These are only a small selection of the current legislation in which is makes sure equality is in place. Every school has to follow all legislations when it comes to making the child’s life easier and protecting them, they are made to try to make sure the child is as happy they can be and not feeling left out for simple things such as their ethnic background
Human Rights Act 1998 was also implemented which is basically given children and people rights in their life, here is a few;
? No one can be refused his or her right to education, but this does not mean they can attend the school of their choice.
? The human rights of people need to be balanced against the rights of others.
? Staff may physically restrain a child if in doing so they are protecting others from harm but not in a way that would be used to humiliate or punish a child.
? Schools have duty to protect the human rights of both its pupils and staff.
? Schools must actively prevent bullying as incidents of bullying may in breach of Article 14