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Public Sector Equality Duty & Equality Objectives

Chadsgrove School welcomes its general duty under the Equality Act 2010 to eliminate discrimination, to advance equality or opportunity and to foster good relations. The duty under the Act refers to protected characteristics and these include:

  • Gender
  • Race
  • Disability
  • Religion or belief
  • Sexual orientation
  • Gender reassignment
  • Pregnancy or maternity

Every person has a protected characteristic, so the Act protects everyone against unfair treatment.


Additionally, Chadsgrove School welcomes the importance of narrowing gaps in achievement which could affect all pupils, as they all have special educational needs, but also pupils with characteristics such as :

  • Certain cultural/ethnic backgrounds and the traveller community
  • Being in receipt of Pupil Premium
  • Being looked after
  • Having English as an Additional Language
  • Experiencing differences in gender achievemen

Chadsgrove School is committed to equality both as an employer and an education provider. The school aims to:

  • Do its’ best to ensure that everyone is treated fairly and with respect
  • Reduce and remove inequalities and barriers that already exist
  • Actively ensure that the school is a safe, secure and stimulating place for everyone
  • Recognise that people have different needs, and that treating people equally does not always involve treating them all exactly the same
  • Recognise that for some pupils extra support is needed to help them to achieve and be successful
  • Always ensure that people from different groups are consulted and involved in our decisions, for example through talking to pupils and parents carers, staff and through School Council
  • Make sure that no-one experiences harassment, less favourable treatment or discrimination because of their age; any disability they may have; their ethnicity, national origin; their gender; their gender identity or reassignment; their marital or civil partnership status; being pregnant or having recently had a baby; their religion or beliefs; their sexual identity and orientation


Additionally, Chadsgrove aims to embed its’ school values into all that happens at school. Our school values have been developed by the pupils and focus upon:

  • Being welcoming
  • Trust
  • Teamwork
  • Independence
  • Fun
  • Friendship


Chadsgrove School does not tolerate any form of prejudice. Whether direct or indirect, the school treats discrimination with the utmost seriousness. The School is committed to not only eliminating discrimination, but also increasing understanding and appreciation for diversity. Creating a prejudice-free environment where individuals feel confident and at ease is a commitment of the school.


Here are our Equality Objectives:

  • To ensure the school's core values are at the heart of our activities
  • To listen to pupils, staff, Parent Carers  and others
  • To ensure equality of opportunity
  • To address and support learners with particular needs
  • To make the school accessible to all
  • To ensure fair and equal treatment for pupils
  • To ensure fair and equal treatment for staff and others
  • To promote pupils' understanding of identity, diversity, community and equality.


These objectives and how Chadsgrove intends to meet them can be found in the Equality Information and Objectives Policy below