Equality requirements and procedures

  • Accessibility plan: requirements
    Your school must have an accessibility plan. Find out what your plan needs to include, and follow our step-by-step guide to make sure you stay compliant.
  • Accessibility plans: audit checklists
    Get guidance on carrying out an accessibility audit as part of your duty to have an accessibility plan. Find out who to consult and see examples from schools and local councils.
  • Equality Act 2010
    Schools have specific duties under the Equality Act 2010. Be clear on how the Act protects people and what your duties are.
  • Equality Act 2010: reasonable adjustments
    Understand the rules about providing reasonable adjustments for pupils, staff and parents with disabilities. Be clear on how to decide whether an adjustment would be 'reasonable', including adjustments for school trips and after-school clubs.
  • Gender pay gap reporting: template and requirements
    If you have more than 250 employees in your school, you need to publish and report specific figures about your school's gender pay gap. Find out how to calculate the figures and use our template to present your data.
  • Single equality schemes: examples
    You're no longer required to produce a single equality scheme, but may still find it useful to do so. See examples from primaries, secondaries and special schools.
  • The Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) in schools
    Schools are required to comply with the PSED. Understand what that means and find out the information your school could publish to demonstrate compliance. You can also see examples from primary, secondary and special schools.