British Values Statement

School leaders have nurtured a school community marked by positive and caring relationships which enable good social, moral, spiritual and cultural development along with secure academic achievement.

SIAMS inspection, June 2015

In conjunction with our ethos based on strong Christian Values, British Values further develop our foundations.

The 4  British Values are:

  • Democracy
  • Rule of Law
  • Mutual respect and tolerance
  • Individual Liberty

British ValueOur Practice:
Provision that may help pupils develop an ‘understanding of how citizens can influence decision making through the democratic process.’School Council
Pupil Committees
Big Questions in lessons
Parliament topic in the curriculum
Lunch choices
Freeflow choices in EYFS
Challenge books in Reception class
Restorative Practice Circles
Working as a team to complete a task eg tidying up, forest schools
Seeing both sides of an argument – debates
Follow up Collective Worship circle
Class Mission Statements
Provision that may help pupils develop an ‘appreciation that living under the rule of law protects individual citizens and is essential for their wellbeing and safety.’School Behaviour Policy
PC Pete Whitehouse supporting Internet Safety / E-safety
Road Safety
Pedestrian Training
SPICED drugs awareness programme supported by PC Whitehouse
Restorative Practice Circles
Parliament topic /Magistrate visit
Fire Service visit
Safety rules in the shared area and outside (EYFS)
Forest Schools
Stories which highlight this area
Risk assessments
Class Mission Statements
Collective Worship
Provision that may help pupils develop an ‘understanding that there is a separation of power between the executive and the judiciary.’Link with local MP
Court Case role play topic
Study of the Monarchy
Class Mission Statements
Provision that may help pupils develop an ‘understanding that the freedom to choose and hold other faiths and beliefs is protected in law’ and that ‘acceptance that other people having different faiths or beliefs to oneself (or having none) should be accepted and tolerated.’Global links with Tanzania
RE Curriculum
Geography curriculum
French curriculum
Christian festivals
Chinese New Year
Diwali
Sikh marriage
Collective Worship
Tot’s Praise and other Church visits
Contribution made by Reverend Karen
Harvest and Lent Appeal
Provision that may help pupils develop an ‘of the importance of identifying and combatting discrimination.’Displays
Books and stories linked to this area
Listening to each other eg in circles
Local food bank support
A study of Nelson Mandela
A study of Rosa Parks
Restorative Practice Circles
Challenging discrimination of all types including sexism, racism and homophobia