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Equalities and Diversity

The Three Schools demonstrate a strong culture of inclusion through the vision, values and ethos and aims of the schools. Staff and governors are committed to promoting equality of opportunity across the schools’ communities and take seriously the requirements of the Public Sector Equality Duty as defined by legislation in 2010: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/15/section/149.

The Public Sector Equality Duty aims to:

  • Eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation and other conduct prohibited by the Act. By removing or minimising disadvantages suffered by people due to their protected characteristics.
  • Advance equality of opportunity between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do not. By taking steps to meet the needs of people from protected groups where these are different from the needs of other people
  • Foster good relations between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do not. By encouraging people from protected groups to participate in public life or in other activities where their participation is disproportionately low

 

The Three Schools' Equality Objectives (Last Reviewed October 2020)

  • To ensure equality of access for all pupils.
  • To provide opportunities for pupils to appreciate their own culture and to celebrate the diversity of other cultures to prepare them for life in a diverse society.
  • To promote attitudes and values that challenge any discriminatory behaviour or prejudice.
  • To use inclusive teaching approaches which are appropriate for the whole school population
  • To seek to involve all parents in their child’s education.

 

Designated Persons for Child Protection are the Headteachers, Ms Carol-Anne McCollum and Mr David May

Deputy Designated Persons for Child Protection are Mrs Featherstone, Mrs Heidi Martin and Mrs Rebecca Chapman-Hill