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

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

See examples from schools

Equality statement and policy

Ashdown Primary School in East Sussex has an equality statement, as well as a policy and action plan. The policy outlines:

  • The school's approach
  • Its duties
  • The roles and responsibilities of staff, pupils and parents/carers

Equality objectives

Hayes School, a secondary school in Bromley, has its equality objectives on its website. The 11 objectives include:

The Eresby School, Splisby, a special school in Lincolnshire, has its equality objectives on its website. They include trust-wide