Granby Primary School

Ready, Respectful, Safe


At Granby, we welcome our duties under the Equality Act 2010 to show due regard to the need to eliminate discrimination, harrassment and victimisation; advance equality of opportunity between those people who share protected characteristics and those who do not; and foster good relations between different people when carrying out their activitieis to promote community cohesion.


Protected Characteristics

We recognise the nine protected characteristics which are:

  • Age
  • Disability
  • Gender reassignment
  • Marriage and Civil Partnership
  • Pregnancy and Maternity
  • Race
  • Religion or belief
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation


Equality Objectives

Our current equality objectives were reviewed in Spring 2021 and are as follows:

  • Strive to achieve equality of opportunity for all, adults and pupils, regardless of protected characteristics
  • Educate all about discrimination and prejudice and promote a harmonious environment (social cohesion)
  • Strive for all pupils, regardless of protected characteristics or the absence thereof, to achieve the highest possible standards in their learning and make good or better progress
  • Ensure that the appointment of staff is in line with equal opportunities legislation
  • Ensure that the governing body of the school reflects the wider community
  • Identify barriers to learning and participation and provide appropriately to meet a diversity of needs


Accessibility Plan

Short Term Priorities
Ensure that parents and carers with visual impairments have equal opportunity to access information from schoolHighlight on all school documentation that goes to parents that it is available in larger print on requestFormat of documentation altered appropriatelyAs required
Parents with physical disabilities are welcomed into   school and their needs are considered at events and visitsWhen we are aware of needs we will plan sensitively for them. This may include rearranging furniture and planning space appropriatelyParents and carers can be equally involved in school   life and their child’s education

As required

Now achieved for several parents - need to develop and ensure for new parents

Ensure that the curriculum can be accessed by all childrenEnsure that timetables and resources are not a barrier   to any individual or group’s access to the curriculumAll children access all aspects of the curriculumThe school reacts to the needs of both adults and children so that the curriculum is accessible
Medium Term Priorities
Ensure that the school develops children’s awareness of disability

Ensure that there are learning resources which show positive images of people with disabilities.

Invite people with disabilities into school - not necessarily but possibly to talk about their disability, e.g. Guide Dogs for the Blind.

Include Paralympic and special Olympic sports in the PE curriculum

Pupils’ awareness and empathy increases 
Long Term Priorities
Access to year 6 classroomsWork with appropriate specialists to deliver
As and when funding becomes available


Equalities Policy