Rostrevor Road, Stockport, Cheshire, SK3 8LQ
0161 480 8466

Equality and Diversity


Equality in St Ambrose RC Primary School 

 We welcome our duties under the Equality Act 2010. The school’s general duties, with regards to equality are:

  • Eliminating discrimination
  • Fostering good relationships
  • Advancing equality of opportunity

We will not discriminate against, harass or victimise any pupil, prospective pupil, or other member of the school community because of their:

  • Sex
  • Age
  • Race
  • Disability
  • Religion or belief
  • Sexual orientation
  • Gender reassignment
  • Pregnancy or maternity
  • Marriage and civil partnership

We aim to promote pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, with emphasis on promoting equality and diversity, and eradicating prejudicial incidents for pupils and staff. Our school is committed to not only eliminating discrimination, but also increasing understanding and appreciation for diversity.

Aims to eradicate discrimination

We believe that all pupils and staff are unique individuals. We work together to create a prejudice-free environment where individuals feel confident and safe. This environment will be achieved by:

  • Being respectful
  • Treating all members of the school community fairly
  • Accepting everyone for who they are
  • Adopting an inclusive attitude
  • Adopting an inclusive curriculum that is accessible to all
  • Encouraging compassion and forgiveness to all

We are committed to having a broad and balanced curriculum. We believe that our pupils should be exposed to ideas and concepts that may challenge their understanding, to help ensure that pupils learn to become more accepting and inclusive of others. We challenge views and attitudes through our PHSE and SRE curriculums which are delivered in a way that prevents discrimination and promotes inclusive attitudes. Our curriculum also helps to develop the children mentally and spiritually, enabling them to be able to cope with the challenges they will face throughout their lives. 

Dealing with prejudice

We do not tolerate any form of prejudice-related incident. Whether direct or indirect, we treat discrimination against all members of our school seriously. When an incident is reported, our school ensures that appropriate action is taken and a resolution is found using the restorative approach.

Our pupils are taught to:

  • Be understanding and respectful of others
  • Show forgiveness and compassion to all
  • Celebrate cultural diversity
  • Reach their full potential through high standards and expectations
  • Be inclusive
  • Be aware of what constitutes discriminatory behaviour

The school’s employees will not:

  • Discriminate against any member of the school community
  • Treat other members of the school community unfairly

The school’s employee’s will:

  • Promote diversity and equality
  • Encourage and adopt an inclusive attitude
  • Lead by example

Equality and dignity in the workplace

We do not discriminate against staff with regards to their:

  • Age
  • Disability
  • Gender reassignment
  • Marital or civil partner status
  • Pregnancy or maternity
  • Race
  • Religion or belief
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation

Equality of opportunity and non-discrimination extends to the treatment of all members of the school community. All staff members are obliged to act in accordance will the school’s policies.

We will guarantee that no redundancy is the result of direct or indirect prejudice. All disciplinary procedures are non-prejudicial, whether they result in warnings, dismissal, or any other disciplinary action.

Prejudice is not tolerated and we are continuously working to promote an accepting and respectful environment for our school community.

Review  September 2022

Click here to access the Equality and Diversity policy.