Following the Equality Act 2010, a basic framework has been established in law as a means of protection against indirect and direct discrimination, harassment and victimisation, access to services, premises, education, associations and transport – on any of the nine protected characteristics. These characteristics are defined in the act as race, disability, Sex, Religion or belief, Sexual orientation, Age, Gender reassignment, Marriage and civil partnership, Pregnancy and maternity.
Arbour House School will keep the access needs of the school under review and plan for improvements for pupils within the following strands:
The Proprietors’ Board and staff of Arbour House School are totally committed to equal opportunity as defined above for all pupils, staff and parents. We believe that the diversity of our school community is a great asset.
Our full equality policy can be read here.
Equality Act 2010: Guidance for Schools
Guidance to help schools understand how the Equality Act affects them and how to fulfil their duties under the act can be found here.