Public bodies including schools and settings have a general duty to have due regard when making decisions and developing policies, to:
- Eliminate discrimination, harassment, victimisation and other conduct that is prohibited by the Equality Act 2010.
- Advance equality of opportunity between people who share a protected characteristic and people who do not share it.
- Foster good relations across all protected characteristics – between people who share a protected characteristic and people who do not share it.
At Greenpark Academy, our ethos vision and values, ensure that every pupil and teacher is given an equal opportunity to achieve their limitless potential. In addition, each individual is entitled to learn, teach or work in a supportive environment and to benefit from the diversity of our school community.
The Directors of the Ad Meliora Trust are committed to the principle of equality of opportunity for all in employment and in the provision of teaching and learning. We take pride in our communities and all the cultural richness that they bring with them.
The Trust fully understands the principle of the Equality Act 2010 and the work needed to ensure that those with protected characteristics are not discriminated against and are given equality of opportunity. A protected characteristic under the Act covers the groups listed below:
- Race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin
- Gender reassignment
- Maternity and pregnancy
- Religion and belief
- Sexual orientation; and Marriage and civil partnership (for employees)
This statement outlines our commitment to equality and diversity. It sets out our intention to create an environment in which everyone in our Trust can take full part in the social and cultural life of each academy within the Trust. It also sets out our commitment to promote equality and diversity among our children, their families and our staff.
Further information can be found in our Policy for Equality