Equality Objectives

Equality Objectives

Judgemeadow Community College recognise that the public sector equality duty has three aims and they are to:

  • Eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation and other conduct under the Act
  • Advance equality of opportunity between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do not
  • Foster good relations between people who have a shared characteristic and those who do not

Judgemeadow Community College are committed to promoting equality and diversity, providing an inclusive, caring and supportive environment, which is committed to the promotion of genuine equal opportunities for all. We recognise that every member of the school is regarded as of equal worth and importance, irrespective of his/her faith, culture, class, race, gender, sexuality and/or disability. The Equal Opportunities, Equality and Diversity Policy builds on the core values of the College:

  • Being Kind and helping each other
  • Respecting Each Other
  • Being Organised and Disciplined
  • Working Hard

We have set ourselves the following objectives for 2018/19

To ensure that staff and governors are aware of current legislation surrounding equality and are committed to promoting equality and diversity, providing an inclusive, caring and supportive environment, which is committed to the promotion of genuine equal opportunities for all.

To promote cultural understanding that values each students worth, celebrating both people’s individuality and the cultural diversity of the community centred on the school and shows respect for everyone

Monitor the incidences of the use of homophobic, sexist and racist language by students in our school and promote equality and good relations across all areas of College activity including:

Admissions and attendance

Progress,attainment and assessment.

Behaviour, discipline and exclusions

Student’s personal development and pastoral care

Teaching and learning

Curriculum

To promote mental health awareness and develop appropriate interventions where necessary.

Actively close gaps in attainment and achievement between students for all groups of students; especially students eligible for Pupil Premium, students with special educational needs and disabilities, looked after children and students from minority ethnic groups.

To continuously review and revise the curriculum so that it represents a diverse culture and society, which encourages tolerance and respect.

For further information, please see the

LAT Single Equality Scheme, Equalities Act 2010

Public Sector Equality Duty

To also be read in conjunction with the Judgemeadow Community College Equal Opportunities, Equality and Diversity Policy