Promoting the Protected Characteristics at Claypole Church of England Primary School
We work to ensure that our children understand that:
Everyone is different;
We celebrate our differences;
We are all equal in our differences and;
There are no outsiders at Claypole.
The Equality Act became law in 2010. It covers everyone in Britain and protects people from discrimination, harassment and victimisation. Everyone in Britain is protected. This is because the Equality Act protects people against discrimination because of the protected characteristics that we all have. Under the Equality Act, there are nine Protected Characteristics:
We actively promote these in our curriculum and work to embed them into our ethos. Under the Equality Act you are protected from discrimination: