Child Responsibilities And Children 's Act 2004

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Every Child Matters 2003 and Children Act 2004 updated in 2010 to Help Children Achieve More
Put into place to ensure that all organisations and agencies involved with children birth to 19 work together to achieve the following:
• Stay Safe
• Healthy
• Enjoy and Achieve
• Economic Well-being
• Positive Contribution
These recommendations became a requirement following the Every Child Matters framework and Children’s Act 2004. Every Child Matters was redeveloped throughout the Children’s Plan 2007, setting out to improve educational outcomes for children. In 2010 its name was changed to Help Children Achieve More.
The Equality Act 2010 provides a single, consolidated source of discrimination law. It simplifies the law and it extends protection from discrimination in some areas.
• As far as schools are concerned, for the most part, the effect of the current law is the same as it has been in the past – meaning that schools cannot unlawfully discriminate against pupils because of their sex, race, disability, religion or belief or sexual orientation.
• The exceptions to the discrimination provisions for schools are all replicated in the current act – such as the content of the curriculum, collective worship and admissions to single sex schools and schools of a religious character.
The Act makes it unlawful for the responsible body of a school to discriminate against, harass or victimise a pupil or potential pupil:
• In relation to admissions,
• In the way it provides
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