Public Sector Equality Duty
We are proud to offer equal opportunities for all members of our community. We challenge behaviours, words and actions which compromise our school values and freedoms within our community.
What is the Public Sector Equality Duty (the PSED)?
The Public Sector Equality Duty requires public bodies to promote equality. The relevant protected characteristics are-
- gender reassignment
- pregnancy and maternity
- religion or belief
- sexual orientation
Legislation and guidance
- The Equality Act 2010, which introduced the public sector equality duty and protects people from discrimination
- The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) Regulations 2011, which require schools to publish information to demonstrate how they are complying with the public sector equality duty and to publish equality objectives
- Department for Education (DfE) guidance: The Equality Act 2010 and schools.