British Values

British Values - What we do 


How citizens can influence decision-making through the democratic process.

-      Study of democracy linked to Viking Parliament – Year 6

-      Opportunities for children to take part in the voting process

-      Election of School Council, Eco Council and Reading Council

-      Voting for Golden Time Activities

-      Debating opportunities in all year groups

-      Pupil questionnaires

-      Links to thematic planning

-      Debating society

Individual Liberty

An understanding that the freedom to hold other faiths and beliefs is protected in law, and an acceptance that other people having different faiths or beliefs to oneself (or having none) should not be the cause of prejudicial or discriminatory behaviour.


Opportunities for children to exercise free choice on a daily basis including:

-      Golden Time activities

-      School dinners

-      Extra-Curricular activities

-      School Council

-      Through the curriculum

-      Philosophy for Children Lessons

-      Charities Week


 Opportunities to develop understanding that other people have the freedom to make choices within other faiths through:

-      RE lessons

-      World Faith Week

-      Assemblies

-      Anti-Bullying Policy and Anti-Bullying Week

-      Links to thematic planning

The Rule of Law

An appreciation that living under the rule of law protects individual citizens.

An understanding that bodies such as the police and the army can be held to account by the people, through the democratic organs of government.  

-      Behaviour policy

-      Consistent approach to promoting acceptable behaviour through whole school rewards and sanctions

-      PSHE lessons – Jigsaw

-      Bikeability – Y5

-      E-Safety workshops

-      Road Safety training – Y6

-      Golden Rules/Assembly Code

-      Activate leaders

-      Links to thematic planning

-      Links with Local police – PC Tivendale

Respect Tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs

An understanding of the problems of identifying and combating discrimination.

-      Philosophy for children

-      PSHE lessons – Jigsaw

-      Anti-Bullying policy

-      Inclusion policy

-      RE lessons

-      World Faith week

-      Celebration Assemblies

-      Y6 residential

-      Y6 responsibilities- Active 8 leaders

-      Music Concerts

-      Sports Days

-      Inter-school competitions

-      Intra-school competitions


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