April 2011, the Equality Act introduced the Public Sector Duty (PSED). This duty extends to all aspects of a person’s identity – known as ‘protected characteristics’ – that are protected under the Equality Act 2010. These nine protected characteristics are race, disability, sex, age, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership( for employees), sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity and gender reassignment.
The Academy is required to establish at least one quality objective to address any areas of inequality, or possible inequality, identified as part of our analysis. This is available for you to download or view below.