Annesley Primary & Nursery School is committed to promoting the welfare and equality of all of its staff, pupils and other members of the school community.
We understand that, under the Equality Act 2010, all schools have a duty to:
Equality and Diversity is more than just meeting legal obligations, or targets. It makes a difference to the lives of the people we serve, treating all people with dignity and respect, and recognising the value of each individual. This means an ongoing commitment to ensuring that our services meet the varied and individual needs of children and young people in our school. We will actively value the wide variety of lifestyles and cultures, locally and nationally. We will prepare children and young people for living in a diverse society with increasing global connections and controversial issues.
Our school’s overall values are underpinned by our statutory duties under the Equality Act 2010. We are dedicated to ensuring that every pupil receives an education that offers them the best chance at fulfilling their potential, and to promoting mental wellbeing amongst our pupils. Our policy is to provide a clear framework for how we will achieve our school’s aims and objectives.
To achieve this, we will adopt the following methods:
At Annesley Primary & Nursery School, we are committed to equality of opportunity in line with the Equality Act 2010. We shall endeavour to make a positive contribution to society by demonstrating qualities such as respect, co-operation and valuing differences while celebrating cultural diversity. This commitment applies to our work in the classroom, our pupil support systems, our recruitment and retention of staff and our work in the local and wider community.
We promote the principles and practices of equality and justice throughout the school and we aim to be a school where everyone:
As an employer we will not discriminate on any of the following:
Nor as a school, or an employer, will we accept any of the following:
The school will update all published equality documentation annually and will publish its objectives at least every four years.