September 2020 – 2021
The Equality Act 2010 identifies seven ‘protected characteristics’ that it is unlawful to discriminate against by treating someone to whom one or more of the characteristics apply less favourably. They are:
The Public Sector Equality Duty requires public bodies to have due regard to the need to:
when carrying out their activities.
The school’s vision statement refers inclusively to providing our pupils with a 'chance to shine and dare to bee different'.
Our school is committed to equal opportunities and as such we challenge prejudice and inequality in all its forms. We will continue to build on good practice through our Public Sector Equality Duty.
These objectives have been agreed following analysis of data. Annual updates will publish progress against these targets but in a way that doesn’t identify any children to whom they apply.
More information of the Equality Act 2010 and schools can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/315587/Equality_Act_Advice_Final.pdf