Shaftesbury Junior School

We care, we share, for the future we prepare


Equality Statement


We acknowledge our responsibilities as an employer and will ensure compliance with the Equality Act 2010 in regard to the range of functions associated with being an employer.


We also welcome our duty under the Education and Inspections Act 2006 to promote community cohesion.


We recognise that these duties reflect international human rights standards as expressed in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities, and the Human Rights Act 1998.


In fulfilling our legal obligations, we will:


  • Recognise and respect diversity
  • Foster positive attitudes and relationships, and a shared sense of belonging
  • Observe good equalities practice, including staff recruitment, retention and development
  • Aim to reduce and remove existing inequalities and barriers
  • Consult and involve widely
  • Strive to ensure that society will benefit


Please click on the links below for our main policies.   If you would like a paper copy of any of these documents, please contact the school office.