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Batting Brook Primary School is committed to ensuring equality of provision throughout our school.

At Batting Brook Primary School we are committed to ensuring equality of education and opportunity for all pupils, staff parents and carers, irrespective of race, gender, disability, belief, religion or socio-economic background.

Battling Brook Primary School strives 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.

 Under the Equality Act 2010, the schools general duties, with regards to equality are:

  • Eliminating discrimination, harassment and victimisation.
  • Promoting equality of access and opportunity within our school and within our wider community.
  • Promoting positive attitudes to difference and good relationships between people with different backgrounds, genders, cultures, faiths, abilities and ethnic origins.

There are the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act. We will not discriminate against, harass or victimise any pupil, prospective pupil, or other member of the school community because of their:

  • Race
  • Disability
  • Gender
  • Gender reassignment
  • Age
  • Pregnancy and maternity
  • Marital status
  • Sexual orientation
  • Religion and belief