The Equality Act came into force from October 2010 providing a modern, single legal framework with clear, streamlined law to more effectively tackle disadvantage and discrimination. There are two kinds of duty that schools must meet the general which is the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) and the specific.
There are two specific duties. These are that schools should:
The specific duties are meant to help schools and public bodies fulfil their obligations under the general duty
This published information will be updated annually and objectives published every four years.
Ridgeway Primary School aims to reduce and challenge inequalities.
Our School's Equality Objectives for 2019 - 2020 are:
To reduce the gap btetween FSM pupils in school and other pupils nationally by the end of the Foundation Stage
Improved attainment and progress of pupils in the prime and specific areas of learning:
To reduce the gap between FSM pupils in school and other pupils nationally by the end of Year 6
Improved attainment and progress of pupils in receipt of FSM in reading, writing and maths