Equality

Equality Information and Objectives for 2019-23

 

Governors Committee Responsible – Full Governing Board – signed off by monitoring pair (safeguarding )
Policy Author: Head TeacherReview Period: Every 4 years
Statutory Provision: Governors to ensure annual update against objectives with Autumn data set.Equality Objectives  Spring 2019 – July 2023

 

 

The single Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) came into effect in April 2011 as a result of the Equality Act 2010.  It requires public bodies to promote equality and replaced three pre-existing duties relating to disability, race and gender equality.

The PSED applies to all maintained and independent schools, including academies, and maintained and non-maintained special schools.

Three main elements

Paragraph 5.1 of the document explains that the PSED has three main elements. In carrying out their functions, public bodies are required to have due regard to the need to:

Our school is committed to equality both as an employer and a service-provider:

Having looked at our school’s improvement priorities and carefully analysed pupil data, we have identified 3 equality objectives which we want to achieve over the next 4 years. We have also taken into account national priorities that have been identified by OFSTED and the priorities for the London Borough of Brent.

We will measure our success in meeting the Public Service Equality Duty by the extent to which we achieve these objectives over the next 4 years and by how much outcomes improve for all priority groups within the school.  Autumn term reporting to Governors will include this update.

Our Equality Objectives for 2019-2023 are: