Chester Park


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The Equality Act 2010 was introduced to ensure protection from discrimination, harassment and victimisation on the grounds of specific characteristics. The Act defines protected characteristics as follows:

• race

• disability

• religion or belief

• gender

• sexual orientation

• gender reassignment

• pregnancy or maternity

• age

• marriage and civil partnership

These protected characteristics apply to pupils, prospective pupils, staff, prospective staff or anybody they are associated with.

The Act requires all public organisations, including schools to comply with the Public Sector Equality Duty:

The Public Sector Equality Duty requires all public organisations, including schools, to give due regard to the need (in relation to the protected characteristics above)to:

1. Eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation

2. Advance equality of opportunity between different groups

3. Foster good relations between different groups


Click below to view our Equalities Objectives: