Wargrave recognises that certain groups in society can be disadvantaged because of unlawful discrimination they may face due to their race, sex, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Our policies put in place a range of actions to eliminate prejudice, unlawful discrimination and victimisation within the school community and workforce.
Our equality objectives are:
These objectives will help us to meet the three arms of the general duties required in the Equality Act 2010 to:
We fully understands the principles of the Act and the work needed to ensure that those with protected characteristics are not discriminated against and are given equal opportunities. The 9 Protected characteristics, under the Act, are as follows:
The Act makes it unlawful for the responsible body of a school to discriminate against, harass or victimise a pupil or potential pupil:
All our policies are written with due regard to all relevant legislation and statutory guidance including, but not limited to, the following:
Non-statutory guidance, including the following:
Policies are to be read in conjunction with the following school policies: