10. This guidance outlines a new policy ambition to develop a consistent uniform approach to recording and monitoring incidents of bullying through SEEMiS. or the equivalent information management system in Independent Schools.
11. Local authorities are subject to the general equality duty as set out in the Equality Act 2010, which requires 'due regard to the need to eliminate unlawful discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations in the exercise of their functions'.
12. The self-evaluation tool ' How Good is Our School 4' includes a safeguarding quality indicator and specific quality indicator on ensuring wellbeing, equality and inclusion. This supports schools to effectively evaluate their own practice and support self- improvement.