Equality and Diversity
Equality and Diversity
The University Academy Long Sutton is committed to creating an environment which will promote equality of opportunity for all members of its community. The Academy will provide an appropriate and exciting learning experience for all pupils to enable them to achieve as highly as possible, regardless of race, origin, culture, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or disability.
Through quality teaching, enrichment activities, and personalised pastoral support and guidance we will help prepare our young people for life in our culturally and ethnically diverse society.
The Academy is committed to a fair and equal treatment of all individuals regardless of disablement. It welcomes applications from people with disabilities seeking to join the Academy community as pupils and staff.
Equality & Diversity Aims & Objectives (As stated in our Policy).
- The Academy does not unlawfully discriminate against anyone, whether pupil, parent, staff or visitor, on the grounds of gender, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief or age.
- The Academy promotes the principles of fairness and justice for all through the education that it provides in the Academy and through the promotion of British Values.
- The Academy seeks to ensure that, wherever possible, all pupils have equal access to the full range of educational opportunities provided by the Academy and that, where necessary, support is provided for pupils who experience difficulty accessing the curriculum.
- The Academy strives to constantly identify and remove any forms of indirect discrimination that may form barriers to learning for some groups by reviewing and assessing its policies and practices.
- The Academy ensures that recruitment, employment, promotion and development opportunities are open to all.
- The Academy challenges personal prejudice and stereotypical views whenever they occur. The Academy is aware that prejudice and stereotyping can be caused by misconception and by ignorance. Through positive educational experiences, and support for each individual’s point of view, the Academy aims to promote positive social attitudes and respect for all. P a g e 3 | 6
- The Academy values each pupil’s worth, celebrating both people’s individuality and the cultural diversity of the community centred on the Academy and shows respect for everyone.
- The Academy and its staff strive to be proactive in tackling prejudice and unlawful discrimination