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.
  • Daily collective worship: requirements and guidance
    Find out about your requirements for providing collective worship and how to go about holding it. Be clear on whether pupils and teachers can choose not to attend.
  • Equality Act 2010
    Be clear on your specific duties under the Equality Act 2010, and how it protects people.
  • Equality Act 2010: reasonable adjustments
    Understand how to provide reasonable adjustments for pupils, staff and parents/carers with disabilities – including for school trips and after-school clubs.
  • Equality impact assessment: template and guidance
    Download and adapt our template equality impact assessment (EIA) to help you account for equality when writing or reviewing your policies.
  • Gender pay gap reporting: template and requirements
    If you have more than 250 employees in your school, you must publish and report specific figures about your school's gender pay gap. Understand what information you need to calculate the figures and use our template to present your data.
  • Single equality schemes: examples
    Although you're no longer required to produce a single equality scheme, it can help you to comply with the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED). See examples from primary and secondary schools, and a special school.
  • 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.