The Governors and Staff of White Ash school ensure that equality of opportunity is available to all members of the school community.
For our school this means, not simply treating everybody the same but, understanding and tackling the different barriers which could lead to unequal outcomes for different groups of pupils in school, celebrating and valuing the equal opportunity achievements and strengths of all members of the school community.
Equality Objectives 2022-2023
1. To embed equality objectives throughout the school day.
2. To plan and deliver half-termly assemblies for all children & staff linked to the equality badges.
3. To provide staff training for Race, Sex, Sexual Orientation and Gender Reassignment, Religion & Belief, Socio-economic and Disability.
Equality Badge Leaders
Equality Governor - Amanda O
Equality Committee - Bridget, Jill, Annalise
Equality Act 2010:
The Equality Act 2010 legally protects people from discrimination in the workplace and in wider society.
It replaced previous anti-discrimination laws with a single Act, making the law easier to understand and strengthening protection in some situations. It sets out the different ways in which it’s unlawful to treat someone.
The Equality Act 2010 has brought together all the current discrimination laws into one and sets out the “protected characteristics” that qualify for protection from discrimination as: