Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Birkdale welcomes pupils from all backgrounds and from a wide geographical area which covers all of South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and North Nottinghamshire. The School has a rich cultural and social mix where everyone is valued and nurtured to achieve their best.

Birkdale is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our pupils and staff, and eliminating all forms of discrimination on the grounds of the following protected characteristics:

  • Age
  • Disability (physical or mental)
  • Gender reassignment
  • Marriage and civil partnership
  • Pregnancy and maternity
  • Race (including colour, nationality, and ethnic or national origin)
  • Religion or belief
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation

Our aim is for the whole school community to be understanding, accepting and value the different personal, physical and social charactersitics of each individual. As a Christian School, Birkdale is committed to the promotion of care for and respect of each individual within its community. We believe that every person is created equally in God’s image.