Last reviewed on 5 December 2023
Statutory/mandatory for: Maintained schools Academies Free schools Independent schools Sixth-form colleges Further education Pupil referral units Non-maintained special schools

Use our model equality policy document and guidance on writing objectives to help you comply with the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED).

Download our model equality information and objectives policy

Our model:

  • Is designed for you to adapt to suit your school’s context
  • Takes account of relevant requirements and good practice
  • Is approved by Forbes Solicitors

Read on for advice about setting and publishing your objectives, as well as examples from schools.

Make a pupil-friendly version of your policy

You may want to send out a version of your policy to pupils so they can clearly understand how you'll ensure equal treatment for everyone in the school. 

To do this, you don't need to re-write your policy, but instead:

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