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Equality and Diversity


Equality and Diversity at St Thomas' C of E School

The following information is published in line with the Equality Act (2010).
Under section 149 of the Equality Act (2010) the public sector has a general duty in relation to equality, which commenced on 5 April 2011.The general duty has 3 key aims that local authorities should strive for:
  • Eliminating discrimination, harassment, victimisation and any other conduct that is prohibited by or under the Equality Act;
  • Advancing equality of opportunity between persons who share a relevant protected characteristic (see below) and persons who do not share it,
  • Fostering good relations between persons who share a relevant protected characteristic and persons who do not share it.
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Protected characteristics are defined in the Equality Act (2010) as follows:
·age
·disability
·gender reassignment
·pregnancy and maternity
·race
·religion or belief
·sex
·sexual orientation
·marriage and civil partnership
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