a. The Trust will ensure that equal opportunities and the principles of fairness underpin all aspects of policy procedure, education provision, consultation and decision making.
b. The Trust is committed to equality in its delivery of education, whether or not the service is directly provided by us or contracted out to a third-party provider.
c. The Trust aims to provide high quality education services, making sure that services are easily accessible. We will continue to improve by consulting with staff, students, parents and governors, their communities and external organisations.
d. We will make every effort in creating equality of opportunity in order to ensure they are accessible and fair to everyone. Every person has the right to be treated fairly, regardless of race, gender, sexuality, disability, age culture, religion, nationality or caring responsibilities. Where necessary we will implement reasonable adjustments, or additional support, to ensure equality of access to an education and suitable working environment.
e. Our staff and governors who agree and deliver our education provision will recognise diversity and demonstrate a proactive approach in their day-to-day work. They will ensure that everyone is treated fairly, recognising special needs and understanding differences. Behaviour will reach our high standards of conduct (Staff and students) and the learning environment we provide will be safe and accessible for those studying and working.
f. The Trust will adhere to statutory government legislation and give consideration to other relevant guidance, which aim to make sure that everyone is treated with equality.
g. The Trust will not tolerate any form of discriminatory behaviour against members of the Academy stakeholders.
Please also see our Equality and Diversity policy in the policies tab.