Supporting schools in Northumberland to improve the life chances of all pupils by ensuring that they are safe from discrimination.

Schools, colleges, academies and settings must be able to demonstrate how they protect children and young people from unlawful discrimination and keep them safe from harassment and victimisation.
 
There is comprehensive technical guidance to equality legislation and the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) on the EHRC web site.
 
The Equalities and Schools section of the NCC web site has links to useful resources and reports to help schools and academies to promote equality of opportunity to all children with protected characteristics.
 
There is dedicated support from the Education and Skills service for schools, academies and providers to ensure that they are compliant with legislation, and are meeting the needs of children protected by equality legislation.