Equality and Discrimination
Students at St Giles come from over 70 different countries, with different social and religious backgrounds, varying educational experience, and distinctive family upbringings, and St Giles is committed to treating everyone equally and without discrimination in terms of the various services we provide. In particular we will ensure that students are treated equally in terms of:
It doesn’t matter where you come from, you are a member of an international community at St Giles built on tolerance and openness
It is unlawful in the UK for your age to be the cause of less favourable treatment
Religion and belief
Your religion or belief, or those of somebody else, should not interfere with your right to be treated fairly at school
If you have a physical or mental impairment, you have specific rights that protect you against discrimination. Employers and service providers are obliged to make adjustments for you
Women, men and transgender people should not be treated unfairly because of their gender, because they are married or because they are raising a family
Wherever you were born, wherever your parents came from, whatever the colour of your skin, you have the right to be treated fairly
Whether you are gay, lesbian, bisexual or straight should not put you at a disadvantage
St Giles wants all students to benefit fully from what the school offers, and aims to ensure that everyone has the best possible experience, regardless of nationality, colour, race, ethnic or national original religion or belief, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.
Please contact a member of staff or the student welfare officer immediately if you have a complaint in terms of equality and discrimination or any other matter.
Policy Reviewed 2nd May 2013