Promoting the Protected Characteristics at Freegrounds Infant School.
We work to ensure that our children understand that:
The Equality Act became law in 2010. It covers everyone in Britain and protects people from discrimination, harassment and victimisation. Everyone in Britain is protected. This is because the Equality Act protects people against discrimination because of the protected characteristics that we all have.
Under the Equality Act, there are nine Protected Characteristics:
At Freegrounds Infant School, we actively promote these in our curriculum and work to embed them into our ethos.
Under the Equality Act you are protected from discrimination:
At Freegrounds Infant School, we ensure that our children are given opportunities to develop age-appropriate knowledge and understanding through a well-planned and delivered curriculum.
We believe that children should be able to recognise themselves and their circumstances so they can see their lived experiences validated and valued.