Bangabandhu

Equality Objectives

Public Sector Equality Duty

The Equality Act 2010 requires us to publish information that demonstrates that we have due regard for the need to:

 Public Sector Equality Duty

Bangabandhu is an inclusive school where we focus on the well-being and progress of every child and where all members of our community are of equal worth.

We believe that the Equality Act provides a framework to support our commitment to valuing diversity, tackling discrimination, promoting equality and fostering good relationships between people. It also ensures that we continue to tackle issues of disadvantage and underachievement of different groups.

Our approach to equality is based on the following key principles:

1. All learners are of equal value

2. We recognise and respect difference

3. We foster positive attitudes and relationships and a shared sense of cohesion and belonging.

4. We observe good equalities practice in staff recruitment, retention and development.

5. We aim to reduce and remove inequalities and barriers that already exist.

6. We have the highest expectations of all our children.

Eliminating discrimination and other conduct that is prohibited by the Act

We give careful consideration to equality issues in everything that we do at Bangabandhu.  ‘Due regard’ ensures that we work towards eliminating discrimination, harassment and victimisation and other conduct that is prohibited by the Equality Act.

We are committed to working for equality for all our staff, parents/carers and children to meet our duties under the Equality Act 2010.

We eliminate discrimination by:

Advancing equality of opportunity between people who share a protected characteristic and people who do not share it

We advance equality of opportunity by:

Fostering good relations across all characteristics - between people who share a protected characteristic and people who do not share it

We foster good relations by:

Equality Objectives 

At Bangabandhu, we are committed to ensuring equality of education and opportunity for all pupils, staff, parents and carers, irrespective of race, gender, disability, belief, religion or socio-economic background.

In order to further support pupils, raise standards and ensure inclusive teaching, we have set  the following objectives:-

 

Objective 1: To reduce gender stereotypes within the school community through a programme of workshops, story books, the curriculum and ensuring all staff encourage all children to participate in a wide range of activities. 

Objective 2: To Increase staff confidence in identifying and tackling discriminatory incidents through actively listening for discrimination and developing a consistent approach using appropriate language. 

Objective 3: To ensure teaching and learning resources and school environment promote diversity and equality so that everyone feels included and welcomed (foster good relations).

Our Equality Policy