(Equality Act 2010 and Public Sector Equality Duty 2011)
The Equality Act 2010 introduced a single Public Sector Equality Duty that applies to maintained and independent schools in England and Wales and came into effect in April 2011. It covers all aspects of school life related to how a school treats pupils, parents and carers, employees, volunteers and all other members of the school community. It requires us to report on how we are showing due regard to inequalities within our school and other conduct that is prohibited by the Act.
The governors and staff at Becontree Primary School are committed to:
Our specific duties are to: