This guidance sets out to support schools in balancing the requirements of the school curriculum in Wales with the needs of all learners.
It is important to keep in mind that learners do not fit neatly into categories.
Some may have multiple identities, giving rise to different needs. For example, they may be from a minority ethnic group, but also have a disability.
Equal opportunity is about treating learners according to their individual needs, not making assumptions or generalisations about their needs because they belong to a particular minority group.
There is a need, however, to monitor achievement and outcomes of different minority groups to ensure that they are able to gain full access and participation rights.
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