Great Preston VC C of E Primary School

Believe And Achieve Together

Headteacher: Mrs Katie Pashley
Chair of Governors: Mr David Jordan

Preston Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS26 8AR

0113 232 0034

Equalities information

The Equality Act 2010 has replaced and unified existing equality legislation such as the Race Relations Act, Disability Discrimination Act and Sex Discrimination Act in to a single, consolidated source of discrimination law.  The Act essentially prevents schools from unlawfully discriminating against pupils, staff, parents or carers because of the following protected characteristics:

  • age (as appropriate for schools);
  • disability;
  • gender reassignment;
  • marriage and civil partnership;
  • pregnancy and maternity;
  • race;
  • religion or belief;
  • sex;
  • sexual orientation

Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED)

The Equality Act 2010 introduced a single Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) which applies to public bodies, including maintained schools and academies. Under the Equality Duty there is a legal requirement for schools to assess the impact of their policies and practices on staff and pupils and take action to remove any obstacles identified, having due regard to:

  • Eliminating unlawful discrimination , harassment and victimisation
  • Advancing equality of opportunity
  • Fostering good relations

Evidence of Compliance include...

 Anti-bullying policy Oct 2019.docxDownload
 Positive behaviour.docxDownload
 Safeguarding Policy 2019-20.docxDownload
 SEND Policy 2017.docDownload
 Single Equality Policy Statement.docDownload
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