Equality & Diversity

The Blue Coat School respects and celebrates the diversity within our community and is committed to providing an environment which ensures that all students and staff are treated with dignity and respect. We seek to provide a positive learning and working environment, free from discrimination, harassment or victimisation.

We are committed to fulfilling our statutory duties under the Equality Act 2010 tackling all forms of discrimination by:

• eliminating discrimination and other conduct that is prohibited by the Act,

• advancing equality of opportunity between people who share a protected characteristic and people who do not share it,

• fostering good relations across all characteristics – between people who share a protected characteristic and people who do not share it.

The Blue Coat School is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applicants from all groups.

Trust Equality Policy:

http://cranmereducationtrust.com/trust-policies/

Equality Objectives:

1. Gender Pay Gap Reporting To identify whether or not a pay gap exists and seek to explore any differentials that are uncovered.
2. Sex and Relations Policy (SRE) To develop the SRE policy to embrace sexual orientation and religion and belief.
3. Equality impact assessment of policy and process To initiate a system for impact assessing policy and procedures in relation to equality.

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