Equal opportunities policy: examples

Get inspiration in writing your own equal opportunities policy with examples of policies from primary schools, a secondary school and a special school.

Last reviewed on 5 May 2022
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  1. Examples from primary schools
  2. Example from a secondary school
  3. Example from a special school

Examples from primary schools

Voluntary aided school in Herefordshire

Pencombe CE School has an equal opportunities policy with sections including:

  • A statement of commitment
  • The learning environment
  • Resources and materials
  • Monitoring and review

Community school in Luton

Norton Road Primary School publishes an equal opportunities policy that sets out:

  • A guide to recognising racist incidents
  • The value the school places on bilingualism and multiculturalism
  • The school's commitment to celebrating diversity through assemblies, learning resources and the curriculum

Example from a secondary school

Academy in Sefton

Formby High School has an equal opportunities policy that covers:

  • Race and ethnicity
  • Gender and sex
  • Disability
  • Religion and belief
  • Sexual orientation
  • Age

Example from a special school

Community special school in Windsor and Maidenhead

Manor Green School has an equal opportunities policy which looks at, among other things:

  • Support offered to pupils with specific protected characteristics
  • Measures the schools takes to promote inclusion
  • Equalities training for staff

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