EQUALITIES AT ANDERTON PRIMARY SCHOOL
You will find here information about how the school ensures it meets its Specific Equalities Duties (These are things our school must do.)
The Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED)
The Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) came into effect in April 2011 and has three main elements. In carrying out their functions, public bodies (including maintained schools) are required to have due regard to 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, and between people who share a protected characteristic and people who do not share it
These are things the school must take into account when publishing information. The characteristics that schools have a direct duty towards are:
Disability, Gender, Ethnicity, Pregnancy and Maternity, Religion and Belief, Sexual Orientation, Transgender
There are also 2 other protected characteristic but schools do not have a direct duty towards them. These are:
Age Marriage and Civil Partnership Specific Duties
The PSED introduces secondary legislation in the form of specific duties. The specific duties require schools to:
Publish information to demonstrate how they are complying with the PSED (see the links below)
Prepare and publish equality objectives.
Please click on the links below for further information.
2017-18 Single Equality Action Plan