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Chesswood Junior School

Chesswood Junior School

Accessibility Plan

At Chesswood Junior School the vision and mission both concentrate their focus on the words “Whole” and “All”. These words are expected to translate into sustained action to ensure every child and every family regardless of difference can take a full and active part in life at Chesswood Junior School – in order that they can Dream, Aspire, Achieve,

This Accessibility Plan is drawn up in compliance with current legislation and requirements as specified in Schedule 10, relating to Disability, of the Equality Act 2010. School Governors are accountable for ensuring the implementation, review and reporting of progress of the Accessibility Plan over a prescribed period.

The Equality Act 2010 replaced all existing equality legislation, including the Disability Discrimination Act. The effect of the law is the same as in the past, meaning that “schools cannot unlawfully discriminate against pupils because of sex, race, disability, religion or belief and sexual orientation”.

The Accessibility Plan is structured to complement and support the school’s Equality Objectives, and will similarly be published on the school website. We understand that the Local Authority will monitor the school’s activity under the Equality Act 2010 (and in particular Schedule 10 regarding Accessibility) and will advise upon the compliance with that duty.