Fundamental British Values


British Values How our classes shows them, are taught them etc.
an understanding of how citizens can influence decision-making through the democratic process;
  • School Council/ Eco Council/ House Team Captains voting process
  • Decisions made in class through use of pupil voice (monitor jobs, Class Assembly roles)
  • Use of topic work – Year 3/4 Ancient Greece topic looked at democracy, compared to current UK system. The children held a political debate and children voted for their own political parties.
an appreciation that living under the rule of law protects individual citizens and is essential for their wellbeing and safety;
  • Visits from Fire Service, Police and Nurse
  • School’s behaviour system
  • Classroom Monitor Jobs
  • Play Leader roles
  • E-safety awareness
  • Looking at job roles/ responsibility in PSHEe lessons
  • Alcohol and drug awareness taught in PSHEe lessons
an understanding that there is a separation of power between the executive and the judiciary, and that while some public bodies such as the police and the army can be held to account through Parliament, others such as the courts maintain independence;
  • Visits from the Police
  • Classroom discussions about responsibility
  • PSHEe – how laws are made
an understanding that the freedom to choose and hold other faiths and beliefs is protected in law;
  • Range of World religions taught in RE lessons and assembly
  • Range of books in Library and Book Corners
  • Promoting skills of independence
  • Looking at websites such as Newsround to inform
an acceptance that other people having different faiths or beliefs to oneself (or having none) should be accepted and tolerated, and should not be the cause of prejudicial or discriminatory behaviour
  • Range of World religions taught in RE lessons and assembly
  • PSED/ PSHEe link – similarities and differences/ likes and dislikes (where we live may be different to others), looking at families and different communities
  • Visit to religious places
an understanding of the importance of identifying and combatting discrimination
  • PSED – differences
  • Class/ school rules
  • Child-friendly anti-bullying policy