The Equality Act 2010 was introduced to ensure protection from discrimination, harassment and victimisation on the grounds of specific characteristics (referred to as protected characteristics). For schools, this means that it is unlawful to discriminate against ‘protected characteristics’ identified as gender; race; age; disability; religion or belief; gender reassignment; sexual orientation; pregnancy or maternity.
Under the Act, the school is expected to comply with the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED). This requires us to:
As a public organisation, we are required to:
Our Equality and Diversity Policy is in line with national guidance and contains information about how the school complies with the Public Sector Equality Duty, click here to view this. We also give guidance to staff and the wider school community on our approach to promoting equality.
As well as providing you with the above information, we would like the topic of equality to be a two way conversation. We are keen to involve parents, pupils, staff and members of the local community in the decisions we take to promote equality and eliminate discrimination. Please email email@example.com if you have any concerns, questions or suggestions.
Click here to view the Talentum Learning Trust Equality and Diversity Policy.