Falinge Park High School

Opening Doors; Unlocking Potential

Headteacher’s Challenge 2, December 2016

The Challenge

Your task then is as follows:

It is against the law to discriminate against anyone because of their

  • Age
  • Being or becoming a transsexual person
  • Being married or in a civil partnership
  • Being pregnant or on maternity leave
  • Disability
  • Race, including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin
  • Religion, belief or lack or religion/belief
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation

These are called protected characteristics.

You can do something voluntarily to help people with a protected characteristic. This is called positive action.

Choose at least two of the protected characteristics. In your submission I want you to demonstrate how a person could be discriminated against and what forms it might take. Then show you understand how you as an individual and how we at Falinge Park could take some positive action.


The Response

William Anderson

The Path I never started it, I was just there. I wasn't the one who spat in his hair. My mates called him names took the mick out of his chair. When they took him for a ride, I just stared. Or that time on on the bus, They were calling him gay. I felt tight when he...

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