There are 9 protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010 and all schools should be able to demonstrate that no form of discrimination is tolerated and that pupils show respect for those who share the protected characteristics.
The 9 Protected Characteristics are:
At Victoria Road, 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.
We want the children and the school community to understand that importance of respecting each other just as we would like to be respected. We are all different from each other and need to respect each other in order for the world to be a place where people can expect to go about their lives happily.