Lenthall Infant & Nursery

Lenthall Infant & Nursery
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Public Sector Equality Duty

Aims

Our school aims to meet its obligations under the public sector equality duty by having due regard for the need to:

  • Eliminate discrimination and other conduct that is prohibited by the Equality Act 2010
  • Advance equality of opportunity between people who share a protected characteristic and people who do not share it
  • Foster good relations across all characteristics – between people who share a protected characteristic and people who do not share it 

What is the Public Sector Equality Duty (the PSED)?

The Equality Act 2010 introduced a single, general duty for public bodies, including schools, and which extends to all ‘protected characteristics’ – race, disability, sex, age, religion or belief, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, and gender reassignment. 

Legislation and guidance

This document meets the requirements under the following legislation: 

This document is also based on the Department for Education (DfE) guidance: The Equality Act 2010 and schools.

Roles and responsibilities

The governing board will:

  • Ensure that the equality information and objectives as set out in this statement are published and communicated throughout the school, including to staff, pupils and parents
  • Delegate responsibility for monitoring the achievement of the objectives on a daily basis to the headteacher

How does Lenthall Infants and Nursery School comply with the Public Sector Equality Duty?

The school has a range of policies which make explicit the school’s commitment to actively promoting equality of opportunity for all. The main policies that deal with equality of opportunity are: 

  • British Values 
  • SMSC Policy
  • Accessibility Policy
  • Equality and Diversity policy 
  • SEND policy 
  • Behaviour policy 
  • Religious Education Policy 
  • Relationships and Sex Education Policy