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Equality Objectives


Barden Primary School will promote equal opportunity and will not tolerate inequality in any area of the school’s life or work. All will be treated equally and given equal access to the curriculum and life of the school. All will have equal opportunity to benefit from all that we offer. Our intention is to develop an ethos in which all will thrive. Diversity and differences will be valued and respected by all and they will contribute to the richness of our school life and learning.

Under the Equality Act 2010, we welcome our general duty to

  • Eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation and any other conduct 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 between people who share a protected characteristic and people who do not share it.

We recognise our specific duties which aims to assist us to meet our general duty -

  • To annually publish information on how we are complying with the Equality Duty including to publish information on our school population.
  • To publish equality objectives every four years, which show how we plan to tackle particular inequalities and reduce or remove them

Our Equality Objectives

Objective 1 - To ensure that children, staff and the wider Barden Primary school community are aware of the 9 protected characteristics in The Equality Act 2010.  Disadvantages suffered by people due to their protected characteristics are removed or minimized. 

Objective 2 - To promote cultural capital through a rich range of experiences and opportunities, both in and outside of school to ensure that pupils value and respect diversity and difference.