Equality Duty

Here you will find information about how we meet the Equality Dity.

Newfield School complies with the general and specific duties of the Equality Act (2010). In accordance with the duty we publish information that demonstrates that we have due regard to the need to;

  • Eliminate unlawful discrimination
  • Advance equality of opportunity
  • Foster good relations

These specific duties have been considered in relation to all our policies and procedures in school. Our objectives will be reported on and published as part of the Governance public documents available for inspection under the Freedom of Information Regulations and Data Protection duties and in the school newsletter to parents.

By the time pupils leave the school they are often able to give their viewpoints and consider the thoughts and feelings of others. Ofsted, 2016

For more information please see our Equality Duty Policy

Our Equality Objectives are set, reviewed and published annually in our School Development Plan.

School ensures that there are opportunities for activities and education reflecting a diverse range of people from widely differing backgrounds and that due consideration is given to resources to ensure that they are representative of diverse local and global communities.

The school’s work to promote pupils’ personal development and welfare is outstanding. The school’s promotion of pupils’ rights and responsibilities is exceptional. By the time pupils leave the school, they have developed into well-rounded young people able and willing to make a positive contribution to society. Ofsted, 2016

‘Pupils are prepared well for their life in modern Britain. They are often given opportunities and encouraged to make their own choices from the minute they start the school’. Ofsted, 2016

Newfield School
Old Bank Lane
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB1 2PW

01254 588 600

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Safeguarding

Newfield School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority.

Full copies of Policies and Procedures related to all aspects of Safeguarding, and the Complaints Policy, are available on request from Geoff Fitzpatrick, Head Teacher and Designated Senior Lead for Safeguarding and Child Protection.

Equality Duty

Newfield School complies with the general and specific duties of the Equality Act (2010). In accordance with the duty we publish information that demonstrates that we have due regard to the need to;

  • Eliminate unlawful discrimination
  • Advance equality of opportunity
  • Foster good relations

These specific duties have been considered in relation to all our policies and procedures in school. Our objectives will be reported on and published as part of the Governance public documents available for inspection under the Freedom of Information Regulations and Data Protection duties and in the school newsletter to parents.

Our Equality Objectives are set, reviewed and published annually in our School Development Plan.

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