Equality Duty

At Grange Academy we welcome our duties under the Equality Act 2010.

The school’s general duties, with regards to equality are:

• Eliminating discrimination
• Fostering good relationships
• Advancing equality of opportunity

We will not discriminate against, harass or victimise any pupil, prospective pupil, member of staff or other member of the school community because of their:

• Gender
• Race
• Disability
• Religion or belief
• Sexual orientation
• Gender reassignment
• Pregnancy or maternity

Grange Academy aims to promote pupils’ spiritual, moral, social, and cultural development, with special emphasis on promoting equality, diversity and eradicating prejudicial incidents for pupils and staff.

Our school is committed to not only eliminating discrimination, but also increasing understanding and appreciation for diversity.

Our extensive work on Unicef Rights Respecting has embedded a firm understanding of equality with regards to children understanding their own and other human rights.

Grange Academy recognises that certain groups in society have historically been disadvantaged on account of unlawful discrimination they have faced on the basis of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Our Equality Policy outlines a range of actions to eliminate prejudice, unlawful discrimination and victimisation within the school community and workforce.

Grange Academy is a Unicef Gold Rights Respecting School and Gold Artsmark School. Ofsted rated ‘Good with outstanding leadership’ (July 2017).
Telephone: 01234 407100 – Fax: 01234 407110 – Office Email: grange@biltt.org