Equality information and objectives: model policy and examples

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

Last reviewed on 5 December 2023
Ref: 41593
Statutory/mandatory for:
Maintained schools
Free schools
Independent schools
Sixth-form colleges
Further education
Pupil referral units
Non-maintained special schools
  1. Download our model equality information and objectives policy
  2. Make a pupil-friendly version of your policy
  3. Take a broad approach to equality and inclusion
  4. Use our advice to write your equality objectives
  5. See examples from schools

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
Model equality information and objectives policy (schools) DOC, 238.0 KB

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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