The David Ross Education Trust

David Ross Education Trust schools create a rich and exciting learning environment that inspires students to become their confident, academic best.

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Barnes Wallis Academy

At Barnes Wallis Academy we aim to provide each and every one of our students with the guidance and support they need to excel.

Equality Objectives

We recognise that the public sector equality duty has three aims. These aims are to: 

  • Eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation and other conduct under the Act
  • Advance equality of opportunity between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do not
  • Foster good relations between people who have a shared characteristic and those who do not 

The David Ross Education Trust will annually review how well we achieve these aims with regard to the protected groups under the Equality Act (2010) (race, disability, gender, gender re-assignment, age, pregnancy and maternity, marital status, religion and belief and sexual orientation). 

We aim to provide the highest possible education for all of our students. The ethos of our academies clearly reflects our commitment to fully including and respecting all members of our academy communities.

We have set ourselves the following objectives for 2022 onwards: 

Objective 1: There will be equality of opportunity for all pupils within academies and for all our staff across the trust, regardless of protected characteristics.

Objective 2: The Trust will provide an inclusive, professional and secure environment for all. Our Trust

Further detail is contained in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy