendance
  • making the curriculm culturally relevent
  • supporting transition to secondary school / alternative education route
  • providing a good practice checklist
All the relevant information you need in one place to help you work with Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children and their families.
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