Equality Act 2010

The duty for schools

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2(1)This paragraph applies where A is the responsible body of a school to which section 85 applies.

(2)A must comply with the first and third requirements.

(3)For the purposes of this paragraph—

(a)the reference in section 20(3) to a provision, criterion or practice is a reference to a provision, criterion or practice applied by or on behalf of A;

(b)the reference in section 20(3) or (5) to a disabled person is—

(i)in relation to a relevant matter within sub-paragraph (4)(a), a reference to disabled persons generally;

(ii)in relation to a relevant matter within sub-paragraph (4)(b), a reference to disabled pupils generally.

(4)In relation to each requirement, the relevant matters are—

(a)deciding who is offered admission as a pupil;

(b)provision of education or access to a benefit, facility or service.