Gypsies, Roma and Travellers

Gypsy Roma Traveller Support and Guidance for schools

The Equality and Diversity Team offers guidance to schools and Early Years settings who wish to ensure that they are providing the high quality support necessary to ensure that Gypsy, Roma and Traveller learners achieve their full potential.                               

For any advice, or to request support, please contact

Funded Offer for Lancashire Schools and Early Years Settings

  • Initial advice visit for new GRT pupils
  • Termly meetings

Support for GRT Co-ordinators - Email, phone, termly meeting

  • provide guidance on good practice
  • give policy updates
  • opportunity to raise concerns and seek advice

Advice and Guidance


Roma Support

  • language support for children, families and communities
  • community liaison
  • multi agency support

GRT Teaching Assistant Support

Examples of GRT TA support in your school could include:

  • Initial support for new arrivals
  • literacy and numeracy support for pupils substantial learning gaps
  • mentoring, particularly around key transitions
  • family liaison support

GRT resources

Visit our GRTHM page to explore some resources.

The Gypsy, Traveller, Roma, Showmen and Boaters’ Pledge for Schools

 Improving access, retention, and outcomes in education for Gypsies, Travellers, Roma, Showmen and Boaters

GTRSB Pledge for Schools | Buckinghamshire New University (


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GRT Education Network Meetings

Find out more - May 2024