At St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, we believe that all children should receive equal access to the full school curriculum and wider school experience regardless of first language, disability, race, gender, cultural or socio-economic background. We believe that every child has the right to equality of outcome and to achieve their full potential. In order to achieve equity, we use positive action and reasonable adjustments to ensure all stakeholders have an  equal chance to achieve, participate and fulfil their roles in school and the wider community. We welcome our responsibilities under the Equality Act 2010. Our Equality Policy and Scheme follows local authority recommendations.

The school is committed to proving equality of opportunity for all irrespective of:

  • Age
  • Disability
  • Gender (Sex)
  • Gender reassignment
  • Pregnancy and maternity
  • Race or racial group (including colour, nationality and ethnic origin or national origins)
  • Religion or belief
  • Sexual orientation
  • Marriage and Civil Partnership

At St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, we aim to promote equality and develop positive relationships, by tackling any form of discrimination. As part of our duty under the Equality Act 2010 and the Public Sector Equality Duty, we aim to eliminate discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations in relation to the protected characteristics.

Equality Policy

Please also view our Equality Policy in the Policies section of our website.

Equality Objectives & Information

Please read the following document for an overview of our equality objectives and further information. 

Equalities Objectives and Information 2024