Schools have a public sector equality duty. This means that they must uphold the Equalities Act 2010, which means at Newland St John’s Primary School we are committed to advancing and achieving equality of opportunity for all students, parents /carers / associated persons, staff, governors and visitors. We believe that all people are of equal value and are entitled to equality of opportunity and that our diversity enriches our community.
This duty encompasses the following protected characteristics:
Equality of opportunity is fundamental to good practice in education, in which fairness of opportunity for all is a basic right. This policy is therefore underpinned by the following values, principles and standards:
Equality is achieved at Newland St John’s through:
To find out more, check out our Equality Policy on Our Policies page.