Equality Objective Statement


Opening statement

As a school, we welcome our duties under the Equality Act 2010. The school’s general duties, with regards to equality are:

  • Eliminating
  • Fostering good
  • Advancing equality of


We will not discriminate against, harass or victimise any pupil, prospective pupil, or other member of the school community because of their:

  • Religion or belief.
  • Sexual
  • Gender
  • Pregnancy or
  • Marriage and civil


We aim to promote pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, with special emphasis on promoting equality and diversity, and eradicating prejudicial incidents for pupils and staff. Our school is committed to not only eliminating discrimination, but also increasing understanding and appreciation for diversity.



Aims to eradicate discrimination

We believe that a greater level of success from pupils and staff can be achieved by realising the uniqueness of individuals. Creating a prejudice-free environment where individuals feel confident and at ease is a commitment of the school. This environment will be achieved by:

  • Being
  • Always treating all members of the school community
  • Developing an understanding of diversity and the benefits it can
  • Adopting an inclusive
  • Adopting an inclusive curriculum that is accessible to
  • Encouraging compassion and open-mindedness.


We are committed to having a balanced and fair curriculum. We believe that our pupils should be exposed to ideas and concepts that may challenge their understanding, to help ensure that pupils learn to become more accepting and inclusive of others. Challenging and controversial concepts will be delivered in a way that prevents discrimination and promotes inclusive attitudes. We will also respect the right of parents to withdraw their children from certain classes which pose conflicts to their own beliefs.



Dealing with prejudice

We do not tolerate any form of prejudice-related incident. Whether direct or indirect, we treat discrimination against all members of our school with the utmost severity. When an incident is reported, through our thorough reporting procedure, our school is devoted to ensuring appropriate action is taken and a resolution is put into place which is both fair and firm.


Our pupils are taught to be:

  • Understanding of
  • Celebratory of cultural
  • Eager to reach their full
  • Aware of what constitutes discriminatory


The school’s employees will not:

  • Discriminate against any member of the school
  • Treat other members of the school community


The school’s employee’s will:

  • Promote diversity and
  • Encourage and adopt an inclusive
  • Lead by



Equality and dignity in the workplace

We do not discriminate against staff with regards to their:

  • Gender
  • Marital or civil partner
  • Pregnancy or
  • Religion or belief.
  • Sexual


Equality of opportunity and non-discrimination extends to the treatment of all members of the school community. All staff members are obliged to act in accordance will the school’s various policies relating to equality.


We will guarantee that no redundancy is the result of direct or indirect prejudice. All disciplinary procedures are non-prejudicial, whether they result in warnings, dismissal, or any other disciplinary action.



Closing statement

Prejudice is not tolerated and we are continuously working towards a more accepting and respectful environment for our school community.


The school’s Equal Opportunities Policy and Equal Opportunities and Dignity at Work Policy further outline the school’s policies regarding equality.




To view our Equality Policy, please see below;