Gender separation in mixed schools

What mixed schools must consider when separating classes by gender.


Gender separation in mixed schools


This non-statutory guidance is for mixed schools (maintained, academies and other independent).

This follows the Court of Appeal’s judgment in HM Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills v the Interim Executive Board of Al-Hijrah School.

Further information on the Equality Act and how it applies to schools is available at Equality Act 2010: advice for schools.

Published 28 June 2018