Equalities

At The Brigg Infant School, we are committed to ensuring equality of education and opportunity for all pupils, staff, parents and carers irrespective of age, race, gender (including gender reassignment), marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, belief or sexual orientation. 

 

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In order to further support pupils, raise standards and ensure inclusive teaching, we have set  the following objectives for 2022-23:-

  • To monitor and analyse pupil achievement termly by race, gender and disability and act on any trends or patterns in the data that require additional support for pupils.
  • To continue to raise levels of attainment in core subjects for vulnerable learners.
  • To strive for high levels of parental and pupil engagement in learning and school life, across all activities to ensure equity and fairness in access and engagement.
  • To consult our school community to seek the views of anyone affected by inequality in our decisions to promote equality.

 

Legal Framework

The Brigg Infant School welcomes its duties Equality Act 2010 (including Specific Duties) to eliminate discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations in relation to age (as appropriate), disability, ethnicity, gender (including issues of transgender, and of maternity and pregnancy), religion and belief, and sexual identity.

We welcome our duty under the Education and Inspections Act 2006 to promote community cohesion.

We recognise that these duties reflect international human rights standards as expressed in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities, and the Human Rights Act 1998.

Also see our SEND page.

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