Equality Duty - 2022/2023

Cranfield Church of England Academy is committed to ensuring that it meets its specific duties in relation to current equality legislation. Under the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) we are required to publish information about how the school addresses equality issues. The Equality Act 2010 states that the following protected characteristics must be considered when making decisions or formulating policy:

The information we publish will have “due regard” and be linked to the three main elements of the Public Sector Equality Duty.

Due regard is defined as giving relevant and proportionate consideration to the duty, which in school means that:

At Cranfield Church of England Academy we are committed to preparing annual Equality Objectives. These will be interwoven into our Whole School Objectives and Subject Action Plans, and our Accessibility Plan, and will contribute towards our drive towards providing exceptional schooling for all pupils. We seek to consult and involve all those affected by inequality in the decisions we make through pupil, parent and staff questionnaires and forums. 

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Cranfield Church of England Academy will publish information annually to demonstrate how we are complying with the duty, in the form of a review of the Equality Objectives.

Equality Objectives 2021 – 2022:

Develop the support for children’s emotional wellbeing and resilience through involvement in projects with The Mind Map Charity (Caterpillar Club /Shields of resilience) and with The Jigsaw Service. (Sunshine Circles).

These objectives will be planned for and met through our process of Whole School Development, and reviewed on a termly basis.