Hate Incidents

These guidelines will help schools fulfil their duty to eliminate discrimination, harassment and victimisation and their duty to foster good relations, under the Equalities Act (2010) and the Public Sector Equalities Duties (2012). It provides schools with information about how to deal with and report on the frequency and extent of prejudiced based incidents within school.

Schools should report all incidents to the Local Authority through the online reporting form:


Useful Downloads

Guidelines for Dealing with and Reporting Prejudice Based Incidents, Hate Incidents and Hate Crimes - updated July 2020

Appendix 1: Prejudice Based and Hate Crime Reporting Proforma for Schools 2016

Appendix 2: Dealing with Prejudice Based Comments or Incidents in Schools