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:
We will not discriminate against, harass or victimise any pupil, prospective pupil, or other member of the school community because of their:
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:
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:
The school’s employees will not:
The school’s employee’s will:
Equality and dignity in the workplace
We do not discriminate against staff with regards to their:
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