Equalities - Public Sector Equality Duty Annual Statement 2018-2019
The Equality Act 2010 was introduced to ensure protection from
discrimination, harassment and victimisation on the grounds of
specific characteristics (referred to as protected
characteristics). For schools, this means that it is unlawful to
discriminate against individuals or treat them less favourably
because of their gender; race; age; disability; religion or belief;
gender reassignment; sexual orientation; pregnancy or
Under the Act, the school is expected to comply with
the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED). This requires us
- Eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and
- Advance equality of opportunity between different groups
- Foster good relations between different groups
As a public organisation, we are required
- Have due regard to the PSED when making decisions, taking
action or developing policy and practice.
- Publish information to show compliance with the Equality Duty.
This is done via our Equalities Policy.
- Publish Equality Objectives which are specific and
For 2018-2022, our Equality Objectives
- To narrow the gap between boys and girls in their outcomes in
Maths at GCSE level Grade 5;
- To improve the integration and experience of transgender
To view data regarding our Maths equality objectives
Maths (click here to view our Maths equality
Information on our what we are doing to meet our
Transgender equality objectives can be found below:
- PSHE Curriculum
Plan - click here to view
- Behaviour and Standards
- Making a Difference: Behaviour and Standards
- Our Community: The Golden Rule
- Doing the Right Thing
- Love One Another
- Following Jesus: Through Thick and Thin
- Facing Your Fears: Have Faith!
- Do Not Worry: Mental Health Awareness Week
- Inspirational People/Resilience:
- PE Curriculum - students are allowed to
opt for the sport that they feel most comfortable with (providing
there is no restrictions).
- Community Events: there are many community
events, in 2018 students were involved in Vote 100 andinvited by
Councillor Andrew Simcock to the unveiling of the statue of
Manchester's finest suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst. Click here to view our school
e-newsletters for articles on our community events.
- Our 2018/19 chosen charities were: Circa, CLIC Sargent, MIND,
Royal Manchester Children's Hospital Charity;
- We raised a total of £3635.20
- Over a 100 food parcels were given to those in need in the
community and the homeless
Staff training 2018/19:
- 05/09/18 on Raising Transgender Awareness and Proving
- 10/10/2018 Peer to Peer Abuse - Awareness and Procedures
Types of Bullying recorded:
- Social Isolation
- Gender neutral toilet for students use.
- Physical Education students have separate facilities for
changing into PE kit available to them.
"As a Catholic school, our mission is to show
love through our respect for others. We value our
God-given gifts, talents and abilities. Our aim is to bring out the
best in everyone, within a safe and happy
environment. Everyone should know that we are
followers of God by what we do, not just by what we say."