Schools have a public sector equality duty. This means that they must uphold the Equalities Act 2010, which means at St James’ CE Academy we are committed to advancing and achieving equality of opportunity for all students, parents/carers/associated persons, staff, governors and visitors. We believe that all people are of equal value and are entitled to equality of opportunity and that our diversity enriches our community.
This duty encompasses the following protected characteristics:
Values, principles and standards
Equality of opportunity is fundamental to good practice in education, in which fairness of opportunity for all is a basic right. This policy is therefore underpinned by the following values, principles and standards:
How do we achieve this?
Equality is achieved at St James CE Academy through:
Our Equality Objectives policy can be found on our Policies page