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Broadheath Primary

Diocese of Worcester

The Diocese of Worcester Multi-Academy Trust are deeply committed to implementing a collaborative approach to developing and securing excellent educational provision for all our pupils.

DoWMAT number 10390487
Field House, 29, Sansome Walk, Worcester WORCS WR1 1NU

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British Values Statement

School are legally bounded, through their curriculum to actively promote the fundamental 'British Values'

 

OFSTED Version DFE Version
Democracy  Respect for democracy and support for participation.
The Rule of Law Respect for the basis on which the law is made and applied in England.
Support of equality of opportunity for all .
Individual Liberty  Support and respect for the liberties of all within the law.
Mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs Respect for and tolerance of different faiths and religions and other beliefs.

Actively Promote

Focus on and show how, the school’s work is effective in securing these values • Challenging pupils, staff or parents who express opinions contrary to British values.

 

Democracy 

Provide pupils with a broad general knowledge of, and promote respect for, public institutions and services • Teach pupils how they can influence decision-making through the democratic process 

Include in the curriculum information on the advantages and disadvantages of democracy and how it works in Britain • Encourage pupils to become involved in decision-making processes and ensure they are listened to in school; School Council; Eco-Committee

Organise visits to the local council and Parliament where possible, Hold ‘mock elections’ so pupils learn how to argue and defend points of view. Help pupils to express their views and teach pupils how public services operate and how they are held to account, modelling how perceived injustice can be peacefully challenged in everyday life.

 

Rule of law

Ensure school rules and expectations are clear and fair •Help pupils to distinguish right from wrong •Help pupils to respect the law and the basis on which it is made •Help pupils to understand that living under the rule of law protects individuals •Include visits from the police and people in authority where possible in the curriculum

 

Individual liberty

Support pupils to develop their self-knowledge, self-esteem and self-confidence, to encourage pupils to take responsibility for their behaviour, as well as knowing their rights. Challenge stereotypes, implement a strong anti-bullying culture where people care for each other Model freedom of speech through pupil participation.

 

Respect and tolerance

Promote respect for individual differences, help pupils to acquire an understanding and respect for their own and other cultures and ways of life. Challenge the prejudicial or discriminatory behaviour and organise visits to places of worship. Develop links with faith communities and progress critical thinking skills. Discuss differences between people, such as differences of faith, ethnicity, disability or gender and differences of family situations, such as looked-after children or young carers.

 

Monitoring

The Head Teacher and Governors will monitor how the school promotes British values by the following means;

  • Visiting Assemblies 
  • Discussions with pupils, parents and staff 
  • School questionnaires (parents and pupils) 
  • ‘School Year’ books 
  • Regular Newsletters 
  • Curriculum Planning
  • Learning Walks