Old Sodbury Church Of England Primary

"Let your light shine" Matthew 5:16


Under the Equality Act 2010, the following characteristics are protected.

Age, Gender reassignment, Disability, Race, Religion or belief, Gender, Sexual orientation, Pregnancy / maternity.

The general duty is set out in Section 149 of the Equality Act 2010. In summary all public bodies and schools must have due regard to the need to:

  1. Eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation.
  2. Advance equality of opportunity between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do not.
  3. Foster good relations between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do not. Schools have a legal requirement to prepare and publish one or more specific and measurable equality objectives which will help them to further the three aims of the Equality Duty. 


Our school's Equality objectives 2022-2025

  • To monitor and analyse pupil attainment by race, gender and disability and act on any trends or patterns in the data that require additional support for pupils.
  • To ensure, when planning the curriculum missions, that positive role models and heroes which reflect diversity in terms of race, gender and disability are incorporated.
  • To ensure that our school’s 2 year PSHE programme provides opportunities to discuss, recognise and challenge stereotypes.
  • To ensure that all pupils are given the opportunity to make a positive contribution to the life of the school e.g. through involvement in the School Council by election or co-option), fund raising, worship teams, play leaders.
  • To celebrate cultural events throughout the year to increase pupil awareness and understanding of different communities e.g. Diwali, Eid, Christmas.
  • To create a diverse programme of collective worship