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British Values

British Values


What does it mean?

How do we do it?

How does this link to our School Values?


  • Understand and promote public institutions and services
  • Understand how people can influence decision making through democratic processes
  • Taking part in decision making
  • Understand how elections work
  • Expressing views clearly
  • Holding elections for school council
  • Using school council to contribute to school improvement
  • Visits/visitors linked to local councils
  • Understanding the role of governors
  • Children encouraged to explain their thinking and justify decisions
  • Democracy taught as part of topics such as Ancient Greeks and Romans
  • Communication with Local MP
  • Service
  • Peace

The rule of law

  • Understand rules and why they are needed
  • Distinguishing right from wrong
  • How laws are made
  • The concept of justice
  • Clear school rules displayed around the school
  • Clear behaviour policy consistently implemented
  • Supporting the social and emotional development of children on a daily basis through mediation and review of behaviour, misunderstandings etc
  • New beginnings
  • Houses of Parliament
  • Elections
  • Local Government
  • How laws are made
  • Class rules
  • Trust
  • Forgiveness
  • Justice
  • Humility


Individual liberty

  • Self-knowledge, self-esteem and self-belief
  • Responsibility for behaviour
  • Freedom of speech
  • Anti-bullying processes and policy
  • Challenge stereotypes through the review of resources, practices and policy
  • Personalised target setting and feedback
  • Life Skills @ Create Centre
  • Hope
  • Endurance
  • Thankfulness

Mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs

  • Respect differences
  • Understand and respect other cultures
  • Challenge prejudicial and discriminatory behaviour
  • Awareness of differences in aspects such as faith, gender, sexuality, families
  • Visits to places of worship
  • Visits from people of other faiths
  • Policies that reflect our understanding of social, moral and spiritual development
  • RE curriculum that encompasses all major faiths as well as Christianity
  • Inclusive practice for all, reflected in SEN and Equalities Policies
  • Kick It Out Project
  • Displays showing a range of religious and diversities
  • Reflection areas
  • Peace
  • Compassion
  • Partnership