Creating a fairer Britain
The Equality Act came into force on 1 October 2010. Some of the information on this page may be out of date.
Your religious beliefs – or lack of them – should not affect your access to education or training (although certain forms of selection by schools according to religion or belief may be lawful in some circumstances). Nor should it affect the quality of what you are taught.
Find out more about the rights of pupils, students and parents in either Guidance for education providers: Schools or Guidance for education providers: Further and Higher Education.