9 Protected Characteristics
We believe that ANY young person from ANY background deserves an EQUAL chance to be successful in whatever they choose to do. We believe that children should be aware of the protected characteristics and show respect to those who share the protected characteristics.
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 respect is shown to everyone.
The 9 Protected Characteristics are
At Aughton, we ensure that our children are given opportunities to develop age-appropriate knowledge and understanding through a well-planned and delivered curriculum as well as sharing key events through Hall of Fame assemblies and Our Wonderful World assemblies. We believe that this prepares our children to protected themselves and others to be protected. This ensures that we are always promoting equality and diversity in our school.