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Equality Objectives

We welcome our duties under the Equality Act 2010 and the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) Regulations 2017. The school’s general duties with regards to equality are as follows:

  • to eliminate discrimination;
  • to foster good relationships; and
  • to advance equality of opportunity.

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

  • sex
  • age
  • race
  • disability
  • religion or belief
  • sexual orientation
  • gender reassignment
  • pregnancy or maternity
  • marriage and civil partnership

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 to increasing understanding and appreciation of diversity.

Aims to eradicate discrimination

We believe that a greater level of success for 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 the following:

  • being respectful;
  • always treating all members of the school community fairly;
  • developing an understanding of diversity and the benefits it can have;
  • adopting an inclusive attitude;
  • adopting an inclusive curriculum that is accessible to all; and
  • 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 that appropriate action is taken and a resolution is put into place which is both fair and firm.

 Our children are taught to be as follows:

  • understanding of others;
  • celebratory of cultural diversity;
  • eager to reach their full potential;
  • inclusive; and 
  • aware of what constitutes discriminatory behaviour.

 The school’s employees will not 

  • discriminate against any member of the school community;
  • treat other members of the school community unfairly.

 The school’s employees will act as follows:

  • promote diversity and equality;
  • encourage and adopt an inclusive attitude; and
  • lead by example.

Equality and dignity in the workplace

We do not discriminate against staff with regards to the following:

  • age
  • disability
  • gender reassignment
  • marital or civil partner status
  • pregnancy or maternity
  • race
  • religion or belief
  • sex
  • sexual orientation

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.

All Saints' Equality Objectives

All Saints' is committed to promoting the welfare and equality of all of its staff, pupils and other members of the school community.  To achieve this, the school has established the following objectives:

Objective 1 - to celebrate diversity and promote positive contributions of different ethnic minority groups by ensuring that our school library has a variety of books written by minority group authors.

Objective 2 - to review our school reading and writing curriculum maps so that high quality texts used to teach the curriculum include books that are written by ethnic minority groups.

Objective 3 - to provide opportunities for pupils to appreciate their own culture, religion and beliefs and to celebrate the diversity of other cultures in our community.


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

The school’s Equality Policy further outlines the school's objectives and intentions regarding equality.   Please contact the school office for further information.