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Equalities Policy

At Passmaster we will ensure that we provide a safe and caring environment, free from discrimination, for everyone in our community including children with additional needs. To achieve the companies objective of creating an environment free from discrimination and welcoming to all, the company will:

  • Respect the different racial origins, religions, cultures and languages in a multi-ethnic society so that each child is valued as an individual without racial or gender stereotyping.

  • Not discriminate against children on the grounds of disability, sexual orientation, class, family status or HIV/Aids status.

  • Help all children and staff to celebrate and express their cultural and religious identity by providing a wide range of appropriate resources and activities.

  • Strive to ensure that children and staff feel good about themselves and others, by celebrating the differences which make us all unique individuals.

  • Ensure that its services are available to all parents/carers and children and staff in the local community.

  • Ensure that the companies recruitment policies and procedures are open, fair and non-discriminatory.

  • Work to fulfil all the legal requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

  • We will monitor and review the effectiveness of our inclusive practice by conducting an Inclusion Audit on an annual basis.

Challenging inappropriate attitudes and practices We will challenge inappropriate attitudes and practices by engaging children and adults in discussion, by displaying positive images of race and disability, and through our staff always modelling anti-discriminatory behaviour.

Racial harassment The company will not tolerate any form of racial harassment. The company will challenge racist and discriminatory remarks, attitudes and behaviour from the children, from staff and from any other adults (eg parents/carers collecting children).

Promoting equal opportunities, The companies Equal Opportunities Named Coordinator (ENCO) is Tina Dean. The ENCO is responsible for ensuring that:

  • Staff receive relevant and appropriate training

  • The Equalities policy is consistent with current legislation and guidance

  • Appropriate action is taken wherever discriminatory behaviour, language or attitudes occur.



This policy was adopted by: Passmaster Date: 19.10.23

To be reviewed: 18.10.24


Signed: Tina Dean


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