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British Values

How do we promote British Values at St Charles’ VC Academy?

Rule of Law

  • We will talk about expectations/attendance and behaviours during assemblies.
  • We learn about rules and behaviours to keep us safe.
  • We will write and share classroom rules and rules around our school.
  • We will learn about E-safety
  • We will explore the roles of people who can help us
  • We will learn about the importance of Rules as a whole school and in classes.
  • We will explore rules and responsibilities in RE and PSHE lessons.

Tolerance & Respect

  • We will learn about different religions in our Other Faiths weeks throughout the year
  • We will ask children to complete pupil questionnaires
  • We will share stories with children exploring moral/cultural beliefs
  • We will provide the children with opportunities to attend regular worship in a range of different styles and formats.
  • We will provide opportunities for children to share what they wonder about.
  • We will have whole school themed days to explore similarities and differences between members of our school family and local community.

Democracy

  • We will select and put in place a School Council.
  • We will have the opportunity to vote for things in school.
  • We will learn about the Monarchy and previous monarchies
  • We will hold debates and open-ended discussions
  • We will have roles and responsibilities in school both at a classroom and whole school level
  • We will fundraise for charities

Individual Liberty

  • We will provide opportunities for child-led learning through projects, pupil choice lessons, child-initiated learning and continuous provision
  • We provide children with choices for lunches and tuck shop
  • We provide children with choices for reading books/library books
  • We provide children with after school club choices
  • We will provide children with life skills such as cooking and ICT club
  • We complete regular pupil voice questionnaires to allow children’s voices to be heard.
British Values